Heavy Duty Mechanics
As a student in the Heavy Duty Mechanics program you will learn useful skills in hydraulics, engine overhaul, and gas and arc welding. Using both hand and power tools, you’ll learn how to diagnose and repair problems in the engine, transmission, power train, cooling, electrical and fuel systems. Students explore preventive maintenance, troubleshooting techniques, and repair methods on gas and diesel equipment. With the solid mechanical experience gained in this program, graduating students are well prepared to continue their education or go right to work after graduation.
This CTE program is available at:
Sample Career Pathways for Heavy Duty Mechanics Graduates (Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics)
|Job Title||Projected Job Growth Through 2028||Average Yearly Salary|
|Diesel Service Technician/Mechanic||13,800||$48,500|
|Heavy Vehicle/Mobile Equipment Service Technician||7,900||$51,590|
|Heavy Equipment Operator||44,000||$48,160|