Top Shop Mechanic Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Shop Mechanic. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Shop Mechanic resumes they appeared on. For example, 19.1% of Shop Mechanic resumes contained Order Parts as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Shop Mechanic actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Shop Mechanic resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Order Parts

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Here's how Order Parts is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Inspect incoming units, look up and order parts, fill out repair orders and document repairs and recommended repairs.
  • Trained Marines to utilize the Daily Progress Report and how to use computer systems to order parts.
  • Coordinate with shop manager or store manager on down equipment to order parts to make correct repairs.
  • Communicated with several vendors on a regular basis to order parts and supplies.
  • Order parts and log all service work.
  • Order parts for all makes of construction Equipment
  • Create parts lists and order parts.
  • Order parts for vehicles Troubleshoot and repair all types of problems.
  • Order parts and put away stock Weld when needed

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2. Diesel Engines

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Here's how Diesel Engines is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired air cooled diesel engines by removing and replacing cylinder heads, connecting rods, pistons and ring sets.
  • Disassemble, clean, reassemble and test injection pumps, turbochargers and injectors for military diesel engines
  • Rebuild, repair and maintain semi-truck diesel engines, long haul trailers and basic shop equipment.
  • Well skilled in mechanics for various automobiles, trucks, tractors, and diesel engines.
  • Performed inspections and repairs to all company owned vehicles from gas to diesel engines.
  • Repaired diesel engines and drive train components on medium and heavy duty trucks and semis
  • Work on diesel engines, pressure & test pumps, and pickup trucks.
  • Received a certificate for basic diesel engines from Cat.
  • Experience with gas or diesel engines and transmissions.
  • Assisted in the overhaul of diesel engines.
  • Maintained hydro blasting pumps, diesel engines, 671's, 871's and 6 v53's and automotive fleet.
  • Repair or change parts on diesel engines and maintain a organized workplace
  • Trained in Diesel engines and hydraulics on Gradalls.
  • Repair hydralic tongs and diesel engines.
  • Selected for "Train the Trainer" role for accredited leaders on Allison Transmission and Detroit Diesel Engines.
  • Job assignments, inland and offshore Diesel Engines, Compressors, Roflos, and Coopers, Aerials
  • Field and shop mechanic Heavy equipment and truck mechanic Diesel engines Repair and build hydraulic systems Wiring Service Technician

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3. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform preventative maintenance, equipment configuration, electrical troubleshooting, and equipment repair on heavy equipment.
  • Execute required procedures for preventative maintenance according to customer demands and manufacturer's instructions.
  • Type of maintenance included preventative maintenance and general repairs as well as safety inspections.
  • Accomplished troubleshooting, computer diagnostic testing, corrective and preventative maintenance to insure operations.
  • Performed preventative maintenance, and repair work on industrial construction equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on several types of outdoor equipment.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on heavy equipment and vehicles.
  • Serviced trucks and trailers for everyday preventative maintenance
  • Performed preventative maintenance checks on cranes/construction equipment.
  • Perform preventative maintenance to vehicles.
  • Performed oil changes and preventative maintenance
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks and inspections of assigned equipment, report finding to supervisor, and take appropriate action.
  • Worked electrical systems, hydraulic systems, and maintained a regular preventative maintenance schedule in accordance to shop procedures.
  • Performed scheduled preventative maintenance on Crude hauling equipment such as Tractors, trucks and trailers.
  • Complete all preventative maintenance and repairs on tractors, trucks, trailers and field equipment.
  • Manage daily work flow, preventative maintenance activities, and staff development and coaching.
  • Initiated a preventative maintenance program, which resulted in 95% equipment availability.
  • General preventative maintenance on 18-wheelers, water trucks, and F- Series pickups.
  • Performed preventative maintenance on trailers: brakes, alignment, dot inspections.
  • General services, preventative maintenance, light and heavy duty repairs.

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4. Tractor Trailers

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Here's how Tractor Trailers is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform general maintenance procedures on tractor trailers, cars, trucks, and other motor vehicles of various makes and models.
  • Considered expert on diagnostics and repair of entire fleet of tractor trailers effectively on-call 24/7; capable of on-site mechanical repairs.
  • Out of town/state work inspect and change tires and brakes perform lube jobs on tractor trailers owned by the company
  • Diagnosed and repaired multiple brands, types, and sizes of earth moving equipment and tractor trailers.
  • Replaced brakes, lights, and tires/wheels on tractor trailers.
  • Loaded and unloaded cranes on and off tractor trailers.
  • Worked to repair tractor trailers and maintained shop cleanliness.
  • Deliver and pickup tractor trailers.

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5. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Repaired small values, cleaned casing and tubing heads, pressure tested equipment, and trouble shooting for equipment.
  • Performed comprehensive routine maintenance, engine trouble shooting and engine code diagnosis.
  • Trouble shooting of electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Air Brake repairs and trouble shooting.
  • Trouble shooting - HDY's ELEC's, engines and drive lines.
  • trouble shooting and repairs on diesel tractors HVAC refrigeration units.

