The Met Council offers career pathway programs that provide the opportunity for
individuals to begin a new career at the Met Council through on-the-job training and development, without prior related experience or credential.

Pathway programs are designed to educate and mentor enrollees by providing professional on-the-job training and development. Successful enrollees will advance to full-time career employment, including benefits.


Documentation to verify employment eligibility will be required at the time of employment.

  • Must have authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Can pass a Metropolitan Council-administered drug screening and or background check.

Metro Transit T LogoMetro Transit Revenue Equipment Technician Program

The Revenue Equipment Technician Program will assist individuals with no prior experience or technical degree to become a Revenue Equipment Technician at Metro Transit. Through hands-on training and job shadowing, program participants will develop the electronic skills and abilities needed to start their new career as part of the team of technicians that keep our city moving!

Program highlights include:

  • No technical degree or experience required — we will train you!
  • Hands-on training at Metro Transit facilities using state-of-the-art tools and equipment
  • Staff-led learning and mentoring

As a Revenue Equipment Technician you will:

  • Service, maintain, and repair the full range of fare boxes and ticket machines used by Metro Transit customers
  • Receive ongoing training and professional development
  • Use your electronics training to solve a variety of revenue equipment issues

Program enrollment is not available at this time. For information on future enrollment availability, email

Metro Transit T LogoMetro Transit Bus Mechanic Technician Apprenticeship

Metro Transit bus technicians are responsible for maintaining diesel, electric, and hybrid bus fleet as well as other transit vehicles.

The bus mechanic technician apprenticeship provides an opportunity to individuals with low or no formal technical experience to secure employment as a bus technician apprentice and develop skills needed to advance into a Metro Transit technician career.

Interested and eligible individuals will complete a multi-year progressive and competitive apprenticeship. Successful participants will complete assessments, preparatory program, and hands-on experience. Those who are selected to advance and are hired as an apprentice (employee) will complete a multi-year progressive track and earn bus mechanic technician status.

Program enrollment is not available at this time. For information on future enrollment availability, email