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J.B. Hunt Transport Trailer Mechanic Technician in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Job Title:

Trailer Mechanic Technician




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis 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:

*$3,000 Sign on Bonus to qualified candidates, subject to approval. *

Applicants can be considered for I, II, or Sr. Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability.

Key Responsibilities:

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

  • Accurately perform intermediate level repairs to company and manufacturer specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate understanding of company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warrantyguidelines

  • Always maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safetyprocedures

  • Troubleshoot tractor issues; work independently and seek assistance as needed.

  • Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OErepairs

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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age

  • 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 ifneeded

  • A/C Certification

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes

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 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 

  • 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

*$3,000 Sign on Bonus to qualified candidates, subject to approval. *


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Job Opening ID:

00363062 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.