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Bus and Truck Mechanics

Maintain or repair any type of diesel engine.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$25.36 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Above statewide average
Growth rate:  4.8%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Lubricate equipment to allow proper functioning.
  • Rebuild parts or components.
  • Repair defective engines or engine components.
  • Repair non-engine automotive or vehicle components.
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Job Title Examples:

Diesel Technician
Fleet Mechanic
Medium/Heavy Truck Mechanic

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