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6. Oil Changes

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Here's how Oil Changes is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Change tires, oil changes, keep shop in order, pick up parts for auto repairs, motor maintenance.
  • Oil changes, tune-ups, brake jobs, alignments, tire rotations, as well mount and balancing automobile tires.
  • Tire replacement, rotation, balancing, and repair -Oil changes -Transmission maintenance and repair such as; fluid changes
  • Performed oil changes, brake changes, clutches, and engine repair along with electrical and body work.
  • Started and worked as a tractor trailer truck mechanic performing all preventive maintenance tires, oil changes etc.
  • Repaired all types of equipment, oil changes to overhauls, scheduling repairs for minimal downtime.
  • Performed routine maintenance on vehicles like oil changes, spark plugs, brakes, etc.
  • Performed tasks such as oil changes, brake jobs, and other general automotive mechanics.
  • Worked on doing oil changes, repairing, balancing, and mounting tires.
  • Fuel heavy equipment and field service (oil changes and repairs).
  • State inspection, Tire repairs, oil changes.
  • Performed oil changes and rotation of tires.
  • Braise full tanks, perform oil changes, and spray in bed liners.
  • Oil Changes, Tires And Wheels, DOT Inspection.
  • Oil changes, brakes, change tires.
  • Do oil changes and brakes and transmission and basic mechanic duties and clean around shop keeping it up amd clean
  • Performed vehicle and equipment maintenances such as; oil changes, Spark plugs, cap and rotor, etc.
  • Shop Helper Responsible for minor car repairs such as oil changes, break calibers, pads and rotors.
  • Changed brakes and oil changes along with other shop duties Addressed all personnel issues promptly and professionally.
  • Oil changes, Sparks Plug Replacement, Battery Replacement, Brake Replacement,etc.

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7. Hydraulic Systems

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Here's how Hydraulic Systems is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed troubleshooting and repaired hydraulic systems and pneumatic systems on heavy equipment.
  • Performed advanced repairs on customer bicycles (hydraulic systems, suspension systems, wheel building, frame bending, etc.)
  • Repaired and replaced: engines, transmissions, front and rear ends, suspension, and hydraulic systems.
  • Diagnose, repair, rebuild and replace complete hydraulic systems including hydraulic cylinders, motors, pumps.
  • Repaired engine intakes, fuel pumps, heads, valves, lifters, and hydraulic systems.
  • Service and maintain equipment and test mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems and components.
  • Handled the responsibilities of overhauling pumps, hydraulic systems and servicing units as needed.
  • Overhaul crane body and other components such as boom, wenches and hydraulic systems.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical and hydraulic systems on aerial equipment.
  • Preformed depot level repair on major hydraulic systems.
  • Complete knowledge of trailer and tractor hydraulic systems.
  • Work on hydraulic systems and drive train.
  • Conducted troubleshooting, diagnose of electrical components, circuits and hydraulic systems using multimeters and schematic.
  • learned hydraulic systems did restoration deep clean engine bays

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8. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed work safely using proper power/hand tools while wearing proper personal protective equipment.
  • Dismantled vehicles and removed parts for repair, using hand tools, chain falls, jacks, cranes, or hoists.
  • Adjust and connect or disconnects wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand tools or power tools.
  • Worked with various hand tools including: wrenches, screwdrivers, ratchets, sockets, files, and razor knives.
  • Repaired all tools as possible to maximize inventory spend, including hand tools, power tools and various capital equipment.
  • Replaced or repaired worn, defective or damaged components, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
  • Used hand tools, power tools, testing instruments, gauges, testing equipment, manufacturer specific tools.
  • Test and replace electrical components and wiring, suing test meters, soldering equipment and hand tools.
  • Operated all appropriate power equipment and hand tools to perform body repair work on damaged vehicles.
  • Use basic hand tools and other equipment to complete tasks as assigned.
  • Identify defective parts and replace it with new using hand tools.
  • Used hand tools and power tools to repair vehicles.
  • Use of all hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Repaired pumps if needed with hand tools.
  • Used and maintained hand tools such as hammers, punches, hand saws, screw drivers, pliers, and wrenches.
  • Operate hand tools and air tools to perform repairs on a fleet of older modelMack and International trash trucks.

