Medium/heavy vehicles and mobile equipment are indispensable to many industrial activities, from construction to railroad transportation. Medium/heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians and mechanics repair and maintain engines and hydraulic, transmission, and electrical systems for this equipment. Farm machinery, cranes, bulldozers, and railcars are all examples of heavy vehicles that require such service.

    This is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles. The program includes instruction in diesel engine mechanics, suspension and steering, brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, preventive maintenance inspections, drive trains, HVAC systems, and auxiliary equipment installation and repair.



Degrees and Certifications:

  • Mr. Ryan Lehnortt
    (814) 677-3097, 1113

  • Industry Recognized Certifications Available: 

    CareerSafe - OSHA Certification

    S/P2 - Heavy Duty

  • Skills taught:

    • Operation of Diesel Engines 
    • Engine Components 
    • Test Equipment and Service Tools 
    • Engine Inspect and Service 
    • Cooling Systems 
    • Welding‐ Arc
    • Oxyacetylene Fuel Systems 
    • Electrical Systems 
    • Engine Rebuild
    • Fuel and Exhaust Systems
    • Inspect and Service Power Trains 
    • Brakes & Steering System
  • Careers in this field:

    • Bus and Truck Mechanics 
    • Diesel Engine Specialist
    • Farm Equipment Mechanics
    • Heavy Equipment Mechanics
    • Recreational Vehicle Technicians
    • Tire Repairers and Changers
    • Transportation Inspectors
    • Diesel Engines Repair
    • Trailer Mechanic
    • State Inspection Mechanic
    • Heavy Equipment Operator
    • Parts Supply Technician
    • CDL Truck Driver