Diesel Technical School in New Jersey Training diesel technicians for more than 15 years – and part of the Engine City legacy.

Check out hands-on training at our diesel technical school in South Plainfield. if you’re ready to build skills for career possibilities that are as massive as the vehicles you’ll learn to troubleshoot, repair and maintain.

Once Engine City Technical Institute – with roots that can be traced back to its founding in Newark, NJ in 1930 – the South Plainfield campus offers programs that can help you get connected to employers across the Garden State, New York and Pennsylvania. These states are projected to add nearly 38,000 positions for diesel technicians in the next 10 years. And in New Jersey, average starting rates for diesel techs are almost 40% higher than for auto technicians – giving you bigger earning potential to match bigger career prospects working with bigger equipment*.

From 18 Wheelers to construction equipment, power generators to hydraulic systems, diesel techs keep the machines running that keep commerce moving. And our diesel technical school can help you build the skills you need to get hired in the field!

At Lincoln Tech’s diesel technical schools, students receive instruction in:

  • Gasoline engine construction and operation
  • Electrical systems of trucks and other diesel-fueled machines
  • Air conditioning systems
  • Diesel fuel system tune-ups
  • Truck steering and suspension systems
  • Welding fundamentals
  • Hydraulic systems
  • And more!

This Lincoln Tech location features a close working partnership with Thermo King East, one of the nation’s largest suppliers of transport refrigeration equipment! Thermo King hires many of its technicians directly from Lincoln Tech, and the campus offers an exclusive Transport Refrigeration training option to add to the value of your diesel technician training!


* Career growth projections can be found at careeronestop.org for the years 2016-2026. Ranks reflect comparisons among 48 continental U.S. states. Salary information is based on median salary information collected for the year 2017. Data is current as of September 30, 2018.

Important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended Lincoln programs can be found at:
www.lincolntech.edu/consumerinfo

Campuses that currently offer training in this program area are listed below, as well as links to exact program informational fact sheets:

South Plainfield-NJ

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