Heavy Equipment Technician

Heavy Equipment Technicians repair, maintain and overhaul engines in heavy vehicles, industrial heavy equipment and commercial transport vehicles.

Key Skills IconKey skills

  • Good vision, hearing and sense of smell
  • Strength and stamina
  • Mechanical ability and interest
  • Problem-solving 

Working Conditions IconWorking conditions

  • Garages, outdoor construction and industrial sites
  • Travel may be required
  • Risk of injury

Is it a good fit? IconCareer potential*

  • Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Supervisor
  • Service Manager

*May require additional education.

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