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Transportation, Logistics & Distribution

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul buses and trucks, or maintain and repair any type of diesel engines.

A Day In The Life

Transportation, Logistics & Distribution Industry

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Salary Breakdown

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Average

$40,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$26,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$41,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$57,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

9,020

Projected job openings through 2028


Sample Career Roadmap

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

Trainee

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Diesel Technician

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Master Technician/Service Manager


Top Expected Tasks

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Mechanical

KNOWLEDGE

Transportation

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

SKILL

Troubleshooting

SKILL

Repairing

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Near Vision

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity

ABILITY

Finger Dexterity

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning


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