• Heavy Equipment Repair Technology

    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.

    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