Minnesota Truck and Trailer - Technician Jobs in Eagan, MN

About Us

Minnesota Truck and Trailer opened its doors in the the Spring of 2012. Our knowledgeable staff provides quality service to our customers for their trucking needs. Whether it be preventative maintenance or body work repair, we help get our customers back on the road. Our facility features 7 full service bays and an additional 4 body shop bays, as well as a 65-foot paint booth for extra large projects. Our technicians and helpful service staff will help you get your vehicle up and running and back on the road. Give us a call today to schedule a service appointment, or get an estimate on body work.

Photos

  • Under the hood!
  • Putting a truck back together!
  • Under the truck!
  • Tools to make your job safe, easier.
  • Tools to help your customers be proactive!
  • No need to lug barrels around.
  • Filters to protect the tools you invested in!
  • All oils, lubricants are plumbed for your convenience!
  • Paint booth look 1/2.
  • Paint booth look 2/2.

Under The Hood

Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

The shop is heated in the winter, cooled in the summer.

What is the size of the team I’d be working with?

Ten or more team members among all departments.

What are the shop hours and what are the shift timeframes?

Monday through Friday, 7 am to 5 pm

What tools does the shop provide that are available for all technicians to use?

OEM specific tools, heavy equipment tools, Bluetooth enabled truck lifts, scissor lifts, plumbed oil, lubricants, air-filtered power tool lines, and other tools, resources.

What type of break room facility is provided?

Our breakroom contains two large and several smaller seating areas, a microwave, refrigerator, television, in addition to soda and snack machines.

How many bays does your shop have?

13 bays: 9 service, 4 body shop

How many repair orders do you average per month?

80-120

What is your parts ordering process?

All parts orders are facilitated through our in-house parts coordinator.

What is your policy on side work?

Team members can hold an outside job as long as in doesn't interfere with the techs performance or standards with the company.

Are there any other unique features of the work environment worth noting?

The shop not only provides mechanical services, the shop also provides body shop services for the heavy-duty segment. In addition to working on diesel powered compression vehicles, the shop also works on medium-duty gasoline powered combustion vehicles.

Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

Yes, we provide company paid OEM training, from beginner level to master technician level.

Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

Our mutually beneficial goal is for team member career growth, creating an environment where a technician can achieve the level of technician they desire. If a technician wants to follow a different career path within our organization, we also have sales, parts, service, body shop, administrative, or management paths as well.

Can you describe your performance review process?

Annually at anniversary date, teams members are encouraged to engage and complete OEM courses, inviting intermittent performance reviews. Constructive feedback and recognition is part of daily work life.

What type of safety training is required?

All new company team members complete standard online safety training, aimed at keeping our team and our customers safe.

Can you describe how Techs work with and mentor younger techs?

The shop manager and technician team usually work directly with newer technicians until the newer technician demonstrates proficiency in their assigned job functions.

How does your shop get involved with the local community?

Our enterprise participates in a company wide United Way campaign and annual toy drive, in addition to each location being encouraged to participate in local charitable events.

Do you do anything with local high schools or tech schools to encourage more students to enter the profession?

Our ATSP - Apprentice Technician Scholarship Program has graduated dozens of successful technicians that are thriving and providing for themselves and their loved ones. We also employ apprentice level techs enrolled in high school technician programs, giving them a head start in their career.

Where do you see the shop in five years?

Continuing to provide exceptional service and quality repairs for our customers, while continuing to provide our team with opportunity to grow themselves in their careers and in their earning capacity.

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about career development and community?

Our enterprise has locations from Tomah, Wisconsin to Duluth, Minnesota, transferring or promoting between locations/brands is encouraged.

Do you have an application form and how long does it typically take to complete?

Application links are found at https://www.minnesotatruckandtrailer.com/, our corporate recruiter responds quickly with a phone interview request.

Do you phone screen applicants before doing in-person interviews?

Yes, resumes do not tell your whole story, we want to get to know you better!

What do your in-person interviews entail?

Making sure we are a good fit for you is as important as making sure you are a good fit for us! We strive to provide a "day in the life" realistic type of tour, discuss your experience/education/proficiency to see where you would fit in our environment, and seek to understand and support your career goals!

Do you perform background checks, drug screening, or personality tests before hiring an applicant?

Yes, not because we are judgmental, but because we aim to protect our team by providing a safe work place. The pre-employment process includes a background check, then a drug screen.

Do you perform a skill assessment before hiring an applicant? If yes, what does it entail?

Prior to hiring diesel technicians, a hiring manager may likely process a diesel technician experience chart that will be utilized as a base to build from when performing future touch bases, reviews.

After an in-person interview, approximately how long should I expect to wait for a rejection or an offer?

We will enter the next step in the pre-employment process within 24-48 hours business hours.

Approximately how long does the full hiring process take from submitting the application to the time of the hiring decision?

Our aim is to facilitate the fastest, most accurate hiring process in the heavy-duty sector, if a candidate has not moved residencies much, the process can be as little as 4 business days.

Is there anything else you’d like to mention about your hiring process?

Our hiring team is in tune with your work environment, will be transparent, and respectful of your disclosure.

Diesel Technician (entry level, less experience)
$800 tool annual tool allowance in addition to other great benefits!
Pay Range: $40,000 - $48,000/year

-efficiency bonus -sold hours bonus -overtime

Trailer Technician
$800 tool annual tool allowance in addition to other great benefits!
Pay Range: $40,000 - $65,000/year

-efficiency bonus -sold hours bonus -overtime

Body Shop Technician (experienced)
$800 tool annual tool allowance in addition to other great benefits!
Pay Range: $48,000 - $68,000/year

-efficiency bonus -sold hours bonus -overtime

Diesel Technician (experienced)
$800 tool annual tool allowance in addition to other great benefits!
Pay Range: $48,000 - $83,000/year

-efficiency bonus -sold hours bonus -overtime

Health Insurance Offered
Blue Cross Blue Shield is our provider; four tiered plan: single, employee plus spouse, employee plus children, and family plans available. Employee is eligible on the first day of the month after 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance Offered
Delta Dental is our provider, Employee is eligible on the first day of the month after 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance Offered
Delta Vision is our provider, Employee is eligible on the first day of the month after 60 days of employment.
Retirement Plan Offered
401(k) and/or Roth 401(k) 4% employer matched plan administrated by TrustPoint. Employee is eligible on the first day of the month after 60 days of employment.
Sick Leave Offered
Covered under our PTO policy.
Vacation Offered
PTO - Paid Time Off -0-1 years accrued 10 days paid -2 years accrued 15 days paid -3+ years increases annually to 4 weeks -No expiration: Accrual rolls over up tp 480 hours
Paid Holidays Offered
Six paid holidays annually.
ST / LT Disability Offered
Both short and long term plans available. We also provide a $10,000 death benefit and no charge to the employee. Additional plans are available.
Life Insurance Offered
The Standard Insurance Company, basic life, additional for employee, spouse, & children.
Uniforms Offered
Employer provided and laundered at ZERO cost to team.
Other Offered
-Tool allowance -Allstate Insurance: accident, cancer, and critical illness insurance -ID Watchdog: Identity Theft -Employee Assistance Program -Tool Insurance -Teledoc -ATSP - Apprentice Scholarship Scholarship Program -Employee Referral Bonus Program

Shop Talk

As a WrenchWay Top Shop, we are committed to promoting and improving technician careers!

Tell us about yourself. What is your name, role, and number of years you’ve been in the industry?

My name is Cole, I have been in this industry for four years now, I am just an all around mechanic right now, I do a little bit of everything now.