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9. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Provided amiable customer service and developed a successful radio marketing strategy to increase business.
  • General lube shop duties including basic mechanical work, changing oil, customer service, sales and monetary transactions;.
  • Trained teams of clerks/mechanics (11 personnel and 2 contractors) to provide excellent customer service and ensure mission success.
  • Performed all clerical duties: answering phone, customer service, establishing payment with customers, and filing.
  • Perform auto repair diagnostics, mount balance tires, brakes, vehicle inspection and customer service.
  • Performed customer service and translated from Spanish to English when needed and other duties as assigned.
  • Provided customer service, sales and ordering miscellaneous parts as needed
  • Perform on call mobile repairs for customer service.
  • Perform customer service and sales at various shows.
  • Work in a high volume customer service setting.
  • Completed bi-weekly profit analysis reports on Excel Provided amiable customer service and developed a successful radio marketing strategy to increase business.
  • Retail merchandizing and customer service.
  • Honed customer service skills by assessing customer needs, and providing assistance to meet their requests in a timely manner.
  • Inspected, maintained, repaired various trucks & trailers Inspected, maintained, repaired various rental equipment Forklift Customer service CDL license
  • Oversee daily work Customer service Parts ordering and billing Auto repair Building maintenance
  • Job Description Installation of custom suspension components Custom fabrication Maintenance and repair of custom suspension Customer service Troubleshoot custom suspensions

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10. Diagnostics

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Here's how Diagnostics is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Trained on crane operation, computer diagnostics and hydraulic operations.
  • Performed engine diagnostics with special computers.
  • Performed maintenance, repairs and diagnostics on rental equipment in shop and on the road.
  • Performed fleet maintenance and diagnostics and repair of heavy trucks
  • Trained two weeks in TX on engine diagnostics.
  • Implemented new part-ordering system to ensure proper parts wereordered and correct diagnostics were performed.
  • Inspect equipment and run diagnostics tests to maintain efficient equipment Conduct repairs to ensure equipment is at operational standards.
  • Managed and maintained diesel trucks diagnostics, repairs and inspections including Paccar Engines and Thermo-King units.
  • Repair and diagnostics of John Deere and Hitachi equipment includes electrical, hydraulic, undercarriage and transmissions
  • Performed heavy line work Diagnostics Electrical repairs Hydraulic repair Transmissions Engines

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11. Air Compressors

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Here's how Air Compressors is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Organized work records and filed work orders Operated pneumatic tools and air compressors.
  • Repair and rebuild ammonia fed air compressors
  • Repair or rebuild air compressors.
  • Repaired loaders, tractors, cranes, graders, shovels, generation equipment, air compressors, and R134 A/C systems.
  • Removed and replaced tires, shocks, struts and brakes Operated pneumatic tools and air compressors.
  • Diagnose diesel engines, air compressors and other locomotive mechanical system malfunctions.

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12. Electrical Systems

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Here's how Electrical Systems is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Diagnosed commercial vehicle computers and electrical systems along with the diagnostic and repair of electrically controlled hydraulic systems.
  • Performed preventative and unscheduled maintenance on diesel and gas engines along with hydraulic systems and electrical systems.
  • Serviced heating, engine-cooling and electrical systems.
  • Worked on centrifuge systems, and pumps and Pneumatic Systems and Electrical Systems.
  • Monitored and repaired electrical systems for steam plant with 3 boilers.
  • Maintained electrical systems for exterior lights for campus.
  • Located gas and electrical systems buried for contractors.
  • Repair electrical systems, A/C systems.
  • Performed construction, maintance, and repair of electrical systems for 450 bed state hospital.

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13. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed troubleshooting and repaired electric starters on vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Manufactured replacement sheet metal parts for vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Performed troubleshooting and repair on customer-owned heavy equipment.
  • Serviced and operated heavy equipment.
  • Experience with operating heavy equipment.
  • Examine protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on heavy equipment and trucks and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • Performed Maintenance on entire company's fleet of heavy equipment, heavy on-road trucks, as well as light duty vehicles.
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts, Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects.
  • Make sure trucks & heavy equipment, demolition equipment & attachments are serviced, repaired and running.
  • Used heavy equipment, such as front end loaders and crane to move and replace machinery.
  • Diagnose and repair all types of heavy equipment that are supported by dealership.
  • Filled in for heavy equipment operators* Lead Mechanic, Repaired all M.H.E.
  • Log truck and heavy equipment mechanic 4 years millwright/handy man 8 years.
  • Experience in heavy equipment to aerial boom lifts and platform scissor lifts.
  • Repair and maintain all heavy equipment and personal equipment in quarry.
  • Soldered wires, relays, diodes onto heavy equipment and vehicles.
  • Can perform the basic movement function of most heavy equipment.
  • Repaired all aspects of mill and boiler and heavy equipment.
  • Performed all task in shop on all heavy equipment.
  • Performed maintenance on heavy equipment and HD trucks.

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14. Caterpillar

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Here's how Caterpillar is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and prepare failure analysis reports for Caterpillar power train equipment.
  • Diagnosed problems and repaired different models of Caterpillar machines.
  • Performed certified rebuilding on Caterpillar heavy construction equipment.
  • Specialized in Caterpillar Over the Road Engines; Responsible for major engine rebuilds and computer based troubleshooting.
  • Experience on: Caterpillar, John Deere and Cummings diesel engines and related equipment.
  • Repaired and complete 0 hour overhauls on Caterpillar 379, 398 and 399 engines.
  • Cat ET (Electronic Technician) * Troubleshoot and repaired all Caterpillar machines.
  • Maintain & repair all Caterpillar equipment, from routine to severe break downs.
  • Converted a 769 Caterpillar dump truck into a fifth wheel belly dump.
  • Repair all new & used Caterpillar equipment that was brought through the shopReason for leaving: slow economy caused a big layoff
  • Worked on all plant equipment, forklifts, Caterpillar, Skidsteer loaders.
  • Work on Doziers, and various Caterpillar equipment.
  • performed minor and major repairs on Caterpillar heavy construction equipment.
  • Worked on heavy equipment including Caterpillar dozers and track hoes, Komatsu, and land scrapers.
  • Gained experienced on numerous Caterpillar engines Gained experience on transmissions, torque converters, final drives, axels, ect.

