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J.B. Hunt Transport Mobile Trailer Mechanic Technician in Columbus, Ohio

Job Title:

Mobile Trailer Mechanic Technician




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for performing basic 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:

*$1500 Sign On Bonus for Qualified Candidates*

Key Responsibilities:

  • With guidance, perform basic 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.

  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections under supervision of a certified technician asrequired

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

  • Understand and demonstrate the basic use of a cutting torch and welding equipment; perform minor repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc.

  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repaircosts

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

  • Operate assigned service truck in a professional manner and according to company requirements; keep unit clean and wellstocked

  • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or railyard


  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Commercial Driver’s License

  • Up to 1 year of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal)effectively

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

  • Ability tomultitask 

  • Ability to read documents and/or information inEnglish

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

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of ateam 

  • Basic active listening skills

  • Basic computer skills

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills  

  • Basic organizational skills 

  • Basic problem-solving skills

  • Basic time management skills  

  • Self-motivation *$1500 Sign On Bonus for Qualified Candidates*


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) - Microsoft Corporation

Job Opening ID:

00395796 Mobile Trailer Mechanic Technician (Open)

“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”

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.