Occupations - More Info
Title: Transport and Truck Mechanic
Definition: Truck and transport mechanics inspect, repair, and maintain commercial trucks, emergency vehicles, buses, and road transport vehicles. They work on the vehicle�s structural, mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems and work on components such as engines, cab, chassis and frames, brakes, steering, suspension, drive train, HVAC, fuel systems, and hydraulic systems.
Definition (More Info):
• Central Training Academy - Truck & Transport Mechanic
• College of the North Atlantic - Truck & Transport Mechanic
First Credential: Certificate plus apprenticeship
Salary Range: PayScale (Canada) (Jul 2021)
Diesel Mechanic: Entry Low: $17.62. Entry Median: $28.60/hr.
Heavy Duty Mechanic: Low: $18.73. Median: $33.51/hr.
Heavy Equipment Mechanic: Low:$19.62. Median: $30.35/hr.
Salary (More Info): PayScale: Diesel Mechanic; Heavy Duty Mechanic; Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Related Specialties: Automotive Service Technician, Heavy Equipment Technician, Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Professional Associations: Women Building Futures (WBF); Office to Advance Women Apprentices; Women in Automotive; Automotive Womens Alliance Foundation (SWAF); Automotive Industries Association of Canada
Other Resources: Gov of NL: Plan of Training; Red Seal; Women of Influence