Heavy Construction Equipment Technology

Program Overview

Awards/Outcomes Credits Location
Heavy Construction Equipment Technology - A.A.S. Degree 72 cr. Rosemount
Heavy Construction Equipment Technology - Diploma 64 cr. Rosemount
Heavy Construction Equipment Maintenance - Certificate 30 cr. Rosemount

Major Description

Coursework prepares students to succeed as well-trained, mechanically minded, hard-working mechanics with heavy equipment dealers and contractors. Instruction involves classroom theory, mock-up demonstrations and repair of customer-owned heavy equipment. Making repairs on actual equipment is vital to skill development. Mechanics already in the field can update their knowledge by registering for specific courses.

Work Environment

Heavy equipment dealers and earth-moving contractors are top employers. Jobs are also available with mining and logging companies. Most mechanics work in indoor shops, but experienced field service technicians travel to job sites to perform repairs.

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Academic Advisor

Drew Boatman

Instructors

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Roger Gartner