J.B. Hunt Transport Sr Tractor Technician in Joliet, Illinois
Sr Tractor Technician
United States of America
Under general supervision, this position acts as a subject matter expert for Tractor Technicians. The Senior is responsible for performing complex maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt tractors and other equipment. Technicians must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, 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.
Demonstrate advanced technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and complex repairs as it pertains to tractor maintenance including but not limited to the fuel system, battery, engine, drive train, onboard computer, transmission, air brake systems and FHWA Inspections.
Accurately perform the most difficult repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and exceed requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.
Complete secondary maintenance on escalated repairs.
Maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers at all times.
Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.
Troubleshoot tractor issues, develop innovative solutions, and work independently under minimal direction.
Participate in Original Equipment Manufacturer training for OE repairs.
May onboard and mentor new Tractor Technician trainees; act as team lead to include beginning or ending shifts.
18 years of age with 3 or more 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 if needed
DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.
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 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
Advanced active listening skills
Advanced computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer
Advanced deductive reasoning skills
Advanced organizational skills
Advanced problem solving skills
Advanced time management skills
GED, High School
Job Opening ID:
00368477 Sr Tractor 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.”
Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.
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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.
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.