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15. Cummins

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Here's how Cummins is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintained a fleet of Tractor Trailers with Detroit, Mack, and Cummins Engines, Eaton and Mack Transmissions and Differentials.
  • Replaced a complete set of fuel injectors, and cylinder heads on a Cummins QSK50 multiple times.
  • Calibrate CAT governors & Cummins fuel pumps.
  • Repaired engines, Cummins ISX, QSK 60, Series 60, MTU 2000 & 4000.
  • Diagnose and repairs using Cummins Insite computer program.
  • Used CumminsInsite, Detroit diesel diagnostic program and Cat ET soft wear.

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16. Job Site

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Here's how Job Site is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Organized and delivered supplies to existing painting job sites, kept up and organized the paint shop and equipment.
  • Deliver equipment to job sites as well as performing maintenance and repairs in the field as needed.
  • Delivered fuels, oils, and tools on the job site when needed.
  • Manage the shop when the owner and field mechanics were on job sites.
  • Perform repairs in shop and at job site as per OSHA standards.
  • Loaded and delivered large machinery and pipe to regional job sites.
  • Load truck/trailers and perform deliveries to job sites or customer location.
  • Delivered heavy equipment and tools to in-state and out-of-state job sites.
  • Provided direction for new employees on job sites.
  • Trouble shoots faulty equipment at job sites/ locations.
  • shop mechanic general repair of fleet trucks heavy equipment small engines and routine maintenance also laborer on job sites construction
  • Delivered construction equipment to various job sites in Florida, Georgia and Virginia.

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17. Frac

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Here's how Frac is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Customize equipment for pressure testing and fracturing jobs.
  • Rebuild frac pumps by replacing worn valves and seats, packing, and worn plungers.
  • Diagnosed and repaired major malfunctions in tractor, trailer, and Frac Equipment.
  • Install refractory bricks or other heat-resistant materials in fireboxes of pressure vessels.
  • Set up daily Frac Mechanic's Schedule for the field.
  • Repaired vacuum pumps, frac tanks, and gas busters.
  • Work on frac, cement, n2 equipment and trucks
  • Repair frac pumps, Blenders, and nitrogen pumps.
  • Perform properly hydraulic QC Field Service Mechanic Inspect all pumps before beginning a Frac job upon location.
  • Repaired frac and flow back tanks including repairs on pipes unions, guagin.
  • Repair and maintain Acidizing, Frac, Cementing equipment and semi-tractor fleet.
  • Work frac and Cement Equipment, Trouble shooting electical and mechanical problems.
  • Maintain frac fleet and frac equipment.
  • Repaired and maintained fracking equipment, tractor trucks and light duty vehicles Performed P.M.I.
  • Serviced frac equipment Maintained cleanliness of the shop Restocked shelves with parts
  • Repair as needed P.M equipment (Frac pumps, blenders, Sand kings, coil units, etc.)

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18. Water Pumps

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Here's how Water Pumps is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Major repairs to generators, light towers, super-vacs, pumps, water pumps and other various oil field equipment.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on refrigeration units: water pumps, batteries, alternators, starters and temperature sensors.
  • Replaced transmissions, water pumps, and all other necessary car parts as directed by lead mechanic.
  • Assisted pump shops in overhauling water pumps from 10 GPM to 2,000 GPM.
  • Repair Drilling rigs, Backhoes and compressors, mud and water pumps.
  • Job duties included:Worked on light towers, water pumps, man lifts and fork liftsHauled equipmentRan service truck

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19. Machine Shop

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Here's how Machine Shop is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Coordinated work with welding and machine shops to ensure limited delays on projects requiring multiple stages of repairs.
  • Redesign and modified existing heavy machine shop equipment to meet or exceed strict OSHA requirements.
  • shop Forman, Diesel field tech, Machinist Total Machine shop repairs, rebuilds & machining.
  • Fabricated repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
  • Machine Shop put metal rings inside parts using a CNC machine for assembly and shipping.
  • Maintained all types of equipment and machinery in a privately held machine shop.

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20. Wheel Bearings

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Here's how Wheel Bearings is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Grease and adjust brakes, welding, torching, and changing wheel bearings.
  • Repaired and replaced rear ends, drive lines, wheel bearings, and steering components.
  • Repair or replace defective ball joint suspensions, brake shoes, or wheel bearings.
  • Repaired and replaced rear ends, drive lines, wheel bearings, and steering components.
  • Repair or replace defective ball joint suspensions, brake shoes, or wheel bearings.
  • Remove and replace wheel bearings, Keep track of inventory in parts room, clean and organize parts room.

