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Diesel Mechanic Career Overview

As the name implies, Diesel Mechanics build, maintain and service anything that runs with a diesel engine. Some mechanics work with individual car owners to diagnose damage and handle repairs, and they may deal with everything from routine maintenance to engine diagnostics. Diesel Mechanics may also help to retrofit older diesel vehicles to help them comply with state or federal emissions requirements. An additional group of Diesel Mechanics works in research, development and design in order to create new diesel vehicles for military, commercial and personal use.

Diesel Mechanic Educational Requirements

In order to be hired as a Diesel Mechanic, individuals will need to have completed some kind of training in the field. Post-secondary certifications in subjects like automotive technology and diesel engine repair will be suitable for many positions, but some employers may be looking specifically for bachelor's degrees in the field. In some cases, on-the-job training may be sufficient, but it can take as many as four years on the job in order to be considered a journeyman Diesel Mechanic.

Diesel Mechanic Job Outlook

Statistics show that between 2012 and 2022, there will be a 9-percent increase in job demand for Diesel Mechanics, which translates to an additional 21,600 positions created within the field. This predicted rate of growth is average, and it may be encouraging to those who are planning to pursue an education or a full-time career in the field. Other diesel jobs include Diesel Technician.

Diesel Mechanic Salaries

In May 2012, the average median salary for a Diesel Mechanic working in the United States was $42,320. Mechanics working for government agencies and organizations were able to secure slightly higher pay, and those who repair and maintenance diesel engines earned slightly less. While individuals can use these averages for an estimate, specific wages will always be based on experience, education, location and skill level.

