Diesel Technology

Careers

Positions

Graduates find jobs as mechanics, service technicians, and diesel engine specialists in implement dealerships, factories, construction, independent shops, heavy equipment shops, engine machine shops, truck stops, heavy equipment dealerships, consumer product dealerships, independent farms, independent repair shops, and consumer product dealerships.

This profession is expected to grow by 18%* through 2024 in Iowa.

Employers

The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Altorfer, Inc. Cedar Rapids, IA
Cedar Valley Corp., LLC Waterloo, IA
Deike Implement Co. Waverly, IA
Don’s Truck Sales Fairbank, IA
Growmark Waterloo, IA
Harrison Truck Centers Waterloo, IA
MHC Kenworth Cedar Rapids, IA
P&K Midwest Waterloo and Keystone, IA
Ryder Truck Rental and Leasing Cedar Falls, IA
Thompson Truck and Trailer, Inc. Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, IA
Titan Machinery Waverly, IA
Warren Transport, Inc. Waterloo, IA
Ziegler CAT Mason City and Postville, IA

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists $31,100 $45,800 $53,200
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians $33,300 $44,700 $50,400

Source: 2020 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

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