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Diesel Engine Inspector Salary
in New Orleans, Louisiana

$38,165 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$553

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Engine Inspector is $38,165 a year and $18 an hour in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Engine Inspector is between $28,731 and $46,008. 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 New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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 New Orleans, Louisiana, 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:
$44,243
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About New Orleans, Louisiana

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Description: New Orleans (, locally ; French: La Nouvelle-Orléans [la nuvɛlɔʁleɑ̃] (listen)) is a consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. With an estimated population of 391,006 in 2018, it is the most populous city in Louisiana. A major port, New Orleans is considered an economic and commercial hub for the broader Gulf Coast region of the United States. New Orleans is world-renowned for its distinct music, Creole cuisine, unique dialect, and its annual celebrations and festivals, most notably Mardi Gras. The historic heart of the city is the French...

Diesel Engine Inspector Job Listings for New Orleans, Louisiana

Diesel Technician
Jun 25
New Orleans, LA, USA
Amerit Fleet Solutions
... Diesel Engine Diagnosis and repairs. Comprehension of Fleet Maintenance operations and ... Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation required * Comply with all ...
Diesel Mechanic
May 21
Houma, LA, USA
First Student
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts. * Identify ... A minimum of 3 years hands-on diesel/gas engine maintenance experience and/or vocational training.
Mechanic
Jun 7
Reserve, LA, USA
Martin Transport
This position is responsible for diesel engine repair, major and minor trailer repairs, preventative maintenance inspection, tire and wheel, heavy duty brake system, and tank inspection. A/C ...
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