|Field of Study:||Truck and Bus Driver/Commercial Vehicle Operation
|Description:||Commercial Transport Vehicle Technicians diagnose, repair and service highway buses and trucks. They work for commercial transport vehicle dealers, garages, and service stations. A Commercial Transport Vehicle Technician is designated as a Truck and Transport Technician under the Inter-Provincial Red Seal Program. These technicians work on the mechanical, electrical, and electronic components of vehicles. This includes the fuel, brake, steering and suspension, transmission, emission control and exhaust, and cooling and climate control systems. Some technicians specialize in one or more of these systems.
Commercial Transport Vehicle Technicians are required to use computerized diagnostic equipment to do preventive maintenance and test vehicle performance. They also work on mechanical and electronic components and do scheduled maintenance, such as oil changes and tune-ups.