Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, dairy equipment, and irrigation systems.
On the job, you would:
- Maintain, repair, and overhaul farm machinery and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, and irrigation systems.
- Dismantle defective machines for repair, using hand tools.
- Record details of repairs made and parts used.
If a career as an Agricultural Equipment Technician seems interesting to you Monroe Career and Technical Institute offers Diesel Technology. The Diesel Technology Program is designed to prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the specialized maintenance and repair of trucks, buses, and other commercial and industrial vehicles. This Program includes instruction in diesel engine mechanics, suspension and steering, brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, preventive maintenance inspections, drive trains, HVAC systems, and auxiliary equipment installation and repair.
The Diesel Technology Program includes safety, theory, and general practice. Diesel technicians must like to work with machines and be able to use both hand and power tools. This Program is certified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
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