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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-28-2008, 01:41 AM Thread Starter
 
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diesel tech schools?

hey guys, hopes its not out of my place to ask this on TDG, but i was wonderin if any one could help point me in the right direction of a good technical school in diesel mechanics, preferably in texas but am open to other states. thanks for any input,
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ok this is were i come in.. Ohio's techincal college... offers alot.. i mean alot.. or theres penn tech where bart or powersmoke18 goes and he's learning alot of **** and having alot of fun doing it

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i graduated Okmulgee Tech OSU out of Okmulgee Oklahoma for Caterpillar. The school is ok, but with the program i was in i spent alot of time in all the differnet areas of cat and learned alot from the old timers, plus it looks really good on a resume and landed me an awsome job in the oil field
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thanks, ill look into all that yall mentioned
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im currently going to wyotech in laramie. it is a good school and i have learned alot of stuff but there is so much bull $h!t that you have to put up with it is not worth it. if i was to do it again i would go somewere else.

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that and the weather in wyoming SUCKS!!!
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UTI is someplace you should consider.

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we have a career fair every 3 months here and the guys from cummins told us that if you want a job with them, that we need to quite wyotech and go to UTI. and yes the weather here sucks ALOT.

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yeah my friend amanda goes to uti and i submitted my info to them last nite and they called me at 8:00 this mornin...im goin to try for their diesel tech with international
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Texas State Technical College in Waco, Texas has a diesel program, i think it is a pretty good program, but im not sure, i went there for instrumentation and electrical systems, they deal with cat and i think john deere, not sure, dont quote me

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