Maintenance/Service Technicians are the point of contact for making repairs on agricultural implements and lawn and garden equipment. They are responsible for implementing a basic diagnosis and executing it for clients. Maintenance/Service Technicians also work heavily with diesel engines, gasoline engines, and transmissions.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
A high school diploma or more preferably an associate’s degree in industrial equipment technologies, mechanics, heavy equipment and transport technology, is required.
To pursue a career as a Maintenance/Service Technician:
The following high school courses are recommended:agricultural education, a focus on science, and mathematics.
Employed by farm equipment dealers and manufactures.
Future Job Market/Outlook:
The future outlook for Maintenance/Service Technicians is projected to be good to excellent depending on skills, certification and location.
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