The average hourly pay for a Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic is $23.76.
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Job Description for Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic
A diesel shop foreman/mechanic performs maintenance and supervises others' work on a variety of diesel engines. There are many different types of diesel engines that need maintenance and repairs, so mechanics may work on trucks, buses, construction vehicles, boats, and even locomotives. The work space for a diesel shop foreman/mechanic may be limited to an indoor garage, or it may include working on the road with some light traveling. When working at the garage, most of the foreman/mechanic's ti…Read more
Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic Tasks
- Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with vehicles and equipment.
- Track and log all repairs, parts, and maintenance, noting where warranties are in effect.
- Ensure safety and reliability of vehicles and equipment.
- Inspect, maintain, and repair vehicles and equipment.
The top respondents for the job title Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic are from the companies Jensen Precast, MHC Kenworth and MHC Kenworth. Reported salaries are highest at MHC Kenworth where the average pay is $30.00. Jensen Precast pays the lowest at around $21.24.
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Popular Skills for Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic
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Skills in Industrial Hydraulics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Automotive Engine Repair, Welding, Electronic Troubleshooting and Heavy Equipment Repair.
Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic
An entry-level Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $19.39 based on 30 salaries. An early career Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.81 based on 168 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.62 based on 285 salaries. An experienced Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.40 based on 444 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
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Employees with Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic in their job title in Denver, Colorado earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (9.2% more) and Phoenix, Arizona (8.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Indianapolis, Indiana (7.8% less) and Seattle, Washington (1.1% less).
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