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21. Company Vehicle

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Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Preformed all maintenance on shop equipment and company vehicles
  • Preformed preventive maintenance and repairs on company vehicles keeping them running so that crews can continue to preform efficiently and properly.
  • General upkeep of facilities and equipment including: diesel engines, compressors, generators, and company vehicles.
  • Make sure company vehicles and machinery are repaired and maintain a good and safe working condition.
  • Preformed maintenance on all company vehicles and pumps used to pump chemical solution.
  • Build, maintain, repair, and operate drill rigs and company vehicles.
  • Change transmission fluid and filters on all company vehicles.
  • Maintained all company vehicles Wood truss prefabrication
  • Major repairs on company owned equipment.Reason for leaving: Substantial pay increase and company vehicle.
  • repair and maintenance of forklifts, company vehicles, tractor trailers 3104 W. Baseline Rd.
  • Service Equipment/Company Vehicles *Daily maintenance of shop and shop grounds
  • Repair broken propane vehicles, maintain all company vehicles (oil change, filters etc .)
  • Serviced and repaired diesel and gas trucks Repaired back hoes Prepared all company vehicles for DOT inspection

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22. Brake Systems

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Here's how Brake Systems is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintained, repaired, overhauled and adjusted all air brake systems and suspension, and built hydraulic hoses.
  • Repaired various vehicle brake systems, replaced and adjusted steering components.
  • Performed all engine repair and brake systems repair on company trucks.
  • Experience with clutches, wheel seals, drivelines, differentials, electrical, hydraulic, and air brake systems.
  • Brake systems, wheel seals, drivetrain concerns, electrical wiring and welding were my main tasks.
  • Shop mechanicbrake service and parts.2006 - 2011Repair all truck components clutches, springs, brake systems.
  • Repaired heavy equipment Brake systems Cutting edges Electrical wiring

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23. Engine Repair

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Here's how Engine Repair is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform major repairs on refrigeration units including diesel engine repairs and overhaul refrigeration component repair and compressor rebuild.
  • Performed small engine repairs including: lawn mowers, trimmers, edgers, snow blowers, chainsaws, etc.
  • Perform major diesel engine repairs, in frame, and diesel overhead services.
  • Serviced Airbrakes and Airbags, electrical wiring, Hydraulic systems, Cummings and CAT engine repair and equipment inspections.
  • Tune Up/ Oil Change -Assist in Transmission Rebuilt and Engine Repair.
  • Worked inThe shop on engine repairs and rebuilds.
  • drive trains and engine repairs.
  • Completed large- and small-engine repair.Earlier roles include Assistant Receiving / Yard Manager at Menards and Lube Technician / Custodian roles.
  • Performed small engine repairs and kept all equipment in good condition Maintained cleanliness of shop Handled driving
  • Work on fann equipment, smalf and largeengine repair.
  • Replace tracks on Skid loaders and mini excavators Small engine repair Maintain 18 wheelers and the trailers Make deliveries when needed

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24. Fuel Systems

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Here's how Fuel Systems is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Serviced all systems from air conditioning to electrical* Specialized in servicing brake and fuel systems
  • Repaired diesel agricultural equipment -Repaired diesel fuel systems -Repaired gasoline fuel systems-Repaired turbocharger systems.
  • Experienced in modern fuel systems, computer analysis and utilization of technical equipment.
  • Fuel Systems -PTO Systems-Engine Rebuilding -Tractor sales/Implement REP-Customer Care/Billing/Invoicing
  • Diagnose, repair, and make the correct adjustments on LP, gas and diesel fuel systems.
  • Diagnose, repair and general engine maintenance, transmissions, components, electrical and fuel systems, etc.

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25. Service Calls

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Here's how Service Calls is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintain and repair small tools and heavy equipment *Show customers proper usage of equipment, make occasional service calls
  • Field service calls for asphalt and paving equipment, as well as over-the-road trucks.
  • Maintain inventory of all rental equipment, responded to service calls, parts runner.
  • Performed mobile service calls and worked closely with a wide range of customers.
  • Completed service calls as needed out in the field.
  • Performed roadside service calls when required.
  • head shop Mechanic , 24 hour service calls ,
  • Perform maintenance & repairs Customer Service Performs safety inspections and weekly classes Parts Orders Field service calls including deliver requested equipment Welding

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26. MIG

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Here's how MIG is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Weld with MIG or ARC welder and Oxy/Acetylene torch as required for repairing machinery.
  • Assembled coils, welded with mig welder and leak tested finished products.
  • Body work Carburetor rebuild Engine/electrical rebuild MIG/STICK welding
  • Stick and Mig Welding * Fabricating * MSHA 16 Hour Permissible Diesel Certification
  • Shop technician responsible for MIG welding, milling, grinding, blending, shearing, bending sheet metal and tubes.
  • Communicated effectively with customers on future problems and repairs that might need to be addressed.

