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 Student Truck Brakes - 3pts
» ASE Student Truck Diesel Engines - 3pts
» ASE Student Truck Electrical/Electronic Systems - 3pts
» ASE Student Truck Steering and Suspension - 3pts
» ASE Student Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair - 3pts
» OSHA 10 - 1pt
 
College Credit Opportunities*
CCP - College Credit Plus
» TRCK 1120 Medium and Heavy Brakes (3h)
» TRCK 1130 Medium and Heavy Truck Chassis (3h)
» AUTO 1110 Electrical Circuitry (3h)
» AUTO 1130 Electrical Components (3h)
Articulated - University of Northwestern Ohio
» AU126 Suspension and Steering (6h)
» AU127 Hydraulic Brake Systems (6h)
Articulated - Hocking College
» AUTO 1101 Automotive Service Orientation (3h)
» AUTO 1100 Automotive Electricity (5h)
*Note: Qualifications 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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