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Diesel Mechanic
Repairs and maintains diesel engines used to power machines, such as buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electric generators, and construction machinery, using hand tools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools. Diagnoses trouble, disassembles engines, and examines parts for defects and excessive wear. Reconditions and replaces parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves, and bushings, using engine lathes, boring machines, hand tools, and precision measuring instruments. May weld and cut parts, using arc-welding and flame cutting equipment. May be designated according to type of diesel engine or equipment repaired as Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Automotive Mechanic (automotive ser.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Bus (automotive ser.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Marine (ship-boat mfg.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Truck (automotive ser.); Diesel-Mechanic, Construction (construction); Diesel-Mechanic, Farm (agric. equip.); Locomotive Repairer, Diesel (railroad equip.).
Program NameProgram HoursSponsorRegionDistrict
0124Bay Area Diesel Technicians GNJ
8000Daniel Martinez 4Hillsborough
0124Kelly Tractor Company INJ
8000John Horn 9Dade
0124School Board of Broward County Florida Physical Plant Operations IJ
8000Roseanne Farino 8Broward