Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Also known as: Construction Equipment Mechanic, Equipment Mechanic, Equipment Technician, Field Mechanic, Field Service Technician, Field Technician, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Heavy Equipment Technician, Mechanic, Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Description: From semi-tractors and bulldozers to man lifts and farming equipment, Heavy Equipment Mechanics work keep large machines and engines running in optimal condition. Employers generally require these Mechanics to possess a minimum of a high school degree. In order to stay competitive, Mechanics are encouraged to obtain some postsecondary education in small engine repair, engineering, diesel technology, computer electronic controls or other related fields. Many programs take between one to two years to complete and offer certifications upon completion.
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