Phone: 609-893-8141 ext 1800


Degrees and Certifications:

New Jersey Teaching Certificate ASE Master Automobile Technician ASE Alternative Fuels Technician New Jersey Certified Automotive Technician Educator Qualified A-Class Automotive and Marine Technician

Mr. James Schrader

Auto Shop - Room 118

I have extensive experience in the theory and application of automotive and mechanical systems. My work as an educator has afforded me the opportunity to convey appropriate methodology to students pursuing careers in a variety of commercial trades including automotive, mechanical and marine disciplines. My experience includes:            

  • Diesel Engines: Caterpillar, MTU/Detroit Diesel, Mitsubishi Fuso, Izuzu NPR, Iveco, Cummins, Navistar, Perkins, Allis Chamers, and Kumatsu
  • Propulsion Systems: Mercruiser, Cummins, Caterpillar, Merlin, Crusader, MTU/Detroit Diesel, PCM, Yanmar and Indmar
  • Power Transfer Systems: Kohler, Cummins/Onan, Westerbeke, Phaso, Mitsubishi, Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel, and Allison Turbine (gas, diesel, stand-by and marine)
  • Welding: MIG, stick, brazing, torch and cutting
  • Other: Milling and metal lathe operations, AC and DC Electrical Power systems, Pumping Systems, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Heating/Air Conditioning and Ventilation Systems.
  • Installation and development of natural gas fuel systems for the expansion of alternative fuel vehicles and home point refueling.
  • Biodiesel manufacturing and transesterification reactor development for the production of waste vegetable oil-based biodiesel.