Alternative Job Titles
Diesel & Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Diesel Mechanic, Diesel Truck Mechanic
Diesel Mechanics are responsible for performing diagnostic tests on diesel vehicles to find faults, analyzing diagnostic test results and repairing or replacing engine, steering, transmission, braking or lighting system components. Diesel mechanics need to be highly organized and communicate effectively, as they will be expected to maintain detailed records of serviced vehicles and interact with customers on a daily basis.
Required Skills & Abilities
Typical Salary$30,000 - $67,000
- High school diploma or GED required
- Vocational/technical training preferred