Diesel Mechanic Jobs
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.
Heavy Equipment Mechanics/Technicians/Field Service/Diesel Mechanic needed to work on Construction Equipment. · Successful candidates must have the following skills; know how to trouble shoot engines, diagnose and repair equipment malfunctions. · Be familiar with hydraulics and electrical. · Appropriate tool set for the position · Ability to tear down, assemble, inspect off-road heavy construction...
Diesel Mechanic We are seeking an experienced Small Engine Mechanic in NW Houston that has worked on Portable Generators, Pumps, Scissor lifts, Compressors, Welding Machines, Excavators, Lawn and Garden Equipment and utility vehicles. Technical school certificate or equivalent experience in mechanical repair is preferred. Candidate must have knowledge of equipment operations and functions with str...
Experienced CDL A Licensed Diesel Mechanic (Philadelphia, PA) Dietz and Watson is seeking an experienced CDL-A licensed auto mechanic for 2nd shift in our Philadelphia facility garage. Job description: -Maintains vehicle and truck conditions by repairing mechanical and electrical system malfunctions, repairing engine failures, and replacing vehicle and truck parts -Inspects and tests company vehic...
PM Level Diesel Truck Mechanic GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: This position is primarily responsible for PM maintenance and light repairs on heavy duty diesel trucks and Tanker Trailers. GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Must be willing to Learn and take direction in the following: Troubleshoot & Diagnostics, repairs of diesel engines, air conditioning system, Drive Train, Electrical, brake system & overhead val...
Job Description Are you looking for an opportunity to build a great career with a company where you and your efforts will truly be valued? Join our team at Sapp Bros.! We operate a chain of travel centers stretching from Utah to Pennsylvania, providing our customers with quality products, a clean environment, and a commitment to excellent service. We are currently looking for experienced and hard-...
Description: One of Southern Texas's busiest truck repair shops is looking for an experienced Diesel Truck Mechanic to join the team in Laredo. You will be joining an established team working in a well-equipped shop able to handle any and all repairs and provided with on-going factory training. Preference will be given to those who have in-depth experience with engines and complex electrical syste...
Description: A modern repair facility in Bismarck, ND has immediate openings for at least 2 Diesel Mechanics. The operation has a fleet of buses and some heavy trucks that require a mechanic with diesel and gas engine experience to handle their repair. Mechanics are required to have electrical diagnostic skills and knowledge of various repairs to engine, suspension, drivetrain and hydraulic brake...
Position: Diesel Mechanic/ Fleet Technician Location: Houston, TX Hours: Monday through Friday / 2nd shift / 2pm - 10:30pm Pay: $21.00 - $25.00/hr. (depending on experience) A natural resource like water.and a natural achiever like you, you're meant for each other. That's why a career with Nestle Waters Direct, the #1 bottled water delivery company in North America, is the right fit for you! The D...
FedEx Freight Shop Tech II/ Diesel Mechanic Irving, TX Begin your career with the FedEx Team as a Shop Tech and be a part of one of the most well-known and reliable companies in the world. Provide quality and cost effective repair and maintenance of tractors, trailers, forklifts and other equipment to ensure a safe and efficient fleet of vehicles. Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, prescription in...
Company Confidential Chesapeake, VA, 23323
Our client is seeking a Diesel Mechanic / Service Technician at its state of the art dealership facility in Chesapeake, VA. From Kenworth and Volvo to Isuzu and more, you will work on a variety of medium to heavy duty trucks at one of their larger facilities with 7 bays and can hold over 25 trucks at one time. Plus, you will receive ongoing and factory training that will keep you on the leading ed...
Durham School Services, a subsidiary of National Express Corporation (NEC) a well-known provider of School Bus Services in the United States and Canada, has an immediate opening for a Diesel Shop Supervisor / Diesel Mechanic Team Lead (Maintenance Supervisor) at our Minnesota City, MN. Customer Service Center. Key accountabilities for this position include customer satisfaction, productivity, tech...
Job Details: Diesel Engine Technicians / Mechanic - Mechanicsburg PA My client has full time openings for Diesel Engine Technicians (Multiple Locations). Qualified applicants will have at least 5 years of experience servicing, troubleshooting, & repairing Diesel Engines. A degree or prior technical training preferred. To Apply: Please forward your resume in word format for consideration. This of c...
Company Confidential Jamestown, NY, 14701
*TOP JOB* Mechanic Heavy Truck/ Heavy Equipment/ Diesel Mechanic wanted. Position is full-time, year round including benefits. This position is in the Jamestown area. Send resume to: Box #JU-493 C/O Post Journal PO Box 190 Jamestown, NY 14702 provided by The Jamestown Post-Journal...
NOW HIRING! Sr. Diesel Mechanics * Diesel Mechanic Assistants * CDL Drivers *Gilbertsville, PA* Requirements • Sr. Techs: 4+ yrs previous exp. • Assistant Techs: High school diploma or G.E.D • Drivers: CDL Class A or B with airbrakes endorsement Call or apply online for immediate consideration! 1-877-220-5627 www.wmcareers.com Media Code: 6ENEOE M/F/D/V...
Company Confidential Oskaloosa, 52577
Diesel Mechanic Needed: 2 years experience minimum Very good pay No tools needed Work Saturdays if needed CDL is a plus Email resumes to ***** This job listing brought to you by The Oskaloosa Herald...
Is your career taking YOU where you want to go? One of the most successful LTL carriers in the US has immediate openings at our St. Louis shop Diesel Technician Supervisor & Lead Master Diesel Technicians * Min 3yrs maintenance exp. *Factory training & certification in engine diagnostic software *Exp w/Eaton, Spicer & Meritor transmission; removal & installation * Exp in repair of Wabco/Meritor an...
We are currently looking for someone special to be a part of our World Class Transportation Services Organization and grow with us as we launch forward into the new school year! Durham School Services, a subsidiary of National Express Corp (NEC) one of the largest providers of Student Transportation Services in North America and Canada is now taking applications for two skilled: Diesel Bus Technic...
Diesel Mechanic (Midland) compensation: Hourly pay based on experience. Full benefits. Pel-State is currently hiring for a Diesel Mechanic at our Midland, TX yard. MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL as needed to other yard locations. Pel-State is a Bulk Fuel company that provides fuel, oil and lubricants to both FRAC as well as NON FRAC customers. This position is full time and offers medical, dental, 401k...
Diesel Mechanic - China Grove/San Antonio compensation: Hourly pay based on experience. Full benefits. Pel-State is currently hiring for a Diesel Mechanic at our China Grove, TX yard. MUST BE WILLING TO TRAVEL as needed to other yard locations. Pel-State is a Bulk Fuel company that provides fuel, oil and lubricants to both FRAC as well as NON FRAC customers. This position is full time and offers m...
Diesel/Reefer Mechanic Job Description Diesel /ReeferMechanic needed. Must have previous experience. Great Pay based on experience. Need extensive knowledge in refrigeration and diesel technology. Must be flexible about hours and work days. Applicant must be computer literate and be familiar with all Microsoft programs. Excellent pay and benefits. ESOP (Employee owned since 2004) stock. Medical, d...
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Maintains diesel equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.
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Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.
Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
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