The average hourly pay for an Early-Career Diesel Mechanic with Fleet Maintenance skills in South Africa is R94.89.
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Job Description for Diesel Mechanic
Diesel mechanics are in charge of maintenance, repair, and overall care for diesel vehicles such as buses, boats, trucks, and bulldozers. Most diesel mechanics repair, replace, recondition, dissemble, weld, and examine parts and engines. In some cases, these individuals will have expertise on a specific type of diesel engine. A diesel mechanic can work in government, vehicle wholesaling, freight trucking, and mass transit. Being a diesel mechanic is a very physical career, in which the individua…Read more
Diesel Mechanic Tasks
- Perform basic preventative maintenance, as well as troubleshoot and repair all types of diesel engine vehicles.
- Maintain inventory of tools and supplies.
- Learn and apply new technology in advanced diagnostics and repairs.
- Comply with safety and EPA procedures.
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Popular Skills for Diesel Mechanic
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Skills in Heavy Equipment Repair and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Duty Truck Repair, Maintenance and Automotive Engine Repair.
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