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What’s it like to be a Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic?
Heavy vehicle motor mechanics repair, maintain and test heavy vehicles, other
engines and related mechanical components.
Heavy vehicle motor mechanics may work on trucks, buses, agricultural
machinery, earthmoving equipment, and stationary engines, including
generators, pumps, compressors and drilling rigs. They may have to work in
regional areas when repairing agricultural, earthmoving and heavy transport
How much can I expect to earn?
Full-time employed Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic earn an average of $966 per
week. The [average annual salary for this job is $50232 excluding super.]
- enjoy practical and manual activities
- mechanical aptitude
- good at mathematics
- able to cope with the physical demands of the job.
This job also involves:
Full use of hands/fingers
Use of precision or semi-precision tools or instruments or deft hand movements
are required for these occupations. Included are jobs where poor co-ordination
or incomplete use of hands or fingers may make tasks dangerous or difficult to
Handling chemicals/greasy items
These jobs involve the daily handling of substances which may cause irritation
to skin, eyes, etc., and may aggravate dermatitis or other medical conditions.
Daily lifting of items over 10 kilograms, with or without the use of
mechanical aids, is a requirement of these jobs.
The main duties and tasks involved in these jobs require daily physical
exertion, such as bending and twisting, lifting, climbing, pulling, pushing,
carrying or other effort where physical fitness is required. People with
heart, back or other conditions who should avoid physical strain may wish to
avoid these jobs.
Reading or writing
These jobs require moderate or better reading and writing skills. Workers may
be expected to prepare, understand or act on written materials, such as
letters or reports. People may wish to avoid these jobs if their reading or
writing English skills are limited to a small range of words or phrases and
symbols. Jobs remaining may still require very basic reading or writing
This occupation offers jobs at the following skill levels:
Skilled Trade Jobs
These jobs do not usually require completion of secondary education, however
further part-time study usually at Certificate III level, and on-the-job
training offered as an apprenticeship, is required.
At school, you can study these subject(s) to get a good foundation for this
School subjects that include some aspect of INDUSTRIAL ARTS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases an industrial arts-related subject is
a pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
School subjects that include some aspect of MATHEMATICS provide a useful
background to these jobs. In some cases a mathematics-related subject is a
pre-requisite for entry to courses that provide the training for the job.
Duties and tasks of a Heavy Vehicle Motor Mechanic
Heavy vehicle motor mechanics may perform the following tasks:
- diagnose, overhaul, repair, tune, maintain and test diesel, petrol and gas-powered vehicles
- detect mechanical and electrical faults by using instruments that check charging and starting circuitry, batteries, ignition and ignition timing, fuel injection systems and speed control, cylinder compression, engine condition, braking efficiency, and wheel balance and alignment
- repair and maintain the hydraulic components of diesel, petrol and gas engines that are used to power attachments such as hoists, booms, scrapers, buckets and augers
- use oxy, ARC, TIG and MIG welding, hand-fitting or machining processes to replace or repair faulty parts.