Diesel Technology

Diesel Technology

Program Description
» Troubleshoot, repair, and overhaul internal combustion systems using the same advanced computer diagnostic equipment as master technicians.
» Help equipment owners stay productive by delivering quality customer service and valuable repair solutions.
» Analyze and repair complex electric, hydraulic, air brake, and diesel systems for a variety of heavy equipment
CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
Program Courses
» Truck Diesel Engines
» Truck Braking, Suspension, and Steering Systems
» Ground Transportation Maintenance
» Ground Transportation Electrical/Electronics
 
Certifications
» 
ASE Auto Medium Heavy Truck Brakes
» ASE Auto Medium Heavy Truck Diesel Engines
» ASE Auto Medium Heavy Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems
» ASE Auto Steering and Suspension
» ASE Auto Maintenance and Light Repair
» OSHA 10
» First Aid CPR
 
College Credit Opportunities*
University of Northwestern Ohio 
» AU126 Suspension and Steering (6)
» AU127 Hydraulic Brake Systems (6) 
*Note: Qualitifications Apply  
 
Career Opportunities
Program Instructor 
 
Instructor: Mr. Robert Parker
Teaching since: 1994
Teaching at Mid-East since: 1994
Credentials: Associate Degree in Diesel Technology (Ohio Technical College)
Field Experience: Shop Foreman & Diesel Mechanic for Southeast Area Transit, Owner of Parker's Diesel Service 
Certifications: ASE Master Certified in Automotive/Medium & Heavy Trucks
Hobbies/Interests: Fishing, tractor pulling and racing dirt track cars
Family Graduates of Mid-East: Brad Parker (Diesel Mechanics), Robby Parker (Machine Tooling), Amanda Parker (Pathways to Teaching)
 
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