Also referred to as:
Diesel Engine Mechanic I, Diesel Engine Specialist I, Diesel Technician I
Requirements and Responsibilities
Diesel Mechanic performs inspection, maintenance, repairs, and overhauls of diesel engines. Troubleshoots and diagnosis problems. Being a Diesel Mechanic utilizes computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes. Replaces and/or refurbishes parts. Additionally, Diesel Mechanic maintains maintenance logs according to requirements. Ensures services provided follow all quality standards and safety procedures. May perform DOT annual inspections on vehicles. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically requires a Class A CDL license. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Diesel Mechanic works under moderate supervision. Gaining or has attained full proficiency in a specific area of discipline. To be a Diesel Mechanic typically requires 1-3 years of related experience, or may need 0 years of experience with additional specialized training and/or certification.