The average salary for a Diesel Technician in South Africa is R245,380.
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Job Description for Diesel Technician
Diesel technician are tasked with maintaining and repairing diesel engines. If they are responsible for fleet maintenance or a similar task, these technicians also check to make sure the fleet's engines are functioning properly in an attempt to prevent breakdowns. Diesel technicians may work on marine- or land-based diesel engines, and they may work on larger vehicles (such as trucks) or static diesel engines (such as those in generators). While the technician's work environment varies based o…Read more
Diesel Technician 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 Technician
Automotive Engine Repair
Heavy Duty Truck Repair
Heavy Equipment Repair
Skills in Automotive Engine Repair, Heavy Duty Truck Repair, Heavy Equipment Repair and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Troubleshooting.
Pay by Experience Level for Diesel Technician
An early career Diesel Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R237,816 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Diesel Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R237,358 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Diesel Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R261,000 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R380,000.
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