Diesel 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)


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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. (Associated Equipment Distributors).

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.

Diesel mechanics and heavy equipment mechanics secure jobs with road construction companies, trucking companies, the mining industry, bus lines and logging and diesel equipment dealers. Government agencies hire mechanics to maintain their diesel-powered equipment.

Meet the Faculty

John Bright

Diesel Mechanics Instructor

Allen Nuzum

Auto/Diesel CLA