Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Heavy duty equipment technicians diagnose, repair, adjust, overhaul, maintain, and test mobile heavy duty equipment. They are employed in various industries such as construction, forestry, mining, marine, oil and gas, material handling, landscaping and land clearing.

NOC: 7312

Designation Year: 1963

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Heavy Duty Equipment Technician, in BC, MB, NL, NS, ON, PE, SK
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (QC), Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (Off Road) (YT), Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Off-Road (NT), Heavy Equipment Service Technician (NB), Heavy Equipment Technician (NU), Heavy Equipment Technician - Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Off Road) (AB), Heavy Equipment Technician – Off Road Mechanic (NU)

Occupational Standard for current exams

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Sample Questions

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Red Seal Exam Breakdown

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Ellis Chart

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