Jobs for Rebuilding America: A Career as a Diesel Mechanic, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer Culp
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508179875
  • ISBN-13: 9781508179870
  • DDC: 621.43
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Without diesel mechanics, much of the transportation infrastructure in North America would grind to a halt. This book highlights a vital and promising career path for those who are curious about or settled on the automotive arts, and hope to work on buses, construction vehicles, trucks, and many other kinds of machines. An expansive look at this dynamic and hands-on sector is punctuated by vital tips on beginning one's schooling, finding work, and advancing via promotion, as well as mandatory and elective certifications.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Powered by Diesel: Keeping the Country Running.
2: What Does It Take?.
3: Mechanics in School.
4: Beginning a Career with Big Engines.
5: From School to the Workplace.
6: ASE and Other Certifications.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Tips.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.