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J.B. Hunt Transport Trailer Technician in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Title:

Trailer Technician

Department:

Maintenance

Country:

United States of America

State/Province:

Missouri

City:

Kansas City

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:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and basic repairs as it pertains to trailer maintenance, air brake systems, and FHWA Inspections.

  • Accurately perform basic repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate proficiency in company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.

  • Maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers at all times.

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.

  • Work independently and seek assistance as needed.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age with 1 year of experience in Semi-Trailer 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.

Preferred Qualification s :

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes

  • 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 

  • Basic active listening skills 

  • Basic computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills  

  • Basic organizational skills 

  • Basic time management skills  

  • Basic welding skills (MIG and stick)

  • Self-motivation

Education:

GED, High School

Work Experience:

Maintenance

Certifications:

Job Opening ID:

00359153 Trailer 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.

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