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27. Dump Truck

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Here's how Dump Truck is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Performed routine and complex repairs on all pick-ups dump trucks, tractors, trailers, and heavy equipment.
  • Operated and drove equipment as in dump truck, road grader, skid loader and excavators.
  • Operated and maintained front end loader, bobcat tractor and dump truck.
  • Repair trucks, paving equipment and dump trucks.
  • Loaded/unloaded end dump trailer / dump truck.
  • dump truck, jumping jack, various sizes of plumbing snakes.
  • Maintained 5 dump trucks side dumps, bottom Dumps

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28. John Deere

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Here's how John Deere is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintain equipment for example, John Deere tractors, combines, corn planters, Oxbo seed corn pickers, and sprayers.
  • Worked on all construction John Deere equipment including drive train, hydraulics, electrical, transmissions, engines, and welding.
  • Completed all John Deere certifications in all tier 3, interim tier 4, and final tier 4 engines.
  • Performed maintenance and made repairs on John Deere tractors and other heavy equipment and machines.
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain various types of John Deere construction equipment
  • Assemble, maintain, and repair equipment in a John Deere dealership.

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29. Komatsu

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Here's how Komatsu is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform maintenance on Raymond Lift Trucks, Komatsu Forklifts, Aerial Platforms and Wesley equipment.
  • Work on KOMATSU Equipment, TAKEUCHI Equipment, ROADTEC Equipment, MORBARK Equipment and SAKAI Equipment.
  • Repair and service Komatsu as well as competitive brands of construction equipmentServed as product support representative for one and half years
  • Repair of various rental equipments including Genie, JLG, Gradall, SkyTrak, Scan Climber, Komatsu, etc.
  • Performed all duties required by Komatsu dealerships for field mechanic.
  • CAT, Hitachi, Kawasaki, and Komatsu.

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30. Rental Equipment

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Here's how Rental Equipment is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Test, inspect, and repair rental equipment that includes aerial platforms and electric carts.
  • Executed daily operation of servicing, washing, rental equipment.
  • Maintain, diagnose and repair small engine rental equipment.
  • Repair and maintenance of fleet rental equipment.
  • Serviced and repaired shop rental equipment.
  • Travel to customer locations to repair customers damage to rental equipment

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31. Haul Trucks

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Here's how Haul Trucks is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Cat haul trucks Cat and Volvo loaders, Canon mine drills, Kawasaki loaders.
  • Inspected U-Haul trucks before rented and after clients dropped them off.
  • Repair & P.M. 793 Cat haul trucks.
  • Performed in depth rebuilds on dozers, haul trucks, excavators returning from extended overseas rentals.
  • Service and repairs on Drott overhead cranes, Terex Loaders, and Euclid off-road haul trucks.
  • Perform maintenance on all Mac, Peterbilt, and Kenworth dump trucks and haul trucks.
  • Repair Komatsu 960E & Liebherr T282 haul trucks.

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32. Skid Steers

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Here's how Skid Steers is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Experienced in machinery from small skid steers to large mining trucks.

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33. Fleet Vehicles

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Here's how Fleet Vehicles is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Serviced, repaired, and refurbished work over rigs, fleet vehicles, and support equipment in the shop and field.
  • Monitor and Service field fleet vehicles and all heavy equipment at mileage/hour when due.
  • Maintained Fleet vehicles for Commercial division by keeping logs of services performed and licensing.
  • Diagnosed and repaired fleet vehicles, lawn mowers and snow-removal equipment.
  • Maintained all fleet vehicles in safe operating manner.
  • Repaired simple maintenance tasks on fleet vehicles.
  • Operated & Maintained & Repaired, Fleet Vehicles, Construction Equipment & Large Tractor Trailer Trucks.

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34. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform general maintenance on underground mining equipment.
  • Completed general maintenance throughout terminal.
  • Performed motor work, did top ends, changed tires, washed bikes and general maintenance.
  • Work ranged from general maintenance to construction of new cars, including fabrication, etc.
  • General maintenance around shop and on equipment.
  • Changed tire, plugs, clutches, exhaust systems, brakes, cooling system repairs,all general maintenance on vehicles.
  • Worked part time at a busy mechanic shop performing general maintenance of cars.
  • Performed general maintenance on Vactor Hydrovacs, Peterbilt Trucks, Tanker trailers, Flatbed trailer, and Side Dump trailers.

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35. Major Repairs

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Here's how Major Repairs is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintain Fleet Readiness, perform minor/ major repairs
  • Major repairs on company owned equipment.
  • Do minor to major repairs.
  • Assist on diagnosing and completing major repairs to engines, transmissions, electrical and chassis .
  • Performed preventative maintenance and major repairs by operating with tools, machinery, and computerized systems.
  • Handled major repairs on a variety of equipment associated with agriculture and trucking industry.

