Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

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. Includes mechanics working primarily with automobile or marine diesel engines.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Adaptability/Flexibility * Dependability * Stress Tolerance * Analytical Thinking * Integrity * Initiative * Persistence * Independence * Leadership

Representative Tasks * Use handtools, such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, or precision instruments, as well as power tools, such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, or jacks and hoists. * Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition. * Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.


Transportation & Warehousing, Wholesale Trade, Government, Other Services (Except Public Administration),

Job Family Installation, Maintenance, and Repair

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