The average hourly pay for an Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic in South Africa is R34.28.
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Job Description for Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic
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. An apprentice diesel mechanic works to repair and maintain all systems on diesel engine truc…Read more
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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Skills in Maintenance and Problem Solving are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Duty Truck Repair, Automotive Engine Repair and Heavy Equipment Repair.
Pay by Experience Level for Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic
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 R29.66 based on 25 salaries. An early career Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R34.14 based on 164 salaries. A mid-career Apprentice, Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R38.97 based on 18 salaries.
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