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J.B. Hunt Transport Mobile Reefer Trailer Mechanic Technician in Forest Park, Georgia

Job Title:

Mobile Reefer Trailer Mechanic Technician




United States of America




Forest Park

Full/Part Time:

Full time

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:

*$1,500 Sign on bonus to qualified candidate, subject to approval.*

Key Responsibilities:

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

  • Perform repairs and diagnostics on starting and charging system, cooling and re-charge, and electrical including common fault codes.

  • Perform leak detection procedures, compressor replacements, soldering refrigerant lines, evaporator/condenser replacements and front & rear main engine seal replacements.

  • Perform repair and maintenance on reefer units in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.

  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections sign off

  • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and watertight

  • Understand anddemonstratethe proficient use of a cutting torch and welding equipment and perform mid-level repairs on chassis, frames, brackets,etc.

  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs.

  • 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 well stocked

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

  • Properly attend to truck inventory

  • Troubleshoot and repair ABS system


Minimum Qualification s :

  • 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

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

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

Preferred Qualification s :

  • 1-3 years of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • CommercialDriver'sLicense

  • EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes

  • Welding certification

  • Forklift certification and experience

  • 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

  • Proficientproblem-solvingskills

*$1,500 Sign on bonus to qualified candidate, subject to approval.*


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Driver Physical - JB Hunt

Job Opening ID:

00375280 Mobile Reefer 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.”

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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.

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.