If you're considering a career in the trucking industry, you should know that there's more to this field than just truck driving! This industry requires the services of dedicated diesel mechanics that are willing to repair and maintain large diesel vehicles. In the city of Rock Springs, you have one diesel technology option: Western Wyoming Community College. The average cost of tuition in this area is $2,186 and the average scholarship award is $3,308.
The diesel technology program at this school can lead to a certificate or an Associate's degree. The certificate takes one year and the Associate's degree takes two years.
Rock Springs can be a very affordable place to live—its cost of living is 12% below the national average. As a diesel mechanic, you may travel to local highways like I-80 and Wyoming Highway 430. Major employers in this area include J & R Trucking and Talco Trucking.