Students Build Career Profile Agriculture Equipment Technician Food badges: Tech, Sales and Support Services Holland Code: Build I service and repair the components for growing crops that allow farmers to make their living. My job lets them get back to the fields and prevents future problems from happening. Corey McKenzie, Kearney Planters In A Nutshell I'm responsible for building and repairing components of a larger machine, product, or piece of equipment. I assemble, adjust, test, and monitor the function of farming equipment. I work on multiple service calls each day to keep farmers' machines running. Swipe Potential Salary Range $37,000 - 60,000 Annually Which provinces would this job be in? AB Alberta BC British Columbia MB Manitoba NB New Brunswick NL Newfoundland & Labrador NS Nova Scotia NU Nunavut NWT Northwest Territories ON Ontario PEI Prince Edward Island QC Quebec SK Saskwatchewan I work in the shop or on the farm when fixing different types of machinery. There are factories that produce equipment for the agriculture industry all across Canada, and farmers that always need our help fixing their machines! Workplace Indoor / Outdoor Job Requirements & Duties Assemble or repair equipment using directions from instruction sheets and mechanical knowledge Troubleshoot any assembly, repair, or electrical problems Take responsibility for technology installation and function Install custom or aftermarket options to customers' equipment Help plan service tasks and make sure machines are completely assembled or fixed in a timely manner Follow safety regulations to keep people and machinery safe Education & Training A high school diploma is required, but further requirements depend on the responsibilities of the job. If you have mechanical aptitude and an interest in equipment, most dealerships have on-the-job training for the machines they sell. 100all Job Outlook The future outlook for an assembly technician will be excellent over the next five years. Related School Subjects Practical Applied Arts 69 Math Science Career Education What words come to mind when thinking about this career? Mechanical Parts Communication Tools Trades Important Skills Mechanical When working with equipment and machinery, it's helpful to enjoy working with and be knowledgeable in the area of mechanics. Physical There can be some heavy lifting and physical work in this job! Critical Thinking It's important to be thinking clearly at all times so every part and piece goes where it needs to and works the way it's supposed to. Decision Making I often need to repair many pieces of equipment throughout the day, so it's important to make good decisions to manage my time effectively while ensuring the job is done properly. Swipe The Best Things About This Job Are… Routine Work Helps Others Problem Solving Overtime Possibilities Similar Careers Heavy Duty Mechanic Carpenter Welder Helpful Links AgCareers.com - Career Profile - Assembly Technician FFA AgExplorer - Career Profile - Maintenance / Service Technician YouTube Job Talks - Agricultural Equipment Technician Career Glossary Components Blueprint Safety Regulations References Assembly Technician Skills. (No date). Agricultural Equipment Technicians. (2020). Disclaimer All career information has been gathered from a variety of sources and compiled to provide a general idea as to what each career could entail. Agriculture in the Classroom Canada is committed to doing our best to ensure the information is current and reliable. However, we will not be liable for the accuracy of the information. Please contact us if you notice errors or would like to provide feedback.