The average hourly pay for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in South Africa is R134.55.
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Job Description for Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Heavy equipment mechanics are in charge of maintaining company-related machinery. They are responsible for providing upkeep to that machinery to ensure that needed equipment functions properly; this includes preventive care and maintenance. Heavy equipment mechanics perform regular inspections to ensure machines comply with local, state, and federal regulations. They must possess advanced mechanical skills to troubleshoot and fix industrial equipment using heavy tools, as well as receive regular…Read more
Heavy Equipment 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 Equipment Mechanic
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Skills in Heavy Equipment Repair, Equipment Maintenance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting and Industrial Hydraulics.
Pay by Experience Level for Heavy Equipment Mechanic
An entry-level Heavy Equipment Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R99.19 based on 5 salaries. An early career Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R116.32 based on 93 salaries. A mid-career Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R143.72 based on 107 salaries. An experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R162.74 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R157.
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