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Midland Diesel Service - Technician Jobs in Fargo, ND

Technician Jobs in Fargo, ND

Midland Diesel Service

120 28th Street South Fargo, ND 58103
https://midlanddiesel.com/

About Us

Midland Diesel Service is a family owned and operated diesel repair shop that specializes in light duty diesel pickup repair and as a factory authorized service and repair facility for diesel fuel injection pumps, injectors, and turbochargers. Since our founding in 1952, here at Midland Diesel we take pride in all we do and strive to exceed our customer’s expectations on all levels. It is our primary objective to provide quality parts and repairs as the leader in diesel service for Fargo and the surrounding areas. Drive-in repair service is available on light to medium duty diesel trucks, vans, and industrial machinery. We have the latest diagnostics tools available to get vehicles back up and running with superior quality. We repair diesel injection pumps and injectors from a wide selection of agricultural, automotive, and industrial applications. Our technicians also answer customer questions and provide them with knowledge of their diesel injection system. Servicing Bosch, Ambac, Cummins, Delphi, Denso, Stanadyne, Yanmar, Zexel, Alliant Power, Garrett, Borg Warner, Holset, and more. We also carry many performance products, add-ons, and accessories to enhance performance. We are an authorized distributor for Bosch, Garrett, Alliant Power, Delphi, Cummins, Holset, Denso, and so much more.

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About Us

Midland Diesel Service is a family owned and operated diesel repair shop that specializes in light duty diesel pickup repair and as a factory authorized service and repair facility for diesel fuel injection pumps, injectors, and turbochargers. Since our founding in 1952, here at Midland Diesel we take pride in all we do and strive to exceed our customer’s expectations on all levels. It is our primary objective to provide quality parts and repairs as the leader in diesel service for Fargo and the surrounding areas. Drive-in repair service is available on light to medium duty diesel trucks, vans, and industrial machinery. We have the latest diagnostics tools available to get vehicles back up and running with superior quality. We repair diesel injection pumps and injectors from a wide selection of agricultural, automotive, and industrial applications. Our technicians also answer customer questions and provide them with knowledge of their diesel injection system. Servicing Bosch, Ambac, Cummins, Delphi, Denso, Stanadyne, Yanmar, Zexel, Alliant Power, Garrett, Borg Warner, Holset, and more. We also carry many performance products, add-ons, and accessories to enhance performance. We are an authorized distributor for Bosch, Garrett, Alliant Power, Delphi, Cummins, Holset, Denso, and so much more.

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  • Is the shop heated? Air conditioned?

    Full building heat and air conditioning, with the exception of the truck service bays which do not have full a/c.

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

    Truck Shop: Manager/Advisor, 2-3 other technicians Fuel Shop: Manager, 3-4 other technicians

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

    Shift is typically 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. Shop hours are 7am-5:30pm Monday-Thursday and until 5pm on Friday.

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

    Specialty and large tools are provided. Truck shop technicians need to provide their own hand tools. Fuel shop technicians will have all tools provided for them.

  • What type of break room facility is provided?

    Two break rooms are available. Both have a fridge, sink, microwave, and seating areas. Two coffee machines are available as well.

  • How many bays does your shop have?

    4 full size bays extra room left over. More bays are planned.

  • How many repair orders do you average per month?

    200

  • What is your parts ordering process?

    Fuel shop parts are approved by the shop manager and pulled by the technician. Truck shop part needs are presented to the service advisor or manager who will order and deliver the necessary parts.

  • What is your policy on side work?

    Work on personal and family vehicles is allowed. Any grey area for-profit work needs to be approved by the owner.

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

    The truck shop and fuel shop work closely together to provide the best information and repairs available.

  • Do you offer any skills training or continuing education opportunities?

    Absolutely. In-person and online training is both encouraged and 100% paid for by the company. If there is a particular area you would like more training on, we will gladly find that training for you.

