Diesel and Mechanics and Heavy Equipment


About This Program

Students learn repair, maintenance, and mechanical skills for operation of diesel equipment and diagnosis of diesel mechanical issues.

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Degrees & Credits

A.A.S. Degree (75 credits)

Diploma (67 credits)


Diesel Mechanic Virtual Tour

Program Features

Heavy Equipment Mechanics

Heavy equipment mechanics repair all parts of large trucks, buses, construction and earth moving equipment. They inspect, test and repair heavy equipment systems, including hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical.


Accredited Program

The Diesel and Heavy Equipment program is AED accredited. (Automated External Defibrillator).

Diesel Mechanics

Students in the Diesel Mechanics program develop the skills to troubleshoot, and repair a diesel engine through our hands-on learning approach.


The Shop

Hibbing’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment program provides a modern, well-equipped diesel shop. Students learn theory and application of 2-cycle and 4-cycle engines, electrical and hydraulic systems, fuel injection, turbochargers, clutches, heavy equipment, recordkeeping, power transmissions, and steering, brakes and tires.

Meet the Faculty

Forrest Brownlee

Diesel Mechanic Instructor

John Bright

Diesel Mechanics Instructor