Career Advice For Mechanics

Career Advice for all types of Mechanics including Automotive Service Technicians, Diesel Truck Mechanics and Heavy Equipment Technicians. Interviews Tips, Resume Guides and Career Advancement Advice.

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The Mechanics of the Mechanic: Unraveling the Origins of the Name

Have you ever wondered why we call professionals who fix our cars, appliances, and machinery “mechanics”? The term might seem straightforward, but its history is quite fascinating. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the origins of the word “mechanic” and explore how it came to represent this essential profession. A Journey Through Time: The …

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Why Many Mechanics Are Switching To Farm Machinery

Switching from automotive, heavy equipment, or diesel truck repair to working on agricultural machinery is becoming an appealing choice for many technicians. Several reasons contribute to this trend: As agriculture continues to embrace technological advancements and sustainable practices, the role of an agricultural machinery technician becomes increasingly vital. This shift offers technicians the chance to …

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How to become a successful mechanic!

This comprehensive guide provides information on changing careers to become an automotive mechanic, highlighting the potential salary of around $50,000 per year. It outlines the seven steps involved in pursuing a career as a mechanic, including conducting research, completing high school education, enrolling in mechanic training classes, obtaining certification from the National Institute for Automotive …

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Perks Of Rotation/Camp Jobs

Heavy Equipment Technicians/Mechanics: Benefits of a Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) Camp Job Are you a Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician looking for a new opportunity in the field? Are you interested in working at a remote location but are feeling indecisive? To maintain and meet the labour demands of a highly dynamic mining and construction industry, long-distance commuting (LDC), …

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Tips for Mechanics Who Are Planning on Relocating to Canada or the USA

At Rockstar Recruiting we specialize in helping mechanics in Canada and the USA find great jobs. The vast majority of jobs we work on require that someone already has authorization to work in the country (either Canada or the USA.) Unfortunately getting that authorization (work permit/visa) is not easy process. While we are not experts …

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