Motor Coach Industries to hire 81 in Pembina, N.D.
Bus maker Motor Coach Industries said Friday that it will add 81 jobs to its Pembina, N.D., plant this year. Most of the jobs are production-based, but there will be one opening for an engineer the company said. Other openings include painters, e...
Bus maker Motor Coach Industries said Friday that it will add 81 jobs to its Pembina, N.D., plant this year.
Most of the jobs are production-based, but there will be one opening for an engineer the company said. Other openings include painters, electricians and mechanics.
The Pembina plant is the company's final assembly and finishing facility.
MCI spokeswoman Pat Plodzeen said she expects the impact of the hiring on the community of 600 to be a positive one. Job applicants can expect the wages offered by the company to be competitive with other manufacturers', she said.
The hiring comes as the company receives more orders from both the private and public sectors. Plodzeen declined to reveal how many more, but said the company is seeing substantial growth.
Its public-sector customers, such as transit agencies, are ordering a larger number of Buy America compliant MCI D-Series coaches that are available in clean-diesel, hybrid and compressed natural gas configurations. This model is finished at the Pembina plant.
MCI currently employs more than 2,000 nationwide. It operates six sales centers and seven service centers in addition to plants in Winnipeg and Pembina.
Where to apply: The hiring process has already begun, Plodzeen said, and job fairs will be held in Grand Forks and Grafton, N.D., next week.
The first fair at the Grafton Job Service North Dakota office will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
The second fair at the Grand Forks Job Service office will be 1 to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Job postings are at www.MCICoach.com/Careers or www.NDWorkforceConnection.com .
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