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 Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
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SchoolThompson Rivers University
LocationKamloops, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 15,019
DegreeNot Applicable
Honours
Co-op
Length
Entry Grade (%)*
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Prerequisites Notes
Cost
Scholarships5 scholarship(s)
DescriptionOpportunities are unlimited for the Heavy Duty Mechanic who has acquired journeyman status. Personal benefits as well as monetary rewards make this trade a lucrative vocation. In addition, trained people are always in great demand.

A Heavy Duty Equipment Technician is a tradesperson who possesses the full range of knowledge, abilities and skills required to diagnose, repair, adjust, overhaul, maintain, operate and test the mobile, heavy duty machinery used in the construction, forestry, mining, petrochemical, material handling, landscaping, land clearing, transportation, road building and farming sectors. Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians work in the full range of environmental conditions; from comfortable shops to remote sites where inclement weather can be a factor. Shift work is common. Good physical condition is important because the work often requires considerable standing, bending, crawling, lifting, climbing, pulling and reaching.
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