Careers: Diesel Hydraulic Mechanics
Diesel Hydraulic Mechanics
This job is right for you if….
You like activities that include practical, hands-on problem solutions.
Diesel mechanics use many kinds of tools, including pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, grinders, drills, and lathes.
- thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
- reading work-related information
- figuring out what is causing equipment, machines, wiring, or computer programs to not work
- repairing machines or systems using the right tools
What They Do:
Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, such as cranes, bulldozers, graders, and conveyors, used in construction, and logging.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Attention to Detail
- Analytical Thinking
Median Hourly Earnings:
Job Types Include:
- Trailer Mechanic
- Diesel engine
- Truck Mechanic
Maine Based Resources To Get Training: Adhesive Bonding Machine Operator
Currently, there are several vocational trade schools that have specialized classes in industrial manufacturing.
- Beal University – Bangor, ME
- Northeast Technical Institute – Bangor, ME
- Northern Penobscot Tech Region – Lincoln, ME
- Southern Aroostook Vocational – Staceyville, ME 04777
Maine Community College System
Community Colleges offer programs that may be of interest to a prospective machinist operator or associated worker (i.e., anyone with interest in manufacturing) Programs vary from welding to equipment operation, and more.
- Northern Maine Community College – Presque Isle, Maine
- Central Maine Community College – Auburn, Maine
- Eastern Maine Community College – Bangor, Maine
- Kennebec Valley Community College – Fairfield and Hinkley, Maine
- Southern Maine Community College – South Portland, Maine
- Washington County Community College – Calais, Maine
- York County Community College – Wells, Maine
University of Maine- Mechanical Engineering
Maine Maritime Academy – Mechanical Engineering
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