Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology




The Heavy Equipment/Diesel program trains students to diagnose, troubleshoot, service, and rebuild heavy equipment and diesel engines.  This career field is experiencing rapid growth and technicians are in high demand. The placement rate for graduates of this program is high

Students pay additional fees for a set of Snap-On brand tools, basic materials issue, and student uniform. Contact the program advisors or refer to the department website for specific details.

Program Requirements

Students must meet or exceed the scores needed for placement into the following courses to begin the Heavy Equipment/Diesel Technology program:

  1. WR 095
  2. MTH 075

The program begins each fall and courses must be taken in sequential order.


The Heavy Equipment/Diesel program campus is located at the world class Advanced Transportation Technology Center, 2000 West Oak Street, Lebanon, Oregon, 97355.  The training facilities include well-equipped classrooms, laboratories, and shops. The Heavy Equipment/Diesel shop facility houses two 6-ton overhead bridge cranes and a Chassis Dynamometer with data acquisition capabilities.  The mechanical systems of the buildings are designed for maintenance and repair of CNG, LNG, and Propane vehicles.