Logging Equipment Mechanic

Adjust, maintain, and repair logging equipment and accessories.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $65,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Logging Equipment Mechanics do?

Adjusts, maintains, and repairs gasoline-, hydraulic-, and diesel-powered logging equipment and accessories, such as air compressors, cranes, donkey engines, generators, and road graders. May overhaul and repair tractors [TRACTOR MECHANIC] and automotive vehicles [AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC]. May weld or cut metals, using electric or gas welder [WELDER, COMBINATION].

Should I be a Logging Equipment Mechanic?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Printing-Equipment-Mechanic Apprentice, Rigging Loft Mechanic

    How to Become a
    Logging Equipment Mechanic

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