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Tractor Mechanic

**Job Summary:**

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt tractors and other equipment. Technicians must be able to troubleshoot issues and complete all fleet maintenance processes and ensure that units meet J. B. Hunt specifications at all times. 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** :

+ Demonstrate proficient technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and more difficult repairs as it pertains tractor maintenance including but not limited to the fuel system, battery, engine, drive train, onboard computer, transmission, air brake systems and FHWA Inspections

+ May assist with the onboarding and mentoring of new Tractor Technician trainees Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs

+ Troubleshoot tractor issues; work independently and seek assistance as needed

+ Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures

+ Maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers at all times

+ Accurately perform intermediate level repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate understanding of company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines

Shift Schedule: Shifts may vary based upon location and business needs.

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 program

+ Safety culture with bonus incentives

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


**Minimum Qualification:**

+ 18 years of age with 1-2 years of experience in Semi-Tractor maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience; willingness to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed

+ A/C Certification

+ DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.

+ 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

+ Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively

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

+ 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 and/or comfortable working with a computer

+ Proficient deductive reasoning 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.


GED, High School

**Work Experience:**


**Job Opening ID:**

00551076 Tractor 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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