A Reliable System Starts With A Passionate Workforce

Now hiring Electricians and Mechanics. Great pay and full benefits. $2,000 sing-on bonus!

Every day, a fleet of more than 600 Metro Transit trains, buses and vans help tens of thousands get to important destinations across 46 miles of rail and on area roadways within a 500 square-mile service area in Missouri and Illinois.

And every day, a team of more than 2,000 dedicated professionals are responsible for keeping this multimodal regional transportation system running smoothly.

We’re looking for passionate, dedicated professionals to join the region’s best team and build lasting, rewarding careers:

  • Mechanics
  • Engineers
  • Electricians
  • Maintenance
  • And more 

Our team receives:

  • $2,000 signing bonus
  • Reliable, steady work
  • Scheduled shifts
  • Strong starting pay
  • Great benefits
  • Opportunities for advancement


If you’d like a career you can count on apply below or provide your information here to be contacted by a direct hiring representative.


Electricians & Mechanics




Facility Electrician

Wages: $30.67 – $33.17/hour


MetroLink Mechanic

Starting Wage: $28.92/hour

Station Mechanic

Starting Wage: $28.92/hour

Click here to see all of our open positions at Bi-State Development here.


Hiring Incentives

  •  A $2,000 hiring bonus is being offered to help recruit full-time drivers, mechanics, and electricians at Metro Transit. If you’re hired as a part-time employee in those positions, you will receive a $1,000 hiring bonus.
    Hiring bonuses will be made in two payments.


  • Work for a company that strives to make a positive impact in the region.
  • Earn competitive wages.
  • Gym discounts with Club Fitness and OneLife Fitness at Ballpark Village.
  • 24-hour access to our 8 onsite gyms.
  • Wellness program that provides free health screenings.
  • Discounted cell phone service.
  • Free MetroLink and MetroBus access.
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage.
  • Your birthday is a floating holiday.
  • Uniform allowance.
  • Employee assistance program.
  • Bi-State Development is an eligible employer the for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness program.

Questions? Reach out to one of our friendly recruiters at 314.982.1400 ext. 1648 or by email at [email protected]


Meet Our Team

Check out their stories below to learn more about their contributions, and the dedication and pride they bring to their work to improve the quality of life for everyone in our community. Read more in our Team Member Spotlight.




Importance of Bi-State Development and Metro





The people behind Metro’s success, click here to see our team member spotlight.

A collage of various Metro employees

BSD – Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/D/V
Bi-State Development is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, supporting diversity in the workplace. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other factor protected by law.
Drug and Alcohol Free Work Force
An important aspect of providing excellent service is assuring a drug and alcohol-free workforce. Therefore Bi-State Development has established the goal of a 100 percent drug and alcohol-free workplace. Applicants will be required to undergo drug and alcohol testing prior to employment and will be subject to further drug and alcohol testing throughout their employment. Employees selected for safety sensitive positions must also submit to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Bi-State Development’s policy and the Federal Transit Administration’s regulatory requirements. In addition, thorough background and criminal checks are completed for all new hires.

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