• Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians
  • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 45,900
    $28,830 range bar $70,990
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Heavy vehicle and mobile equipment service technicians, also called mechanics, inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles and machinery used in construction, farming, rail transportation, and other industries.

What do they typically do

  • Clean and lubricate parts
  • Maintain, repair, and overhaul farm machinery and vehicles like tractors, harvesters, and irrigation systems
  • Locate and diagnose problems by examining and listening to equipment, reading inspection reports, and talking with customers
  • Put machines and equipment back together after repair, testing their operation and making adjustments as needed
  • Tune or overhaul engines
  • Record details of repairs made and parts used
  • Test and replace electrical components and wiring using test meters, soldering equipment, and hand tools
  • Use hand tools to take apart defective machines for repair

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +1.0%
Job Openings 138

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