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Diesel Engine Inspector Salary
in San Diego, California

$43,217 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$627

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Engine Inspector is $43,217 a year and $21 an hour in San Diego, California, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Engine Inspector is between $32,534 and $52,099. 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 San Diego, California.

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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 San Diego, 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:
$50,100
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About San Diego, California

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Description: San Diego (, Spanish: [san ˈdjeɣo]; Spanish for "Saint Didacus") is a city in the U.S. state of California. It is in San Diego County, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,419,516 as of July 1, 2017, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population...

Diesel Engine Inspector Job Listings for San Diego, California

Diesel Mechanic - Tech
Apr 5
Miramar, CA, USA
Diamond Maintenance Services
Diesel Engine Maintenance * Electrical System Repair * Brake Systems / Air Brakes * Computerized Diagnostics * PMI Inspection * Welding (a plus) * Tire repairs (a plus) * MUST have clean driving ...
Diesel Mechanic - Tech
Apr 5
San Marcos, CA, USA
Diamond Maintenance Services
Diesel Engine Maintenance * Electrical System Repair * Brake Systems / Air Brakes * Computerized Diagnostics * PMI Inspection * Welding (a plus) * Tire repairs (a plus) * MUST have clean driving ...
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