The average hourly pay for an Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic is $14.90.
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What Do Apprentice, Diesel Mechanics Do?
A common method of shipping goods is via trucks, and the companies that operate fleets of large trucks need mechanics to keep them on the road. An apprentice diesel mechanic holds an entry-level position on the teams that repair and maintain tractor trailers and shipping trucks. The apprentice typically works under the supervision of service managers and master mechanics in performing his or her duties.
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Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic Tasks
- Assist with inspection, repair, and maintenance of diesel engines and associated machinery.
- Complete scheduled maintenance like cleaning, fueling, oil changes, and part replacement.
- Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical problems, recording data.
- Prepare workspaces and arrange equipment for use.
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Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic
Automotive Service Technician / Mechanic
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What Are Popular Skills for Apprentice, Diesel Mechanics?
Skills in Heavy Duty Truck Repair and Heavy Equipment Repair are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Problem Solving, Troubleshooting and Maintenance.
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Apprentice, Diesel Mechanics?
An entry-level Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $13.58 based on 17 salaries. An early career Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.55 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.00 based on 5 salaries.
Years of Experience
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