Occupation Overview

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

CARSability breaks down a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician's knowledge into seven broad categories.

  • Electrical and Electronic Systems
  • Engines and Supporting Systems
  • Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
  • Drive Trains
  • Steering, Suspension and Brakes
  • Structural Components, Climate Control, Accessories and Attachments
  • Occupational Skills

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician assessments address the following topics in depth.

  • Diagnoses electrical and electronic systems
  • Repairs electrical and electronic systems
  • Diagnoses engines and supporting systems
  • Repairs engines and supporting systems
  • Diagnoses hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Repairs hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Diagnoses drive trains
  • Repairs drive trains
  • Diagnoses steering, suspension, brakes and tires
  • Repairs steering, suspension and brakes
  • Diagnoses and repairs HVAC systems
  • Services structural components
  • Services operator station
  • Installs, diagnoses and repairs attachments and accessories
  • Uses tools and equipment
  • Performs maintenance and inspections
  • Analyses and processes information

Occupation Development

CARSability was developed using an in-depth analysis of each occupation in the automotive industry. This detailed approach was applied to all asspects of the tool and allows CARSability to generate unsurpassed skills assessment results and to pin-point exact training recommendations. To read more about CARSability please follow the links below: