Interstate Companies, Inc Offering Vets Employment


by John Vogel


Interstate Companies, Inc has recently teamed up with Hire Veterans in order to provide quality careers to our Nation’s veterans.  They came to Hire Veterans looking forward to the opportunity of working side by side with veterans that are dedicated, disciplined, and hard-working.  Interstate is a company that is over 50 years old and one of the world’s first distributors for Detroit Diesel engines.  If working for a well established company with a background in diesel engines is something that interests you, then please come check out the available positions they have posted on Hire Veterans.

Interstate Companies, Inc was founded in 1957.  The early focus of the company was product service and support, and their service offerings remain one of the cornerstones of their business.  Interstate Companies, Inc is the parent company of Interstate Power Systems and I-State Truck Center.

Interstate Power Systems is a distributor for Detroit Diesel engines.  These engines come in a variety of horsepower in applications such as Truck, Bus, Coach, Marine, Mining, Construction and Industrial.  They also deal in Allison Transmission, Deutz, Waukesha, Espar and McNeilus.

I-State Truck Center functions as a dealership that sells Freightliner Trucks and East Trailers.  They also provide warranty work, recall work, parts and preventative maintenance for all kinds of on-highway vehicles.  Some of the equipment that is serviced would be Detroit Diesel, Caterpillar, Cummings, and Mercedes-Benz engines as well as Eaton and Meritor transmissions.

Interstate Companies, Inc covers a wide variety of territory including Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, and Wyoming.  The company is now has over 1,000 employees of which over 600 are Diesel Technicians.

Interstate Companies, Inc is currently offering a wide variety of opportunities for everyone from a recently graduated student to an experienced professional.  They look forward to providing you the training and continuing education that you will need to follow through with their commitment to their customers of “Pride in Service”.  This philosophy is what has allowed Interstate Companies, Inc to stay in the market, privately owned and as successful as ever since 1957.

Interstate provides many training opportunities to become certified with different types of engines.  They offer web based training that is 100% paid for by the company.  You can take the online classes at work or at home.  They also offer classroom training at their corporate office in Bloomington, MN.  There are a variety of different classes available.  With all of the training available you have the opportunity to become an expert in your field.

Aside for the wonderful training programs, Interstate also offer extensive and competitive benefits packages to their employees.  These benefits include health benefits with multiple deductible options, health savings account, health and dependent care reimbursement account, dental benefits, vision benefits, life insurance benefits, 401 k plan including employer match, continued education assistance, short term disability, paid time, vehicle and supplier discount programs, and Wells Fargo membership banking.

If working for this well established front runner in Detroit Diesel engine distributors is something that interests you, then please visit Hire Veterans.  Interstate Companies, Inc has many jobs currently posted at Hire Veterans ranging from Diesel Technicians to Service Managers.  Please continue to check back from time to time as these posts are updated with the newest jobs available.