Heavy Equipment Mechanic Training
Hands-on heavy equipment maintenance program
What You Will Learn at Lincoln Tech
Heavy equipment mechanic training at Lincoln Tech helps you build professional experience while you work side-by-side with industry-experienced instructors on the electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, drive train, steering and suspension systems on trucks, heavy-duty machinery, and off-road equipment. You'll learn to develop the skills that can lead to rewarding, challenging careers repairing and maintaining the vehicles and equipment that build America, and along the way you'll have the Lincoln advantage at your fingertips:
- Get under the hood in our heavy equipment bays, which feature computerized diagnostic equipment and the tools of the trade – the same tools the pros use every day on the job!
- Take apart and reassemble engines, transmissions and transaxles from heavy duty equipment such as tractors, bulldozers, backhoes, excavators and much more.
- Study the applications of Pascal's Law and Bernoulli's Principles of hydraulics to the heavy equipment repair and maintenance industry.
- Supplement your hands-on training with interactive classroom learning techniques such as web-based information retrieval systems, where professors use a projector to ask questions, and students respond by using a "clicker" to chime in with their answers.
- Train to disassemble and replace parts on heavy equipment systems such as front-end loader differentials, brake systems, kingpin suspensions, rubber and steel track systems and much more.
- “Drive Your Performance” with an orientation class that talks to you about what you can expect, what you'll learn and explains what Lincoln's role is in your educational training.
Lincoln Will Prepare You For a Heavy Equipment Career
At Lincoln's heavy equipment technician schools, you’ll get ready to shift into high gear with a career in the heavy equipment industry. You'll be prepared to pursue entry-level employment opportunities as a heavy equipment technician at equipment dealerships, independent construction companies, equipment rental companies and independent repair shops. Heavy equipment is used in many industries, such as refuse and recycling, road and highway construction, agricultural, forestry, mining, military and many more.
As new technology enters the market, so does the need for qualified technicians to repair and maintain these new technologies, parts and intricate systems. And to help you find companies that need people just like you, Lincoln’s Career Services department can help connect you to our industry contacts!
Learn how to repair and service heavy equipment – enroll in heavy equipment mechanic training at Lincoln, and get on the path to a successful career in the heavy equipment industry.
*Campus equipment and machinery varies by school.