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Diesel Engine Inspector Salary
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

$38,668 (USD)

Average Salary

$19/hr

Average Hourly

$561

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Engine Inspector is $38,668 a year and $19 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Engine Inspector is between $29,110 and $46,615. 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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:
$44,827
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Pittsburgh ( PITS-burg) is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County. A population of about 301,048 residents live within the city limits, making it the 66th-largest city in the U.S. The metropolitan population of 2,324,743 is the largest in both the Ohio Valley and Appalachia, the second-largest in Pennsylvania (behind Philadelphia), and the 27th-largest in the U.S. Pittsburgh is located in the south west of the state, at the confluence of the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio rivers. Pittsburgh is known both as "the Steel City" for its more than 300...

Diesel Engine Inspector Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Diesel Mechanic Technician
Jul 8
Murrysville, PA, USA
Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc.
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other important parts to ensure that ... Repairing and troubleshooting of major components such as engine, transmission, and differentials
Diesel Mechanic
Jul 8
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
First Student
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts. Identify and ... A minimum of 3 years hands-on diesel/gas engine maintenance experience and/or vocational training.
Driver/Guard
May 29
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Loomis Armored LLC
... inspect brakes, repack bearings, check tires, on all size vehicles. ... Must perform per month. • Diagnose and effectively repair mechanical, engine and electrical ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Diesel Engine Inspector is $38,668 a year and $19 an hour in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States. The average salary range for a Diesel Engine Inspector is between $29,110 and $46,615. 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Diesel Engine Inspector Job Listings for Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Diesel Mechanic Technician
Jul 8
Murrysville, PA, USA
Universal Logistics Holdings, Inc.
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings and other important parts to ensure that ... Repairing and troubleshooting of major components such as engine, transmission, and differentials
Diesel Mechanic
Jul 8
Pittsburgh, PA, USA
First Student
Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts. Identify and ... A minimum of 3 years hands-on diesel/gas engine maintenance experience and/or vocational training.
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