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Diesel Engine Inspector Salary
in Dayton, Ohio

$38,662 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$561

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Engine Inspector is $38,662 a year and $19 an hour in Dayton, Ohio, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Engine Inspector is between $29,105 and $46,608. 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 Dayton, Ohio.

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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 Dayton, Ohio, 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:
$44,820
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

About Dayton, Ohio

Dayton Cost of Living Score:

Description: Dayton () is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County. A small part of the city extends into Greene County. The 2017 U.S. census estimate put the city population at 140,371, while Greater Dayton was estimated to be at 803,416 residents. This makes Dayton the fourth-largest metropolitan area in Ohio and 63rd in the United States. Dayton is within Ohio's Miami Valley region, just north of Greater Cincinnati. Ohio's borders are within 500 miles (800 km) of roughly 60 percent of the country's population and manufacturing infrastructure, making the Dayton area a logistical centroid...

Diesel Engine Inspector Job Listings for Dayton, Ohio

Diesel Mechanic - Overhaul Shop - Days **$2,500 Sign on Bonus**
May 14
Norwood, OH, USA
Rumpke
Inspect, lubricate, and service vehicles and equipment. * Complete adjustments, repairs, and ... Minimum 3-5 years performing repair and maintenance on heavy trucks and diesel engine vehicles ...
Fleet Mechanic - Truck Technician (Diesel Mechanic)
Apr 5
Monroe, OH, USA
Clarke Power Services
DOT (Annual Inspections) Perform engine, brake, drive train, electrical, and A/C repairs. Test drive vehicles under 26,000 GVW. Perform Air Brakes, Wheel Ends, Reefer Trailer, and Roller Door repairs.
Fleet Mechanic - Truck Technician (Diesel Mechanic)
Apr 5
Lebanon, OH, USA
Clarke Power Services
DOT (Annual Inspections) Perform engine, brake, drive train, electrical, and A/C repairs. Test drive vehicles under 26,000 GVW. Perform Air Brakes, Wheel Ends, Reefer Trailer, and Roller Door repairs.
Fleet Mechanic - Truck Technician (Diesel Mechanic)
Apr 5
Mason, OH, USA
Clarke Power Services
DOT (Annual Inspections) Perform engine, brake, drive train, electrical, and A/C repairs. Test drive vehicles under 26,000 GVW. Perform Air Brakes, Wheel Ends, Reefer Trailer, and Roller Door repairs.
Fleet Mechanic - Truck Technician (Diesel Mechanic)
Apr 5
Fairfield, OH, USA
Clarke Power Services
DOT (Annual Inspections) Perform engine, brake, drive train, electrical, and A/C repairs. Test drive vehicles under 26,000 GVW. Perform Air Brakes, Wheel Ends, Reefer Trailer, and Roller Door repairs.
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