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36. CDL

low Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Hold a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Doubles/Triples endorsement.
  • Prepared/staged new service trucks designated for road repairs Maintained CDL
  • acquired class A CDL and was put on the road to transport seafood due to the shortage of drivers
  • Dot Inspection and Hazoudous seminars Class a cdl Shop Manager Experiance car and truck allignments trailer repairs/light truck repairs
  • Obtain CDL vehicle license* Assisted Supervisor/Manager regarding problems within technical areas as required.
  • Obtained CDL to allow the company to offer pickup and return of vehicles needing repair.

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37. Small Engines

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Here's how Small Engines is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintain and repair of small engines, both gas and diesel, including hydraulic equipment.
  • Preformed Maintenance tasks and repairs on small engines.
  • Shop mechanic on small engines/paint sprayers.
  • Repaired all types of small engines.
  • Performed maintenance on small engines.
  • Replace wheel seals, Grease and change Zerts., Replace fittings, hydraulic pumps, clutch plates for small engines.
  • Serviced Small Engines hydraulic systems service heavy equipment big 18 wheelers small cars pickups brake jobs alternators change service pm done

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38. Scissor Lifts

low Demand
Here's how Scissor Lifts is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Diagnosed and fixed scissor lifts and other equipment Assisted customers with loading and unloading equipment
  • Operate heavy duty machinery such as tractors, bobcats, skip loaders, booms, scissor lifts, forklifts.
  • Worked on various equipment including; Reach Forks, Backhoes, Scissor Lifts, and Aerial Lifts.
  • Service and repair aerial equipment, reach forklifts, and scissor lifts and boom lifts.
  • Performed maintenance and repairs to forklift, boom lifts and scissor lifts.
  • Operate forklifts, scissor lifts, and cherry pickers.

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39. Farm Equipment

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Here's how Farm Equipment is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Detect, adjust, repair and overhaul tractors, irrigation systems, harvesters and other farm equipment.
  • Repair and rebuild tractors, engines, and farm equipment.
  • Worked on all Farm Equipment< hauled Grain In tractor trailer
  • Checked other farm equipment for full service.
  • Maintain and repair farm equipment.
  • Lead shop mechanic for Kubota and New Holland farm equipment as well as the industrial lineup.

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40. New Equipment

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Here's how New Equipment is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing customer, rental, recon, and new equipment.
  • Performed federal inspections and services for all new equipment.
  • Source parts and/or new equipment.
  • Trained personnel on new equipment.
  • Check in and fill out PDI's on all new equipment.
  • Worked on tractors, farm implements, did repairs from work orders, initial assembly and set up of new equipment.
  • Repair equipment, fabricate new equipment to include elevating platforms for boeing areo space, build pipe bending equipment install hyd.

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41. Equipment Repair

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Here's how Equipment Repair is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Job Duties:*Company truck maintenance *Equipment repair*Equipment preparation*General shop maintenance
  • Repair various trucks Repair hydraulic equipment Repair air compressors
  • Maintained asphalt plant equipment repairs, cement plant, and multiple crusher facilities on a daily basis.
  • Write up's done on all equipment repaired or serviced.
  • Provide support to other mechanics with maintenance or equipment repairs.
  • Prioritize and make decisions regarding equipment repair as needed.
  • Assisted with mechanical equipment repairs in the shop.
  • Performed heavy equipment repairs on offshore derricks and rigs
  • Complete Auto and Equipment repair shop.
  • Repair of forklifts and equipment repair

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42. Bobcat

low Demand
Here's how Bobcat is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Operated Bobcat and systematically disassembled vehicles for salvage.
  • Build and maintain all types of farm and agricultural equipment (Ford, Bobcat, Track Master, A.S.V.)
  • repaired hydraulics on diggers buckets back hoe and bobcats.
  • Run front end loader, dozer, bobcat, diesel mechanic and yard maintnance.
  • Inspected and repaired Eagle trucks, Bobcat equipment, Fox excavating trucks, and Batavia damp proofing trucks and tarsprayers.
  • Operate forklift, pettibone and bobcat.

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43. Volvo

low Demand
Here's how Volvo is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Preformed preventive maintenance on the fleet of Volvo and Mack tractors and trailers.
  • Maintain and repair full line of Volvo Construction Equipment
  • Preformed services and repairs on over the road truck fleet consisting of Freightliners and Volvo equipment
  • Work includes various makes of tractors including Mack, Volvo, KW, Peterbilt, Freightliner.
  • performed minor and major repairs to Volvo construction heavy equipment.
  • Performed services and preventive maintenance on Volvo tractor-trailers, and warehouse forklifts

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44. Mechanical Problems

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Here's how Mechanical Problems is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Maintain equipment and diagnose electrical/mechanical problems as they arise.
  • Used diagnostic equipment to evaluate mechanical problems with vehicles.
  • Travel and diagnose mechanical problems regularly.
  • Diagnose mechanical problems proficiently and accurately.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in accurately and efficiently diagnosing and repairing mechanical problems on multiple compressor systems.
  • Displayed great attention to detail in identifying unknown mechanical problems and effectively communicating this to customers.

