Heavy-duty equipment mechanics

National Occupation Code (NOC): 7312  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Heavy-duty equipment mechanics repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain mobile heavy-duty equipment used in construction, transportation, forestry, mining, oil and gas, material handling, landscaping, land clearing, farming and similar activities. They are employed by companies which own and operate heavy equipment, and by heavy equipment dealers, rental and service establishments, railway transport companies and urban transit systems.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Agricultural Equipment Technician
  • Apprentice Farm Equipment Mechanic
  • Apprentice Farm Machinery Mechanic
  • Backhoe Mechanic
  • Caterpillar Tractor Repairer
  • Construction Equipment Mechanic
  • Construction Equipment Repairman/woman
  • Crane Repairer
  • Crane Service Technician
  • Diesel Engine Mechanic
  • Diesel Engine Mechanic - Heavy Equipment
  • Diesel Engine Mechanic Apprentice
  • Diesel Engine Repairman/woman - Railway
  • Diesel Locomotive Repairman/woman
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Diesel Mechanic - Heavy Equipment
  • Diesel Mechanic Apprentice
  • Dredge Mechanic
  • Dredge Repairer
  • Earthmoving Equipment Mechanic
  • Excavating Equipment Mechanic
  • Farm Equipment Mechanic
  • Farm Equipment Technician
  • Farm Machinery Mechanic
  • Farm Machinery Wheelwright
  • Farm Tractor Mechanic
  • Farm Tractor Repairer
  • Felling Equipment Mechanic
  • Fuel Injection Unit Servicer - Diesel
  • Grading Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Diesel Engine Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Combination Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Inspector-repairer
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Diesel Engine
  • Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairer
  • Heavy Mobile Equipment Repairman/woman
  • Heavy Mobile Logging Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Mobile Mining Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanic Apprentice
  • Heavy-duty Equipment Technician
  • Heavy-duty Equipment Technician Apprentice
  • Journeyman/woman Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanic
  • Locomotive Mechanic
  • Mine Locomotive Repairman/woman
  • Mobile Farm Equipment Mechanic
  • Mobile Farm Machinery Repairer
  • Mobile Logging Equipment Mechanic
  • Mobile Mining Equipment Mechanic
  • Paving Equipment Mechanic
  • Power Shovel Mechanic
  • Repairer Mechanic
  • Sideboom Mechanic
  • Tractor Mechanic
  • Agricultural Equipment Technician
  • Construction Equipment Mechanic
  • Diesel Mechanic - Heavy Equipment
  • Farm Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Mobile Logging Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy Mobile Mining Equipment Mechanic
  • Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanic Apprentice
  • Heavy-duty Equipment Technician
  • Locomotive Mechanic
  • Tractor Mechanic
  • Diesel Technician/Mechanic
  • Heavy Duty Mechanic

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for heavy-duty equipment mechanics.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree $59,987
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $54,608
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $65,787
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $53,842
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $101,056
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $62,609
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for heavy-duty equipment mechanics.

Gender Median Income
Male $62,609
Female $62,604
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (32 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for heavy-duty equipment mechanics.

$48,750.00
Lowest Observed
$87,750.00
Highest Observed
$54,600.00
25th Percentile
$62,156.91
Average
$56,940.00
Median
$70,200.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for heavy-duty equipment mechanics

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 20
25 to 34 years 135
35 to 44 years 105
45 to 54 years 95
55 to 64 years 130
65 to 74 years 25
75 years and over 10
Total 500
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for heavy-duty equipment mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 145
Part Time 355
Total 500
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for heavy-duty equipment mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 500
Female 0
Total 500
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for heavy-duty equipment mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 450
Self Employed 45
Total 500
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for heavy-duty equipment mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 490
Unemployed 10
Total 500
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for heavy-duty equipment mechanics. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 45
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 105
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 140
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 165
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 20
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 35
Total 500
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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