Diesel Truck Maintenance Technician

Certificate
diesel truck main tech

About this program

This fully-loaded, 10-month program develops the skills necessary to repair, inspect, and maintain diesel-powered highway equipment.

Learn about diesel truck preventative maintenance and service, and the theory and skills needed to perform vehicle inspection and engine tune-up. You'll become skilled in overhauling engines, transmissions, and rear differentials, as well as repairing air-brakes, chassis and suspensions.

And when you graduate you'll be ready to take the Pennsylvania Vehicle Safety Inspection examinations.

Graduates of this program interested in more advanced training can continue on in the Diesel Technology Associate of Applied Science degree with just an additional year of study. 

Next steps...

You're on your way to becoming a tomorrow maker.

Extensive Hands-On Program

50+

Newer Model Diesel Engines

10

Month Program

Careers

Entry-level heavy-duty commercial truck preventative maintenance technician for:

  • Dealerships
  • Independent garages
  • Truck fleets
  • Leasing companies
Courses

At Penn College, we believe your educational experience should go beyond specialized skills. Real-world ready means taking a broader approach that builds communication skills, inspires collaboration, and encourages exploration of arts, history, and science.

​​Specialization requires in-depth knowledge and high-level proficiency. Students learn and apply major-specific concepts, skills, and methods.

  • Diesel Engine Technology (DSM154)
  • Diesel Engines Laboratory (DSM116)
  • Fuel Systems (DSM119)
  • Diesel Equipment Preventative Maintenance (DSM107)
  • Introduction to Hydraulics (DSM117)
  • Basic Electricity (DSM120)
  • Truck Tractor Chassis and Alignment (DSM140)
  • Heavy Duty Brake Systems (DSM141)
  • Powertrain and Brake Systems Lab (DSM142)
  • Commercial Truck Power Train and State Inspection (DSM146)

​Perspectives are points of view, offering a variety of ways of understanding, interacting, and influencing the world. Students identify, explain, and utilize the approaches used by academics and professionals to study, analyze, or understand problems, and offer solutions.

​​Foundations are the practical, intellectual, and social skills: communication, collaboration, critical and ethical thinking, quantitative thinking, and technological literacy that are crucial to every student at every stage of education and at every stage of life.

  • Career Mathematics (MTH011) or
  • Technical Algebra and Trigonometry I (MTH124)
  • Communications (ENL010) or
  • English Composition I (ENL111)
Facilities

Lab Tour

Explore our expansive Heavy Equipment, Diesel & Power Generation labs and get a glimpse of our power-packed and in-demand programs.

Facilities

Modern Fully-Equipped Labs

Gain hands-on experience in advanced learning labs where you’ll work on equipment just like you can expect to see after graduation.  

While you're here, you'll have an opportunity to earn certifications in: 

  • Stationary Refrigeration (608)
  • Motor Vehicle Air-Conditioning (609)
  • Allison Transmission Certification
  • Level 1 Eaton Hybrid Certification
Tour Schedule

Seeing is believing.

Think Penn College might be a good fit for you? Make plans to visit and discover what hands-on learning is all about. Academic Tours allow you to explore labs and get to the core of your future program. If you’re looking for a deeper dive into your academic area of interest, opt for a Self-Scheduled Personal Tour. Comprehensive COVID-19 safety protocols are in place.

Mar 8

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 88:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 8

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 89:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 8

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 812:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 8

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 81:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 9

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 98:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 9

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 99:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 9

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 912:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 10

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 108:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 10

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 109:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 10

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 109:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 10

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 101:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 10

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 101:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 11

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 118:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 11

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 119:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 15

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 159:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 15

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 1512:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 15

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 151:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 16

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 168:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 16

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 169:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 16

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 1612:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 17

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 178:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 17

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 179:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 17

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 179:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 17

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 171:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 17

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 171:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 18

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 188:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 18

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 189:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 18

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 1812:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 22

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 228:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 22

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 2212:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 22

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 221:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 23

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 238:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 23

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 239:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 23

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 2312:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 24

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 248:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 24

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 249:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 24

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 241:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 25

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 258:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 25

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 259:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 25

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, March 2512:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 298:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 299:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 2912:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, March 291:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 30

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 308:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 30

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 309:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 30

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, March 3012:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 31

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 318:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 31

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 319:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 31

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 319:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 31

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 311:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Mar 31

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, March 311:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 1

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 18:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 1

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 19:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 1

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 112:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 5

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 58:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 5

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 59:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 5

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 512:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 5

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 51:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 6

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 68:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 6

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 69:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 6

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 612:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 7

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 78:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 7

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 79:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 7

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 79:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 7

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 71:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 7

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 71:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 8

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 88:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 8

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 89:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 8

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 812:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 12

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 128:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 12

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 129:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 12

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 1212:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 12

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 121:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 13

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 138:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 13

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 139:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 13

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 1312:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 14

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 148:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 14

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 149:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 14

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 149:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 14

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 141:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 14

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 141:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 15

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 158:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 15

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 159:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 15

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 1512:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 19

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 198:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 19

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 199:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 19

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 1912:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 19

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 191:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 20

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 208:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 20

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 209:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 20

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 2012:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 21

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 218:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 21

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 219:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 21

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 219:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 21

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 211:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 21

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 211:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 22

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 228:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 22

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 229:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 22

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 2212:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 26

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 268:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 26

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 269:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 26

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 2612:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 26

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Monday, April 261:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 27

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 278:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 27

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Tuesday, April 2712:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 28

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 288:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 28

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 289:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 28

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 289:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 28

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 281:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 28

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Wednesday, April 281:30 PM - 5:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 298:30 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 299:30 AM - 1:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

Apr 29

Self-Scheduled Personal Tour - Diesel Truck, Heavy Equipment & Power Generation

Thursday, April 2912:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time (U.S.)

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Acceptance into this major is offered for the Fall semester only. This major has limited seat capacity. Acceptance is offered on a rolling basis until the seat capacity has been met. Students must accept their seat in the major by confirming their intent to enroll.

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  • Mr. Don Casterline, '80, Owner, Casterline Diesel, Inc.
  • Mr. Christopher R Clary, Manager, Operations, IMG Midstream
  • Mr. Eric Faust, '09, Equipment Maintenance Foreman, Halliburton Energy Services
  • Mr. Matthew Fogtman, '06, '13, On-highway Product Support Representative, Alban CAT
  • Mr. Joseph Leasure, Operations Manager, Service & Rental, Cummins Bridgeway, LLC
  • Mr. Christopher Malm, General Service Manager, Power Generation, West Branch Diesel
  • Mr. Frank Miller, Executive Vice President, Kenworth of PA
  • Mr. Gregory A Moore, Sr., Senior Field Technician, Fidelity Engineering, Inc.
  • Mr. Gregory A Moser, '99, Manager, FedEx Freight
  • Mr. Timothy B Moyer, Technical Trainer, Refrigeration, Penn Power Group
  • Mr. Jack Neidig, '86, Instructor, SUN Area Career & Technology Center
  • Mr. John Niebauer, General Manager, W. W. Engine & Supply, Inc.
  • Mr. Michael Ritchey, '93, Vice President/Owner, Curry Supply Co.
  • Mr. Raymond A Roland, Shop Operations Manager, Travel Centers of America
  • Mr. Robert E Weller, General Services Manager, Penn Power Systems
  • Mr. Douglas C Wetzel, '81, Engine Training Instructor, Cleveland Brothers Equipment Company, Inc.
  • Mr. Jay A Zeigler, Manager, Truck Engine Department, Cleveland Brothers Equipment Company Inc.