Diesel service technician jobs are in high demand and the heavy equipment industry is expecting significant growth this year, and in the years to come. Diesel engines are found in a variety of industries including trucking, farming, construction, power generation, railroad and marine applications to name a few. This drives a need for qualified professionals who can diagnose and repair these types of equipment. Assist in keeping these industries moving by enrolling in our Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology program. CCC&TI’s Diesel and Heavy Equipment program has partnered with Volvo Trucks and Vanguard Truck Centers in order to meet the expected demand for technicians in these high-tech and hands-on careers.
Our experienced instructors will teach you how to inspect, diagnose, repair, service, and maintain medium and heavy-duty truck engines and systems found in locomotives, buses, ships, construction equipment, electricity generators, and trucks over one-ton classification, so you can ensure their safety and performance. After completion of our diesel and heavy equipment program, you will be able to:
CCC&TI offers following educational program in this area:
For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog.
Please review the Admission Requirements for the Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology program.
CCC&TI has partnered with Volvo Trucks and Vanguard Truck Centers. This partnership enables our Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology curriculum to also include use of Volvo specific diagnostic tools, as well as training on their vehicle specific systems, and procedures. This additional training prepares CCC&TI students for possible employment with Vanguard Truck Centers or any service center that performs maintenance on Volvo trucks.
If you are interested in the Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology program, please let us know by clicking on the link below and completing the form:
Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of study, and to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the transportation industry.
The average salary for a Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists is $23.20 per hour in
North Carolina according to O*NET Online website.
Employment of Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists is projected to grow 5 to 10 percent from 2020 to 2030, about average for all occupations.
To learn more information about Careers in the Diesel and Heavy Equipment Technology field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following programs: