Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic is $24.00
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanics?
A mid-career Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $21.00 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $26.
What Do Diesel Shop Foreman / Mechanics Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.