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Diesel Truck Technology

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 $28,900 $42,500 $49,300
Farm Equipment Mechanics and Service Technicians $31,400 $41,800 $47,000
Mobile Heavy Equipment Mechanics $38,229 $52,776 $63,507

Source: 2018 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
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
Warren Transport, Inc. Waterloo, IA
Ziegler CAT Mason City and Postville, IA
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