• Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics
  • Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 46,380
    $32,120 range bar $62,710
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • 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

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

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.2%
Job Opening 474

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