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) (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