The average salary for an Early-Career Diesel Mechanic with Electronic Troubleshooting skills in South Africa is R200,000.
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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
Heavy Equipment Repair
Automotive Engine Repair
Heavy Duty Truck Repair
Skills that pay less than market rate include Heavy Duty Truck Repair, Troubleshooting, Maintenance, Automotive Engine Repair and Heavy Equipment Repair.
Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Mechanic
A mid-career Diesel Mechanic with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R215,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Diesel Mechanic with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R332,927 based on 18 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R310,000.
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