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How to Become a Diesel Technician at Master Fleet in 4 Steps


A man is holding  a coiled cable and standing behind a detached semi-truck cab.
A diesel technician working on a truck in the Master Fleet Service Center.

Fascinated by big trucks and engines? Love finding solutions to mechanical problems? You may make a great diesel technician at Master Fleet.

At Master Fleet, we pride ourselves on doing our part to keep our state’s trucks and trailers on the road. Our diesel techs are key to our success. We’re always on the lookout for new employees who are excited about the trucks and engines and have the mechanical skills needed to help us maintain our reputation for excellent service and maintenance.

So, what does it take to get a job as a diesel technician at Master Fleet? We’ve pulled together these four easy steps to help you learn how to become a diesel technician.


Step 1: Understand a Diesel Technician’s Job

At Master Fleet, our diesel techs touch a wide range of equipment, from engines and trailers to brakes and overhead doors. And no two days are ever the same. Diesel techs at our three service centers may inspect a semi-truck, repair or perform preventative maintenance on a diesel engine, or help a trailer technician solve a problem.


If you’re part of one of our 10+ mobile units, you may be called to assist a roadside breakdown or perform routine maintenance at a customer’s location. These experiences provide our diesel techs with continued opportunities to gain new skills.


Step 2: Build Your Diesel Tech Skill Set

Diesel technicians need an extensive skill set for this fast-paced, dynamic job, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics notes the following as qualities needed for the job:

  • Attention to detail

  • Dexterity

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Organizational and trouble-shooting skills

  • Physical strength.

The best way to gain these skills is on-the-job experience.


 

Interested in joining the Master Fleet Team?

Start your application or call 920-347-1800 with any questions.

 

Step 3: Gain Diesel Technician Industry Experience

Most employers, including us, prefer a high school diploma or equivalent. At Master Fleet, we also recognize that our industry is evolving, so we actively invest in our team with personalized growth plans to help you achieve your goals—whether you’re seeking to get your diesel technician certification, go to college, attend trade school or take on a leadership role.


Step 4: Apply to Become a Diesel Technician

Now that you know how to become a diesel technician at Master Fleet, you’re ready take the next step—start your diesel technician career with us. Master Fleet offers flexible diesel technician jobs in Wisconsin with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits.

We are looking for diesel techs with at least one year of industry experience, their own tool set, strong mechanical aptitude, problem-solving skills, and experience with trailer suspension, brakes and overhead doors. If you match this description—and have a passion for big trucks—apply today to join the Master Fleet team!



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