About Diesel Mechanic:-
Diesel mechanics inspect and repair vehicles with diesel engines, including buses, trucks and construction machines. To repair these vehicles and diagnose malfunctions, they inspect parts and systems, check batteries and adjust wheels. Being a diesel mechanic can be physically demanding. Diesel mechanics often work in uncomfortable positions and surroundings and use dirty or oily parts and tools.
Career Skills & Info:-
An in-depth knowledge of diesel engines and electrical systems, good customer-service and mechanical skills and manual dexterity are key for diesel mechanics. According to projections from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), diesel mechanics and service technicians can look forward to a 12%, or faster-than-average, growth in jobs between 2014 and 2024. In May 2015, the median annual salary for diesel mechanics and service technicians was $44,520. Let's explore some of the entry-level educational requirements for diesel mechanics.