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Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Adjust and reline brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
Align front ends and suspension systems.
Attach test instruments to equipment, and read dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
Diagnose and repair vehicle heating and cooling systems.
Disassemble and overhaul internal combustion engines, pumps, generators, transmissions, clutches, and differential units.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka Public LOCOMOTIVE DIESEL TECHNICIAN Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 25
Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 48
Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 48
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 70
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 55
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 53
Highland Community College Highland Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Highland Community College Highland Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 59
North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Dodge City Community College Dodge City Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Dodge City Community College Dodge City Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 53
Seward County Community College Liberal Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Seward County Community College Liberal Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 53
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public DIESEL TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 59