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Diesel Truck Technology

Courses

Core Courses

  • Gas Engine Rebuild
  • Technical Procedures for Power Mechanics Techs
  • Electricity
  • Ag Computers
  • Hydraulics I and II
  • Diesel Engine Rebuild
  • Diesel Fuel Systems
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Electronics I and II
  • Power Transfer Systems
  • Diesel Equipment Repair

Program Details

Award: Associate of Applied Science (AAS)
Required number of credits: 71
Program Start: Fall

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Careers

Positions

Graduates work in truck stops, heavy equipment shops, consumer product dealerships, independent repair shops, and engine machine shops as mechanics, service technicians, and diesel engine specialists. 

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

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists $28,400 $40,700 $46,800

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development

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
Don’s Truck Sales Fairbank, IA
Harrison Truck Centers Waterloo, IA
Ryder Truck Rental and Leasing Cedar Falls, IA
Thompson Truck and Trailer, Inc. Cedar Rapids and Waterloo, IA
Warren Transport, Inc. Waterloo, IA

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Contact Us

Student Success Specialist De'Carlos Anderson Email me 319-296-2329 Butler Hall 122
Program Advisor Greg Lawrence Email me 319-296-2329 ext.1118 Butler Hall 110
Administrative Assistant Dianne Lellig Email me 319-296-4011 Butler Hall 131
Dean Dave Grunklee Email me 319-296-4042 Butler Hall 131A
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