Desperate Shops, Desperate Measures: Diesel Students Win in Hot Market

By Tom Quimby What are some of the biggest differences between a diesel tech student from 10 years ago and one entering the field today? According to several trade school officials interviewed by CCJ, current students have more computer skills, greater knowledge of industry players and more opportunities, thanks to shops that are eager to roll out the red carpet amid a diesel tech shortage. The American Transportation Research Institute listed a shortage of diesel technicians as one of its top-10 industry concerns in 2021, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the field to grow at a rate of 28,000 jobs per year through 2030. READ FULL ARTICLE>>