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12 Exciting Diesel Mechanic Jobs and Internships in Minnesota

Aug 5, 2020
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If you’re looking for a diesel mechanic job in Minnesota, you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we give a quick rundown of what a diesel mechanic career path looks like, followed by diesel mechanic jobs and internships in Minnesota.

Diesel Mechanic Career Path Overview

If you’re new to the world of diesel mechanics, welcome. If you’re already an old hand, skip right ahead to our Minnesota Diesel Mechanic Jobs Roundup.

A diesel mechanic is a technician who services, maintains, and repairs machines and vehicles powered by diesel. Tasks include inspecting vehicles and machinery (often construction and agricultural equipment) and troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems.

To become a diesel mechanic, a high school diploma (or equivalent) and a certificate from a 2-year technical college are typically required, although practical skills and hands-on experience are often more highly valued by potential employers than formal qualifications. A specific focus on diesel engines and additional certifications are surefire ways to impress hiring managers.

Skills that diesel mechanics typically need include technical ability, problem-solving, teamwork and communication, attention to detail, and flexibility. The job can be physically demanding, requiring long periods of standing and working in bent positions when working on machinery, and working with power tools.

Most diesel mechanics are employed full-time and earn hourly wages varying according to factors like experience and the type of machinery in question. In Minnesota, diesel mechanics make on average between $21.47 and $31.91 per hour, with the average hourly salary sitting at $26.59.

The career outlook for diesel mechanics is good, with some 281,300 diesel mechanic jobs available in the U.S.A. in 2019 and jobs projected to grow by 3% in the next ten years, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

For more information about pursuing a career as a diesel mechanic, check out our Automotive Technicians Career Page and Auto Body Technician Careers Page.

Diesel Mechanic Jobs in Minnesota

Below, we’ve rounded up a collection of diesel mechanic jobs and internships in Minnesota.

1. Fleet Technician I at Xcel Energy, Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

Xcel Energy in Minneapolis, Minnesota is seeking a Fleet Technician I to inspect, service, repair, and maintain vehicles, trailers, aerials, and power-operated equipment.

This is a rotating position that will be located in the Metro West Region (Minneapolis, Maple Grove, Edina, and Shorewood facilities).

Salary or Hourly Rate

$35 per hour

Working Hours

Overtime and travel may be required.

Location

401 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota

About the Company

Xcel Energy provides energy-related products and services to 3.4 million electricity and 1.9 million natural gas customers. We strive to be the preferred and trusted provider our customers need.

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can put your skills, talents, and education to work at a company you can feel proud to be a part of? Do you want a workplace that will challenge you and offer you opportunities to learn and grow? A professional position at Xcel Energy could be just what you’re looking for.

Excel Energy is committed to reducing carbon emissions by 80% by 2030 and becoming 100% carbon-free by 2050.

Education

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • A two-year technical, vocational, or trade school diploma in automotive, truck, and/or heavy equipment service repair and maintenance.

Required Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of two (2) years of verifiable experience in automotive, truck, and/or heavy equipment service repair and maintenance is required, with five (5) years’ experience preferred.
  • Fluid Power Society and/or ASE certifications desired. Selection criteria may include testing and/or assessment.
  • The successful applicant must meet all requirements of FMCSR Parts 382 and 391 including the possession of a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL Class A), or obtain the license within six (6) months of employment.
  • The individual must either currently have or be able to obtain a Minnesota annual vehicle inspector’s certification.
  • The applicant must have the ability to read/write and understand the English language, perform basic mathematics, and possess basic computer skills.
  • The successful applicant must furnish standard and metric tools in accordance with the Fleet department's required tool list.
  • A high level of safety awareness with a demonstrated commitment to working safely at all times is required.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 or more pounds routinely

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Inspect, service, repair, and maintain vehicles, trailers, aerials, and power-operated equipment.
  • Inspect, service, and diagnose electrical, hydraulic, air conditioning, gasoline, and diesel systems, as well as properly make minor and major repairs.
  • Work may be performed primarily in company service garages as well as occasional job site fieldwork.

Benefits

  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Healthcare
  • Paid time off for volunteering
  • Performance incentives

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2. Automotive Diesel Technician at Apple Autos, Shakopee, MN

Job Description

Apple Autos in Shakopee, Minnesota has a position available for an Automotive Diesel Technician to perform work on specified maintenance and repair orders with efficiency and in accordance with dealership standards.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive. Up to a $10,000 hiring bonus!

