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Mobile Trailer Mechanic

**Job Summary:**

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level troubleshooting and repair services of our tractors, trailers, chassis, containers, and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. This position has the possibility to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends in addition to overtime; it requires full-time attendance.

**Job Description:**

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Perform intermediate level troubleshooting and preventive maintenance tasks to include, but not limited to, tire replacements/flat repairs, brake adjustments/services/replacements, electrical diagnostics, basic structural repairs on trailer chassis, sub-frames, etc.

+ Troubleshoot and repair ABS system

+ Properly attend to truck inventory

+ May assist with the onboarding and mentoring of new Tractor Technician trainees

+ Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or rail yard

+ Operate assigned service truck in a professional manner and according to company requirements; keep unit clean and well stocked

+ Accurately complete work orders and other written materials according to established procedures

+ Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs

+ Understand and demonstrate the proficient use of a cutting torch and welding equipment and perform mid-level repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc

+ Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and water tight

+ Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections sign off

Shift Schedule: Sunday-Wednesday 6AM to 4:30PM

In addition to the company benefits listed below, the maintenance team will also have access to:

+ Career growth opportunities

+ Company-provided uniforms and annual boot allowance

+ Safety culture with bonus incentives

Technicians can gain new skills and grow their opportunities through J.B. Hunt's Technician Career Advancement (TCA) program

**Qualifications:**

**Minimum Qualifications:**

+ 18 years of age for equipment up to 10,000lbs or 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000lbs

+ 1 year of experience in Semi-Tractor/Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

+ Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines

+ Basic tools are required to successfully perform this role. These tools must be supplied by the employee in most locations. Employees without their own tools may obtain them through toolbox purchase program.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ High School Diploma or GED equivalent; 1-3 years of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

+ Commercial Drivers License

+ DOT certified in FHWA Inspections and Air Brakes

+ At least 1-year of experience in Federal highway inspections and air brakes

+ Welding certification

+ Forklift certification and experience

+ EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License

+ Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively

+ Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds)

+ Ability to multitask

+ Ability to read documents and/or information in English

+ Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE)

+ Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

+ Proficient active listening skills

+ Proficient computer skills

+ Proficient deductive reasoning skills

+ Proficient inventory management skills

+ Proficient organizational skills

+ Proficient problem solving skills

+ Proficient time management skills

+ Self-motivation

Don’t let distance keep you from becoming a part of our team! Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates located outside a 50-mile radius of the job.

This position is not eligible for employment-based sponsorship.

**Education:**

High School, GED

**Work Experience:**

Maintenance

**Job Opening ID:**

00524668 Mobile Trailer Mechanic (Open)

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.


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