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The Diesel Technology Job Market

Across the nation, there may be as many as 242,000 or more diesel mechanics working hard on the job each day.* These men and women perform preventive maintenance and repairs on diesel engines and vehicles of every make, size and shape. They may also specialize in repairing large trucks, buses, heavy machinery, cranes and tractors.

For many, working in the diesel technology industry has been a good career choice. Diesel technology deals with a lot more than just cars and trucks-it’s the driving force behind much of today’s technology. Vehicles and equipment that run on diesel include oil rigs, hydraulic systems, mighty locomotives, farming equipment and much more.

WyoTech offers diesel technology training at two locations, Blairsville and Laramie, for students who want to take their mechanical skills to the next level. Instructors make sure students are able to repair diesel machines produced by some of the industry’s leaders, like Cummins, Caterpillar, John Deere and more.

Your training will be fast, and your days will be occupied learning everything you need to know to find entry-level employment when you graduate. If you’re serious about training for a diesel technology career, WyoTech has the programs and training the industry values in new employees who enter the job market.

Several career opportunities may include:

  • Medium-/Heavy-Duty Truck Mechanic.
  • Bus Technician
  • Fleet Technician
  • Tractor Technician
  • Lube Technician
  • And more

Contact us today and ask about the Diesel Technology program offered at our Lamarie and Blairsville campuses. Get the training that can help you find a career niche in the diesel technology job market.
For information on graduation rates, the median debt of students who complete this program and more, choose a campus below to download:
·    Blairsville Campus Program Disclosures

·    Laramie Campus Program Disclosures

*Source:  Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition, Diesel Service Technicians and Mechanics, on the Internet at (visited June 12, 2012). Publish Date: Thursday, March 29, 2012

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