J.B. Hunt Transport Safety Coordinator in Dallas, Texas

Job Opening ID:

00237464 Safety Coordinator (Open)

Job Title:

Safety Coordinator




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


5 Day - Mon - Fri (United States of America)

Job Description Summary:

As a Safety Coordinator, you'll be responsible for the assessment, training and development of commercial drivers for the J.B. Hunt. This includes coordinating and conducting orientation for new drivers, advanced defense driving techniques using the Smith System®, skill assessment and remedial training to ensure drivers have the necessary skills for safe operation of the vehicle.

Job Description:


  • Conduct new driver orientation classroom training and training for current drivers.

  • Conduct new driver road tests to ensure DOT compliance and safe vehicle operation.

  • Evaluate the driver's skill level and make recommendations to the Safety Manager.

  • Ensure all required DOT and Company paperwork for new hires is complete and error free.

  • Coordinate driver road tests, drug tests and DOT physicals for new drivers in Orientation.

  • Perform skill assessments and diagnose safety issues with drivers.

  • Conduct Driver Log Reviews (DOT Hours of Service) with drivers to ensure compliance and fully document all counseling and training received.

  • Assist in the design and update of driver orientation and training materials.

  • Provide training in the Smith System® of defensive driving.Other duties as required.

  • Perform DOT and Non-DOT drug test specimen collections by following all DOT guidelines and Lab specifications to include by not limited to checking for valid identification, collecting a urine sample (DOT) or cutting a hair sample (Non-DOT), completing the chain of custody and packaging for shipment to the lab.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) OR

  • 3 years related experience OR

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Valid CDL Class A License

  • Current DOT Physical


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.