Location

1684 Weston Court, Shakopee, Minnesota

We are conveniently located in the growing Shakopee community and bustling Prior Lake suburb. Right in between Mystic Lake Casino and Valley Fair, Apple Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is central to the expanding excitement – from Shakopee High School’s brand new building and education program to family fun at Canterbury Park. Shakopee is where small-town comfort meets big-city excitement.

About the Company

Apple Autos is an 8-brand, 5-location automotive company founded on the belief that people come before profit. As we continue to grow, we are looking to add exceptional talent to our team.

Apple Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has an immediate opening for an experienced Automotive Diesel Truck Technician – with a sign-on bonus of up to $10,000!

The Promises We Make to our Employees

We commit to…

  1. Unconditional dedication to excellence
  2. Respecting the uniqueness of every individual
  3. Giving back to your community
  4. Encouraging you to make a difference
  5. Honesty and integrity in all decisions
  6. Championing your lifelong learning
  7. Supporting you and your family

Education

  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification is a plus.
  • Dodge Certified Preferred.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Apple Autos has determined the following factors as necessary to the long-term success of the chosen candidate:
  • Previous experience as an automotive technician (automotive mechanic).
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Team-oriented, flexible, high-energy and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service.
  • Working knowledge of shop equipment such as wheel and tire equipment, alignment system, diagnostic equipment, AC equipment, and etc.
  • As a Diesel Truck Technician, you should be experienced and aware of the latest automotive technologies and be a persistent problem solver.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair vehicle automotive systems including engine, transmission, electrical, steering, suspension, braking, air conditioning, etc. to specification
  • Provide labor and time estimates for additional automotive repairs
  • Explain mechanical diagnoses and required repairs in a non-technical manner to service advisors and customers
  • Inspect and test new vehicles and recording findings so that necessary repairs can be made

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account, flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Voluntary life, disability, accident, and critical illness plans
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal days
  • Employee discounts
  • Health club reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program

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3. Technician I at Ziegler CAT, Columbus, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Columbus, Minnesota has a position as a Heavy Equipment Technician to perform work on Caterpillar heavy construction equipment. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top-notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive

Location

13822 West Freeway Drive, Columbus, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest heavy machinery dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way – the right way – and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • 2-year technical degree or high school diploma/GED and several years of comparable shop mechanic experience.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems
  • Experience working on Caterpillar equipment a plus but not required.
  • Attention to detail, efficiency, problem-solving, planning, and organization
  • Team player
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment including compactors, excavators, loaders, dozers, and other heavy construction equipment
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia, and vision insurance
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

4. Technician – Heavy Equipment at Ziegler CAT, Shakopee, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Shakopee, Minnesota has a vacancy for a Heavy Equipment Technician II to perform work on Caterpillar heavy construction equipment. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top-notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive

Location

8000 County Road 101, Shakopee, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest heavy machinery dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way – the right way – and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • 2-year technical degree or high school diploma/GED and several years of comparable shop mechanic experience.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems
  • Experience working on Caterpillar equipment a plus but not required
  • Personal attributes: attention to detail, efficiency, problem-solving, planning and organization, team player
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment including compactors, excavators, loaders, dozers, and other heavy construction equipment
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia, and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

5. Technician – Heavy Equipment at Ziegler CAT, St. Cloud, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in St. Cloud, Minnesota has a position as a Heavy Equipment Technician to perform work on heavy diesel trucks, construction, and agricultural equipment. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top-notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive

Location

2225 255th Street, St. Cloud, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest heavy machiner dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way – the right way – and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • 2-year technical degree or high school diploma/GED and several years of comparable shop mechanic experience.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems
  • Experience working on Caterpillar equipment a plus but not required
  • Personal attributes: attention to detail, efficiency, problem-solving, planning and organization, team player
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment including compactors, excavators, loaders, dozers, and other heavy construction equipment as well as agricultural equipment including tractors, combines, balers, sprayers, tillage equipment, and planters
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia, and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

6. Field Service Technician at Ziegler CAT, Columbus, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Columbus, Minnesota is looking for a Field Service Technician to perform work on heavy diesel trucks, construction, and agricultural equipment. We are looking for a dedicated employee with excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills to help deliver top-notch service as a mechanic to our rapidly growing customer base.

Salary or Hourly Rate

Competitive

Location

13822 West Freeway Drive, Columbus, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest heavy machinery dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • 2-year technical degree or high school diploma and several years of comparable mechanic experience.

Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of relevant diesel equipment repair experience, preferably some field experience
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, transmissions, undercarriage, track systems, components, electrical, and fuel systems
  • Previous experience with CAT equipment; Challenger tractors, combines or hay equipment; LEXION combines; AGCO RoGators, TerraGators, and SpraCoupes; Sunflower tillage equipment; or White Planters a plus but not required
  • Possesses the ability to diagnose all equipment without supervision; is also able to read, follow, understand, and communicate schematics
  • Desire to provide outstanding, professional customer service
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent problem solver, committed, and possesses written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Willing and able to respond to after-hour emergency calls as directed by the supervisor
  • Basic computer skills
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Clean driving record
  • Class A CDL or willingness to obtain one within a defined period of time
  • Able to operate equipment safely

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment including compactors, excavators, loaders, dozers, and other heavy construction equipment as well as agricultural equipment including tractors, combines, balers, sprayers, tillage equipment, and planters in the area (a company truck is provided)
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Use a high degree of independent judgment, assume responsibility for the safe maintenance and repair of a variety of complex equipment and tools, which involve mechanical, hydraulic, gas, diesel, and electrical systems at branch or customer locations
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures; maintain a service vehicle in a clean and professional manner, and ensure the vehicle is always properly maintained
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Communicate job status with supervisor and communicate job is completed to receive the subsequent assignment.
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Willing to respond to after hour emergency calls as directed by supervisor
  • Identify and communicate the need for parts for inventory
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia, and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

Minnesota Diesel Technician Internships Roundup

7. Intern Technician at Ziegler CAT, Duluth, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Duluth, Minnesota is seeking an Intern Technician to assist in troubleshooting and repairing heavy diesel engines, construction, and/or agriculture equipment in a shop environment. You will learn to respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$17 per hour

Location

210 Garfield Avenue, Duluth, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest heavy machinery dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way – the right way – and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Through scholarship money and paid internships, Ziegler provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world mechanical skills by working with senior-level technicians that help mentor your development. Ziegler takes pride in partnering with many of the most reputable technical schools and colleges in the Midwest that prepare students for careers in diesel, heavy equipment mechanics, and technology for the agriculture, construction, and mining industries.

Our internship program is designed to give you hands-on experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of equipment while learning from some of the best senior technicians in the industry.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • Be currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program in diesel engine mechanics, construction and/or agricultural equipment mechanics, or related study
  • Maintain good grades
  • Receive positive recommendations from instructors

Required Skills and Experience

  • Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment as well as other brands
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia, and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

8. Intern Technician at Ziegler CAT, Shakopee, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Shakopee, Minnesota is looking to hire an Intern Technician to assist in troubleshooting and repairing heavy diesel engines, construction, or agriculture equipment in a shop environment. You will learn to respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$17 per hour

Location

8000 County Road 101, Shakopee, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Through scholarship money and paid internships, Ziegler provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world mechanical skills by working with senior-level technicians that help mentor your development. Ziegler takes pride in partnering with many of the most reputable technical schools and colleges in the Midwest that prepare students for careers in diesel, heavy equipment mechanics, and technology for the agriculture, construction, and mining industries.

Our internship program is designed to give you hands-on experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of equipment while learning from some of the best senior technicians in the industry.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • Be currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program in diesel engine mechanics, construction and/or agricultural equipment mechanics, or related study
  • Maintain good grades
  • Receive positive recommendations from instructors

Required Skills and Experience

  • Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment as well as other brands
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia, and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

9. Intern Technician at Ziegler CAT, Fergus Falls, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Fergus Falls, Minnesota is seeking an Intern Technician to assist in troubleshooting and repairing heavy diesel engines, construction, or agriculture equipment in a shop environment. You will learn to respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$17 per hour

Location

3502 West Lincoln Avenue, Fergus Falls, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Through scholarship money and paid internships, Ziegler provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world mechanical skills by working with senior-level technicians that help mentor your development. Ziegler takes pride in partnering with many of the most reputable technical schools and colleges in the Midwest that prepare students for careers in diesel, heavy equipment mechanics and technology for the agriculture, construction and mining industries.

