If you spend your time trying to fix vehicles and figure out how things work, a career in diesel technology may well be in your future. This field requires a deep knowledge of diesel-powered vehicles and truck repair techniques. Presque Isle has one school in this area: Northern Maine Community College. NMCC has an average tuition cost of $3,313 and an average scholarship award of $829.
The diesel hydraulics program is a two-year program. In your second year, you can choose to specialize in hydraulics system repair, diesel engine rebuilding, heavy-duty drive train differentials, and heavy-duty welding.
Presque Isle is a growing city of 9,500 people. Local highways include the Presque Isle Bypass and Maine State Route 10. There are several large trucking and shipping employers in this area, including Aroostook Regional Transportation System, K. Pelkey Trucking, Dasco, C.R. England, and Maine Way Transportation.