Heavy Equipment Mechanic Training 35,000 openings projected around the country by 2026*

Heavy equipment mechanic training at Lincoln Tech helps you build professional experience while you work side-by-side with industry-experienced instructors. You’ll learn to troubleshoot, repair and maintain the electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, drive train, steering and suspension systems on a wide variety of rigs. Heavy equipment includes trucks, heavy-duty machinery, off-road equipment, construction equipment and more.

Build a career working with the equipment that helps build America. Along the way you'll have the Lincoln Tech advantage at your fingertips:

  • Get under the hood in our heavy equipment bays, which feature computerized diagnostic equipment and professional grade tools of the trade.**
  • Take apart and reassemble engines, transmissions and transaxles from heavy duty equipment such as tractors, bulldozers, backhoes, excavators and much more.
  • Learn how Pascal's Law and Bernoulli's Principles of hydraulics apply to the heavy equipment repair and maintenance industry.
  • Train to repair 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.

Lincoln Tech 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 others.

Enroll in hands-on career training at Lincoln Tech, and get on the path to a successful career in the heavy equipment industry!

* Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

**Campus equipment and machinery varies by school.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program can be found at:

Campuses that currently offer training in this program area are listed below, as well as links to exact program informational fact sheets:

Take the Next Step

Complete this simple 3-step form to get started. Click NEXT to go to step 2.


Step 1


Step 2


Step 3

Lincoln Scholarship