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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):
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Education Program:
Central Training Academy - Truck & Transport Mechanic
College of the North Atlantic - Truck & Transport Mechanic

First Credential: Certificate plus apprenticeship

Salary Range: PayScale (Canada) (Sept 2015)
Diesel Mechanic: Entry Low: $35,759. Entry Median: $25/hr.
Heavy Duty Mechanic: Low: $40,728. Median: $31/hr.
Heavy Equipment Mechanic: Low: $40,346. Median: $29/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

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