Program Information

The diesel technology department at San Jacinto College is committed to teaching students this technology at industry level, while maintaining a close relationship with the diesel industry. We assist students with career options and job placement opportunities. The most important focus of this department is students and their knowledge acquisition.

The San Jacinto College diesel technology program:

  • Is committed to teaching students technology at industry level, while maintaining a close relationship with the diesel industry;
  • Teaches engine testing and repair, electrical systems, HVAC, power train, brake systems, safety, and more; and
  • Offers an associate degree program that provides students the business background needed to open doors on the corporate and management sides of the industry.

Career Opportunities

Careers in diesel technology are at an all-time high. Most of our students are hired before graduation. Many students are recruited by companies and organizations such as:

  • Cummins
  • Stewart & Stevenson
  • City of Houston
  • Penske Corporation
  • Houston area truck dealers

Earning Potential

Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists median salary: $47,925 per year1

For more information, please contact 281-998-6150, x7639.

Campus

North Campus