Diesel Mechanic, Sr. Salary in Bakersfield, California

How much does a Diesel Mechanic, Sr. make in Bakersfield, CA? The average Diesel Mechanic, Sr. salary in Bakersfield, CA is $62,189 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $57,414 and $67,887. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description

Performs inspection, maintenance, repairs, and overhauls of diesel engines. Troubleshoots and diagnoses problems. Utilizes computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes. Replaces and/or refurbishes parts. Maintains maintenance logs according to requirements. Ensures services provided follow all quality standards and safety procedures. May perform DOT annual inspections on vehicles. Typically requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Typically requires a Class A CDL license. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. Works independently within established procedures associated with the specific job function. Has gained proficiency in multiple competencies relevant to the job. Typically requires 3-5 years of related experience, or may need 2 years experience with additional specialized training and/or certification. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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68301
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    Diesel Mechanic

    1 - 3 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    2 - 5 years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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    Diesel Mechanic Supervisor

    2 + years experience
    High School Diploma or Tech Certificate

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