Employment Opportunities

2nd Shift Vehicle Diesel Technician/Mechanic Medium & Heavy Bus/Truck


Apply Online - SouthWest Transit Application

SouthWest Transit, an award-winning public Transit Agency serving the cities of Eden Prairie, Chanhassen and Chaska is seeking a 2nd shift experienced technician to work on transit buses and motor coaches in our fleet maintenance department at our Eden Prairie maintenance facility.  The salary range is up to $31.85 depending on qualifications.  The 2nd shift includes a $3/hour shift differential.

Qualifications include graduation from high school with two years of vehicle technical training or experience in vehicle maintenance, including diesel-powered vehicles, and one or more additional years of maintenance work experience on heavy duty vehicles, preferably transit type vehicles.  Welding skills are preferred.  Will consider an advanced level automotive technician with a desire to learn. Possession of a Minnesota Commercial Driver’s License, A or B class, with passenger and air brake endorsement and a valid medical examiners certificate is required or must be obtained within three months after hire. Computer use and keyboarding skills are required.  This is a safety sensitive position requiring random drug and alcohol testing during employment.

SouthWest Transit offers training opportunities, competitive wages, and excellent benefits. You will work in an organized, well-equipped, maintenance facility that rewards ongoing training and ASE certified technicians. Applications are available at the address below or you can click here to apply online. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; early response is an advantage.

Human Resources
SouthWest Transit
13500 Technology Dr.
Eden Prairie, Mn. 55344
Phone: 952-974-3128
Fax: 952-294-3262

Express Route Drivers

SouthWest Transit drivers are employed by First Transit.


Apply online – First Transit Application
Express Route Driver Job Description
Minimum Hiring Standards


Applicants can also apply in person at our garage facility Monday-Friday between 8:00am and 4:00pm.
Garage Address:
14405 West 62nd St.
Eden Prairie, MN 55346

Please contact Dave Simoneau for more information at 952-974-3133.

State Fair Drivers

We have completed hiring for 2016.  Please check back next year.