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Diesel Mechanic Responsibilities: DVIRS- Reviewing and making repairs diagnostics and maintenance on truck and trailers. Performing preventive maintenance About Job: Diesel mechanic needed for Huffman location. The primary work function is to maintain our fleet of trucks and trailers which consists of Mack trucks and trailer end dumps. Benefits: 401K Vacation Hourly pay with overtime, night shift...
Experienced Diesel Mechanic needed. Full time Opportunity!!! Experience in servicing Diesel Engines, Inspecting, Hand tools and machine tools, etc....
NOW HIRING!!! IMMEDIATE OPENINGS FOR DIESEL MECHANICS AT HOLLIDAY ROCK Holliday Rock has been in the constructions materials business for seventy-five years and is one of the largest independent producers of aggregate, concrete and asphalt in the United States. FOR CONSIDERATION.ANY QUESTIONS CALL (909) 972-0425! Benefits for our Diesel Truck Mechanics: Excellent compensation opportunities 401(k)...
Are you looking for an excellent place to work that offers great pay, benefits and incentives? Do you want to LOVE your job? Do you want to work on new trucks using state of the art tools? Do you have prior experience with diesel engines? Or do you want an opportunity to learn Diesel Mechanics? Do you want a rewarding career with one of the largest transportation companies in the country? If you a...
Company Confidential Ukiah, CA, 95482
diesel mechanic needed 3 yrs minimum exp. clean dmv competitive wages automotive exp. a plus apply at 1575 Millview Rd. 462.6721...
We are seeking a Diesel Technician to perform routine maintenance and repairs on all fleet vehicles at our new Lisle, IL location. The Technician is required to diagnose, inspect, and repair or replace defective components, sub-components, and systems on all fleet vehicles. This position will report to the Fleet Maintenance Manager. Duties include, but are not limited to the following: • Maintains...
Looking to join a company with an exciting future and excellent benefits? Be a part of our World Class Organization. Durham School Services, a subsidiary of National Express Corporation, a well known provider of School Bus Services in Canada and North America is now accepting applications for an opportunity as a Fleet Diesel Bus Mechanic at our shop in the Carson, CA. Key accountabilities for this...
Company Confidential Newburgh, NY, 12550
Summary Local, family-owned company hiring qualified, full-time mechanic for the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment and truck fleet. Must have a Class A license and be drug free. Job Purpose: Maintains diesel equipment and fleet operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records. Jo...
Are you making top dollar as a Mechanic? If not, you should consider working for our client where they offer their Diesel Technicians $20-$30 per hour depending on experience. You will also be part of a monthly incentive program which is based on your individual performance. Our client is looking for experienced Diesel Technicians and Lead Technicians to join their team at both their Fort Pierce a...
. Adecco Direct Placement is currently seeking candidate for a Diesel Technician/Mechanic Job in Butler, PA at a local, family owned and operated service company. The Diesel Mechanic maintains the company diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements, completing repairs as needed, making adjustments and alignments and keeping records. Our client offer...
Ben E. Keith celebrates 107 years of distribution excellence in the food and beverage distribution business. Ben E. Keith is a privately held company employing over 4,000 associates. Our values stress a commitment to our employees, as they are our strength and the key to the success – past, present and future. At Ben E. Keith we recognize that our workforce reflects the increasingly diverse nature...
MECHANICS DSI Bulk Transport, Mantua, OH is seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic for 2nd shift. Pay dependent on qualifications & experience. Must have verifiable semi-truck & trailer experience. Call 330-274-2888 or email: *****...
Adecco is currently seeking a diesel mechanic. Basic Qualifications: - 2 years experience or Certification from a trade school Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Inspect, repair, or overhaul buses or large trucks Apply today at www.adeccousa.com Adecco Employment Services is the largest staffing firm in the world - connecting more people to jobs at more companies than anyone else i...
Lead Mechanic At Ten Mile, you get all of the advantages of a large scale contracting company with small town values, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic. Ten Mile offers a multitude of services including Asphalt Paving, Reclamation, Pipeline Services, Dust Control and more! Visit our website at www.tenmile.us Apply on line at www.tenmile.us/contact.html Job Discerption -Responsible for s...
Job Details: Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic/Field Service Tech Excellent company has an immediate need for a talented Diesel Mechanic to cover their Portland, ME territory. Job requirements:- Experienced mechanic with pneumatic, hydraulic,electrical & diesel expereince. Experience servicing heavy diesel equipment such as :- hydraulic cranes, excavators, wheel loaders etc Ability to tr...
Job Details: Heavy Equipment Service Technician/Mechanic/Field Service Tech Excellent company has an immediate need for a talented Diesel Mechanic to cover their Job requirements:- EXTENSIVE Experience with pneumatic, hydraulic,electrical & diesel experience. Experience servicing heavy diesel equipment such as :- hydraulic cranes, excavators, wheel loaders etc Ability to troubleshoot, inspect,test...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Diesel Mechanic / Truck Technician Orange, CA; Anaheim, CA Full-Time $55,000 - $70,000 Apply Apply Diesel Mechanic / Truck Technician Orange, CA; Anaheim, CA Full-Time $55,000 - $70,000 Apply Job Details We have an outstanding career opportunity for an experienced Diesel Mechanic / Truck Technician to join a...
Odessa, 79764
Driver NEEDED IMMEDIATELY: •FULL-TIME DIESEL MECHANIC MUST Apply in Person at Pradon Construction and Trucking, 249 Solo Rd., Ask for Rodney, Esau or Danny Pradon Benefits Include Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, Paid Vacation, Uniforms Provided. Must be Able to Pass Drug and Alcohol Test....
Diesel Technician Houston Texas Job Overview: Maintenance Plus by Southern Tire Mart is one of the largest mobile maintenance companies in the United States. Out of our Houston location we provide service to customers all over the Houston metropolitan area. Our customers range from small fleets of 3 or 4 trucks to large fleets in the 100’s. Our goal is to provide our customers with quality one sto...
Evans, 80634
Diesel Mechanic CDL Truck Drivers Duran Excavating, Inc. is looking for the followings positions: Diesel Mechanic: Must have 3-5 years exp. in all aspects of diesel engine repair, welding and maintenance for heavy equipment and semi trucks, including Komatsu, Catepillar, Kenworh, & International CDL class A Truck Driver: Must have 3-5 years exp on tandum, side/end dump, clean MVR. Good pay, benefi...
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