The average hourly pay for an Experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic with Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding skills is $22.54.
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Job Description for Heavy Duty Mechanic
Heavy duty mechanics work with a variety of heavy duty equipment, such as mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and/or pneumatic equipment. They maintain these machines, troubleshoot equipment should something go wrong, and may order supplies and parts. They may also manage inventory and make notes into an inventory system as required by their employers. Heavy duty mechanics must be able to disassemble, clean, and then reassemble a motor. Additionally, they must be cost efficient by analyzing parts…Read more
Heavy Duty Mechanic Tasks
- Maintain and repair heavy equipment, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical machinery and systems.
- Maintain shop supplies, shop and tools.
- Read, understand and apply information from technical manuals, prints and schematics.
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Popular Skills for Heavy Duty Mechanic
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Skills in Heavy Equipment Repair, Welding, Heavy Duty Truck Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Duty Mechanic
An early career Heavy Duty Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.50 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Duty Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $22.66 based on 12 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $27.
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