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Engine Specialist Contact

Todd Lerke
Engine Specialist Instructor
207.454.1075
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Engine Specialist

Engine Specialist

Certificate- 35 credit hours
Tool List for Engine Specialist

Purpose:  The Engine Specialist program prepares the students for employment in the engine servicing industry. Instruction covers diesel and gasoline engine theory and techniques of disassembly, inspection, reassembly, and troubleshooting. Technicians use shop manuals, reference charts, diagnostic instruments, and special tools to diagnose equipment malfunctions. Career preparation requires a solid technical background in the areas of engine overhaul, electrical and electronic systems, and fuel systems.

Career Opportunities:  Graduates of this program may find employment as technicians with automotive service facilities, construction companies, logging companies, farm machinery dealers, heavy equipment dealers, marine engine companies, and farm operators. With experience, graduates may advance to shop supervisor, service manager, resident field service technician, master mechanic, technical representative, or sales representative. Some may become owners of service facilities.

Program Educational Outcomes:  Upon completion of the certificate curriculum in the Engine Specialist certificate program, the graduate is prepared to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the handling of hazardous materials, respiratory safety, fire safety, and first aid.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of safety issues via OSHA certification as well as certifications in Red Cross First Aid and CPR.
  3. Understand and apply diesel and gasoline engine theory and techniques of disassembly, inspection, reassembly, and troubleshooting.
  4. Use shop manuals, reference charts, diagnostic instruments, and special tools to diagnose equipment malfunctions.
  5. Understand and apply knowledge required for repair and maintenance of engine overhaul, electrical and electronic systems, and fuel systems.
  6. Qualify for employment as technicians with automotive service facilities, construction companies, logging companies, farm machinery dealers, heavy equipment dealers, marine engine companies, and farm operators.

Washington County Community College
One College Drive, Calais, ME 04619
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