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Diesel Engine Inspector Salary
in California, United States

$44,163 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$640

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Engine Inspector is $44,163 a year and $21 an hour in California, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Engine Inspector is between $33,247 and $53,240. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Diesel Engine Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Inspects internal combustion engines after test for conformance to blueprints and specifications, using measuring instruments and handtools: reviews performance test report and compares log data, such as temperature, lubrication compression, horsepower, fuel consumption, and manifold pressure with specifications.
  • Signs inspection tag to release engines from test floor or analyzes data to locate assemblies and parts not functioning according to specifications.
  • Measures dimensions of disassembled parts and assemblies, such as pistons, cylinder liners, valves, bearings, shafts, governors, injectors, or carburetors, and clearances between moving and stationary parts, using scale, micrometers, special tools, and gauging setups.
  • Compares measurements with specifications to locate faulty parts.
  • Records findings and notifies supervisor of results of inspection.
  • May inspect incoming materials for conformance with specifications.
  • May disassemble engines during inspection process.
  • May supervise crating and shipping of engines to consignees.
  • May be designated according to type of engine inspected as diesel-engine inspector; gasoline-engine inspector.
Diesel Engine Inspector Job Prevalence in California, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 537,500

Estimated population of Diesel Engine Inspector jobs: 1,274

Rate of error: 0.7%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,197
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About California, United States

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Description: California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County...

Diesel Engine Inspector Job Listings for California, United States

Diesel Mechanic Technician
Jul 18
Newark, CA, USA
VITUS Search Group
Inspect and repair heavy duty Auto Transport Truck units and trailers to meet DOT inspection ... Diagnose electronic diesel engine control systems * Replace and/or repair air compressors, water ...
Diesel Mechanic - Sign On Bonus!
Jul 17
San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
... Diesel Engine Diagnosis and repairs on Box Trucks, Tankers, Reefers, and Peterbilts. Comprehension of Fleet Maintenance operations, understanding of electrical, hydraulics, PM and DOT inspection ...
Lead Diesel Technician - Relocation
Jul 17
Bakersfield, CA, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
... Diesel Engine Diagnosis and repairs on Box Trucks, Tankers, Reefers, and Peterbilts. Comprehension of Fleet Maintenance operations, understanding of electrical, hydraulics, PM and DOT inspection ...
Diesel Technician
Jul 9
Sonoma County, CA, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
... Diesel Engine Diagnosis, repairs, as well as for Forklift and Pallet Jack repairs. Comprehension of Fleet Maintenance operations, understanding of electrical, hydraulics, PM and DOT inspection ...
Diesel A Technician-$32.15 pay rate!!!
Jul 5
Buena Park, CA, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
... Diesel Engine Diagnosis, repairs, as well as for Forklift and Pallet Jack repairs. Comprehension of Fleet Maintenance operations, understanding of electrical, hydraulics, PM and DOT inspection ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Engine Inspector is $44,163 a year and $21 an hour in California, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Engine Inspector is between $33,247 and $53,240. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Diesel Engine Inspector. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in California, United States.

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Diesel Engine Inspector Job Listings for California, United States

Diesel Mechanic Technician
Jul 18
Newark, CA, USA
VITUS Search Group
Inspect and repair heavy duty Auto Transport Truck units and trailers to meet DOT inspection ... Diagnose electronic diesel engine control systems * Replace and/or repair air compressors, water ...
Diesel Mechanic - Sign On Bonus!
Jul 17
San Luis Obispo, CA, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
... Diesel Engine Diagnosis and repairs on Box Trucks, Tankers, Reefers, and Peterbilts. Comprehension of Fleet Maintenance operations, understanding of electrical, hydraulics, PM and DOT inspection ...
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