  • Can you describe opportunities for career growth at your business?

    We strongly encourage career growth and help you in achieving your goals as much as possible. We always strive to promote from within.

  • Can you describe your performance review process?

    Reviews are conducted annually. Performance, productivity, and more is discussed throughout the year however.

  • What type of safety training is required?

    There is no formal training.

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

    Technicians work together to help and advance their skills. More knowledgeable technicians work side by side with other technicians as able.

  • How does your shop get involved with the local community?

    A portion of our proceeds gets donated to various organizations in our community.

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

    Our shop is always open for tours and demonstrations. Tech schools often stop by with their students. We are also on the advisory board for local tech schools in an effort to advanced our industry.

  • Where do you see the shop in five years?

    We are primed for growth and plans are in place to expand our existing locations, along with adding additional locations and areas of expertise.

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

    We have a paper application that takes around 10 minutes to complete. A digital application will be released soon.

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

    In-person interviews are preferred but a phone interview may be performed if the situation calls for it.

  • What do your in-person interviews entail?

    In-person interviews are typically performed by the owner but sometime by the service manager. The interview includes giving a company overview, talking about the position, going a little deeper into background/experience, and a shop tour.

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

    We do not.

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

    There is no skill assessment as skill level is explored during the interview process. Skills will be formally assessed during the first 90 days of work.

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

    We aim to make an offer as quick as we can but it may take up to a week at times.

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

    Around one week.

  • Student Tech / Apprentice
    Pay Range: $14 - $16/hour

    Pay is hourly

  • A Level Truck Shop Technician
    Pay Range: $50,000 - $60,000/year

    Amount shown is the based on the guaranteed hourly wage paid and does not include incentives. Potentially lucrative incentive bonuses are paid monthly based on efficiency and billed hours both individually and as a team.

  • B Level Truck Shop Technician
    Pay Range: $40,000 - $48,000/year

    Amount shown is the based on the guaranteed hourly wage paid and does not include incentives. Potentially lucrative incentive bonuses are paid monthly based on efficiency and billed hours both individually and as a team.

  • C Level Truck Shop Technician
    Pay Range: $33,000 - $38,000/year

    Amount shown is the based on the guaranteed hourly wage paid and does not include incentives. Incentive bonuses are paid monthly based on efficiency and billed hours both individually and as a team.

  • A Level Fuel Shop Technician
    Pay Range: $50,000 - $75,000/year

    Listed pay is based on an hourly wage. Overtime is allowed, and sometimes required, and can greatly increase yearly take-home pay. Bonuses are paid out on a yearly basis and can also greatly affect pay.

  • B Level Fuel Shop Technician
    Pay Range: $40,000 - $48,000/year

    Listed pay is based on a guaranteed hourly wage. Overtime is allowed and can greatly increase yearly take-home pay. Bonuses are paid out on a yearly basis and can also greatly affect pay.

  • C Level Fuel Shop Technician
    Pay Range: $33,000 - $38,000/year

    Listed pay is based on a guaranteed hourly wage.

Health Insurance Offered Employer pays for full health insurance after 90 days, zero cost to employees. Family members may be added for an additional cost. Gold plan through Blue Cross Blue Shield of ND.
Dental Insurance Not Offered
Vision Insurance Not Offered
Retirement Plan Offered Simple IRA with a 3% employer match. Starts after one year of full employment.
Sick Leave Offered Sick time is paid within reason.
Vacation Offered One week after a year of employment. Negotiable upon hiring depending on skill set and experience. Up to a total of four weeks based upon length of employment.
Paid Holidays Offered Standard holidays are paid time off such as New Years, Christmas, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Labor Day, Memorial Day.
ST / LT Disability Not Offered
Life Insurance Not Offered
Uniforms Offered Full uniforms are provided.
Other Offered - Incentive and bonus programs - At-cost parts from our vendors - Training - Use of facility for personal use

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