Mechanic Needed!

Kottke Trucking, Inc. is looking to hire tractor-trailer mechanics for both our Buffalo Lake, Minnesota and Wildwood, Florida locations. The details of the position can be found below. Apprentice mechanics are encouraged to apply. Questions can be directed to Brenda Kraft via phone at 320-833-2414 or via email at A PDF version of our application can be found here: mechanic application.

Position Overview

This person will work with the Shop Lead to ensure the company delivers on its promises to our customer base through the upkeep of our equipment.  This person will be required to perform preventative maintenance, required maintenance and work with the Shop Lead on developing strategies to improve uptime and reduced/contained costs.

Essential Job Functions

  • Maintain and repair Tractors
  • Maintain and repair Trailers
  • Maintain and repair Reefers
  • Create computer generated work orders and billing out parts
  • Keep a clean and safe working environment
  • Able to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures and safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manual
  • Communicate with staff and drivers in a professional manner
  • Communicate with shop lead on deficiencies and solutions

Non-essential Job Functions for Building and Yard

  • General Building Maintenance
  • Service calls as required
  • Pick up parts as needed


  • Good Time Management Skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Good Technical/Repair Skills
  • Good Safety Practices
  • Timely
  • Dedicated to Job
  • Driven for results
  • Good Listening Skills
  • Patience
  • Respectful

Here again is the PDF of our mechanic application.

(800) 248-2623 (320) 833-5385

Kottke Trucking, Inc.