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J.B. Hunt Transport Mobile Technician in Joliet, Illinois

Job Title:

Mobile Technician




United States of America





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:

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

*$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates!*

A competitive hourly wage: $16/hr - $33/hr, paid weekly

No roadside repairs – set shift schedule!

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 annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections signoff

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

  • 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 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

  • Properly attend to truck inventory

  • Troubleshoot and repair ABSsystem


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

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes

  • Welding certification

  • Forklift certification and experience

  • EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License

  • 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

  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills

  • Proficient inventory management skills

  • Proficient organizational skills

  • Proficientproblem-solvingskills

*$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified Candidates!*


GED, High School

Work Experience:

Maintenance, Transportation/Logistics


Commercial Driver's License - Class A - Department of Transportation

Job Opening ID:

00383016 Mobile 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.