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45. Brake Pads

low Demand
Here's how Brake Pads is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Replaced hubs, calipers, brake pads, shoes, rotors and drums.
  • Assisted in repairing transmissions Repaired brake pads
  • Inspect critical parts such as: brake pads, balancing, and rotation of tires.
  • Repair or replace worn parts, such as brake pads and wheel bearings.
  • Completed changing of spark plugs, oil filters, brake pads, tires and installing new batteries.
  • Changed oil filters, replaced brake pads, picked up parts to repair college vehicles.

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46. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Implement new safety procedures for both transportation and material handling equipment IAW OSHA and local laws.
  • Worked with OSHA and other government agencies to ensure safety and quality of work.
  • Trained in and familiarized with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
  • Enforced all OSHA and company safety polices.
  • Leveraged strong reputation for maintaining clean and organized work areas to continually adhere to company and OSHA regulations.
  • Spearheaded intensive training regarding internal policies and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.

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47. Company Truck

low Demand
Here's how Company Truck is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Work on and maintain company trucks and equipment, as well as trucks and trailers for resale.
  • Serviced company trucks and cranes, fabrication as requested
  • Worked on company trucks and trailers.
  • Serviced company trucks, skytracks, and forklifts and work on electrical system.

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48. Electrical Repairs

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Here's how Electrical Repairs is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Perform complex mechanical and electrical repairs.
  • Performed repairs and testing of transfer hose for the sand, general electrical repairs, general brake repairs.
  • Repaired combustible engines, transmissions, differentials, diesel motors, electrical repairs and machinery.
  • Performed engine, hydraulic and electrical repairs.
  • Completed electrical repairs, and wired motors.
  • Job duties include PM services, tires, electrical repairs, regen diagnostic and repair.

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49. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Ensured alignment with established maintenance manuals and test procedures.
  • Test Setup: Includes the capability to understand the intent of test requests and test procedures submitted by the customer.
  • Worked daily with engineering blueprints, specifications, test procedures, schematics and verbal instructions to complete all duties assigned.
  • Record test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data and recommendations for changes in products or test methods.
  • Conducted load test procedures on wreckers, forklift, cranes, and scamps.
  • Performed test procedures to determine probable cause for equipment failure.

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50. Air Brakes

low Demand
Here's how Air Brakes is used in Shop Mechanic jobs:
  • Remove and repair Air Brakes on all types of trailers.
  • Repair brakes, engines and electrical.
  • Certified thru the company to work on hydraulic systems and air brakes.
  • Light duty mechanic and shop labor ( welding grinding installinh fuel tanks stosrge boxes tires and rims air brakes etc.)

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20 Most Common Skill for a Shop Mechanic

Order Parts25.7%
Diesel Engines11.1%
Preventative Maintenance8.5%
Tractor Trailers5.2%
Trouble Shooting5.1%
Oil Changes4.8%
Hydraulic Systems4.5%
Hand Tools4.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Shop Mechanic

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Order Parts
Order Parts
19.1%
19.1%
2
2
Diesel Engines
Diesel Engines
8.2%
8.2%
3
3
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
6.3%
6.3%
4
4
Tractor Trailers
Tractor Trailers
3.8%
3.8%
5
5
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
3.8%
3.8%
6
6
Oil Changes
Oil Changes
3.5%
3.5%
7
7
Hydraulic Systems
Hydraulic Systems
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Diagnostics
Diagnostics
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Air Compressors
Air Compressors
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Electrical Systems
Electrical Systems
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
2.4%
2.4%
14
14
Caterpillar
Caterpillar
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Cummins
Cummins
1.4%
1.4%
16
16
Job Site
Job Site
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Frac
Frac
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Water Pumps
Water Pumps
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Machine Shop
Machine Shop
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Wheel Bearings
Wheel Bearings
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Brake Systems
Brake Systems
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Engine Repair
Engine Repair
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Fuel Systems
Fuel Systems
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Service Calls
Service Calls
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
MIG
MIG
1%
1%
27
27
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
1%
1%
28
28
John Deere
John Deere
1%
1%
29
29
Komatsu
Komatsu
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Rental Equipment
Rental Equipment
0.9%
0.9%
31
31
Haul Trucks
Haul Trucks
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Skid Steers
Skid Steers
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Fleet Vehicles
Fleet Vehicles
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Major Repairs
Major Repairs
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
CDL
CDL
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Small Engines
Small Engines
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Scissor Lifts
Scissor Lifts
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Farm Equipment
Farm Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
New Equipment
New Equipment
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Equipment Repair
Equipment Repair
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
Bobcat
Bobcat
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
Volvo
Volvo
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
Mechanical Problems
Mechanical Problems
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
Brake Pads
Brake Pads
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Osha
Osha
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Company Truck
Company Truck
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Electrical Repairs
Electrical Repairs
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
0.6%
0.6%
50
50
Air Brakes
Air Brakes
0.6%
0.6%

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