Job Description

Heavy equipment mechanics are required to perform repair and maintenance activities on heavy equipment.

This is a skilled job which requires that the individual performing it follow safe practices at all times to minimize accidents.

The following resume sample will provide you with a basic idea how to write an effective resume for a heavy equipment mechanic position.

See also: Heavy Equipment Operator Resume


Heavy Equipment Mechanic Resume Sample


Boris Butte

7 John Elizabeth Place, Prince George, VA 55555
(010) 999-9999, Email


Profile: Competent and technically-inclined heavy equipment mechanic eager to utilize the following competencies to contribute to ABC Company:

• Over 7 years of experience working as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic
• Highly skilled in operating and inspecting machines to decipher defects
• Hands-on experience in dismantling and reassembling using hand tools and hoists
• In-depth knowledge of welding and performing maintenance tasks
• Current Commercial Driver’s License

• Wrote a booklet on preventive maintenance on heavy equipment for the benefit of users and new hires
• Awarded Employee of the Year award following best practices in heavy equipment management and maintenance in the year 2010


Fitters at Merit – Prince George, VA
Heavy Equipment Mechanic | Jan 2005 – Sep 2012

• Inspected machines to diagnose defects
• Troubleshoot defects and provide preventive maintenance
• Replaced defective engines as required
• Tested overhauled equipment to insure operating efficiency
• Welded broken parts and structural assemblies
• Diagnosed source of trouble and determine extent of repairs needed

GED | City School, Prince George, VA – 2004

Forklift certification (current)

ASE Certification (current)

• Excellent technical and mechanical skills
• Able to perform complex mechanical tasks
• Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal communications
• Ability to employ safe mechanical practices
• Exceptional communication and organizational skills