• Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Mobile heavy equipment mechanics inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles and machinery like the cranes, bulldozers, and graders used in construction, farming, rail transportation, surface mining, and other industries.

What do they typically do

  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to make sure they perform properly and comply with manufacturers' specifications
  • Take apart and reassemble heavy equipment and components
  • Perform scheduled maintenance, such as cleaning and lubricating parts
  • Use computerized tools and equipment to diagnose and identify required repairs
  • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and drawings
  • Overhaul and test machines and equipment to make sure they operate efficiently

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Opening 438

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