Our internship program is designed to give you hands-on experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of equipment while learning from some of the best senior technicians in the industry.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership, or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • Be currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program in diesel engine mechanics, construction and/or agricultural equipment mechanics or related study.
  • Maintain good grades.
  • Receive positive recommendations from instructors.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player.
  • Own mechanic tool set.
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment as well as other brands
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal, and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

10. Intern Technician at Ziegler CAT, Columbus, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Columbus, Minnesota is seeking an Intern Technician to assist in troubleshooting and repairing heavy diesel engines, construction or agriculture equipment in a shop environment. You will learn to respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$17 per hour

Location

13822 West Freeway Drive, Columbus, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Through scholarship money and paid internships, Ziegler provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world mechanical skills by working with senior-level technicians that help mentor your development. Ziegler takes pride in partnering with many of the most reputable technical schools and colleges in the Midwest that prepare students for careers in diesel, heavy equipment mechanics and technology for the agriculture, construction and mining industries.

Our internship program is designed to give you hands-on experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of equipment while learning from some of the best senior technicians in the industry.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • Be currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program in diesel engine mechanics, construction, and/or agricultural equipment mechanics or related study
  • Maintain good grades
  • Receive positive recommendations from instructors

Required Skills and Experience

  • Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment as well as other brands
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

11. Intern Technician at Ziegler CAT, Bloomington, MN

Job Description

Ziegler CAT in Bloomington, Minnesota is seeking to hire an Intern Technician to assist in troubleshooting and repairing heavy diesel engines, construction or agriculture equipment in a shop environment. You will learn to respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$17 per hour

Location

901 West 94th Street, Bloomington, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Through scholarship money and paid internships, Ziegler provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world mechanical skills by working with senior-level technicians that help mentor your development. Ziegler takes pride in partnering with many of the most reputable technical schools and colleges in the Midwest that prepare students for careers in diesel, heavy equipment mechanics and technology for the agriculture, construction and mining industries.

Our internship program is designed to give you hands-on experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of equipment while learning from some of the best senior technicians in the industry.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • Be currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program in diesel engine mechanics, construction and/or agricultural equipment mechanics or related study
  • Maintain good grades
  • Receive positive recommendations from instructors

Required Skills and Experience

  • Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment as well as other brands
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

12. Intern Technician at Ziegler CAT, St. Cloud, MN

Job Description

As a Ziegler CAT in St. Cloud, Minnesota is looking to hire an Intern Technician to assist in troubleshooting and repairing heavy diesel engines, construction or agriculture equipment in a shop environment. You will learn to respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed.

Salary or Hourly Rate

$17 per hour

Location

2225 255th Street, St. Cloud, Minnesota

About the Company

With 22 locations in Minnesota and Iowa, Ziegler CAT is one of the largest dealers in North America. We sell and service construction, mining equipment, trucks, generators, and industrial engines.

Join one of the country’s largest Caterpillar dealers and help us build the infrastructure of the Upper Midwest. Ziegler CAT has a team focus, a first-class reputation for service, and a healthy work-life balance. We train our employees to do things the Ziegler Way — the right way —and then we take it one step further. If you’re a talented, hard-working, and down-to-earth person, you’ll fit in perfectly here.

Through scholarship money and paid internships, Ziegler provides students with the opportunity to develop real-world mechanical skills by working with senior-level technicians that help mentor your development. Ziegler takes pride in partnering with many of the most reputable technical schools and colleges in the Midwest that prepare students for careers in diesel, heavy equipment mechanics and technology for the agriculture, construction and mining industries.

Our internship program is designed to give you hands-on experience diagnosing and repairing a wide variety of equipment while learning from some of the best senior technicians in the industry.

Ziegler Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color or creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, affectional preference, disability, age, marital status, familial status, protected veteran status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission dealing with discrimination, or any other protected class status.

Education

  • Be currently enrolled in a 2-year degree program in diesel engine mechanics, construction and/or agricultural equipment mechanics or related study
  • Maintain good grades
  • Receive positive recommendations from instructors

Required Skills and Experience

  • Positive attitude and desire to work as a team player
  • Own mechanic toolset
  • Ability to maintain a safe and clean work environment

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Diagnose and repair Caterpillar equipment as well as other brands
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area, adhere to all safety procedures
  • Follow standard operating procedures
  • Clean and organize equipment
  • Attend formal training
  • Help to prepare new equipment for rent or sale
  • Provide assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
  • Perform other duties as assigned/required
  • Maintain paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
  • Document labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
  • Positively interact with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
  • Communicate effectively with customers, both internal and external

Benefits

  • Ongoing training
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid holidays
  • Health, dental/orthodontia and vision insurances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Matching 401(k) fund
  • Disability and life insurance
  • Wellness programs
  • Safe, clean, and friendly work environment

Apply Now

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