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Heavy Construction Equipment Mechanic

at Dakota County Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 64
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The construction industry needs well-trained, mechanically minded, hard-working mechanics. All coursework is designed to prepare students to work with heavy equipment dealers and contractors. The instruction will involve classroom theory, mock-up demonstrations and repair of customers' heavy equipment. Making repairs on equipment plays a vital role in skill development. Mechanics already in the field can update their knowledge by registering for specific major courses.

Program Locations

  • Dakota County Technical College 55068

Labor Market Information

  • Rail Car Repairers

  • Median wage: $28.01/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics

  • Median wage: $26.42/hour-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Dakota County Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN 55068 Toll-Free: (877) 937-3282 Local: (651) 423-8301 TTY: (651) 423-8621 Email: