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J.B. Hunt Transport Safety Coordinator in Louisville, Kentucky

Job Opening ID:

00328508 Safety Coordinator (Open)

Job Title:

Safety Coordinator




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

Job Description:

As a Safety Instructor, you’ll be responsible for the assessment, training and development of commercial drivers for the J.B. Hunt. This includes coordinating and conducting orientation for new drivers, advanced defense driving techniques using the Smith System®, skill assessment and remedial training to ensure drivers have the necessary skills for safe operation of the vehicle.

Responsibilities :

  • Conduct new driver orientation classroom training and training for current drivers.

  • Conduct new driver road tests to ensure DOT compliance and safe vehicle operation.

  • Evaluate the driver’s skill level and make recommendations to the Safety Manager.

  • Ensure all required DOT and Company paperwork for new hires is complete and error free.

  • Coordinate driver road tests, drug tests and DOT physicals for new drivers in Orientation.

  • Position requires up to 50% travel.

  • Perform skill assessments and diagnose safety issues with drivers.

  • Conduct Driver Log Reviews (DOT Hours of Service) with drivers to ensure compliance and fully document all counseling and training received.

  • Assist in the design and update of driver orientation and training materials.

  • Provide training in the Smith System® of defensive driving.

  • Other duties as required.

Preferred Qualifications:




Work Experience:



Creativity (JBH Rating Scale), Customer Service, Working with Others


Company Overview:

Fortune 500 experience. Career Development. Nation-wide opportunities. We are J.B. Hunt.

Our success comes from strategically placing you in the most suitable role. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering, or information technology, we can jump start your career!

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is no stranger to the transportation logistics industry. From our humble beginnings in 1961, with only five tractors and seven refrigerated trailers, we have evolved into one of the largest transportation logistics companies in North America. We provide safe and reliable transportation services throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. Our four business segments (Intermodal, Dedicated Contract Services, Truckload, and Integrated Capacity Solutions) allow us to provide customized freight solutions for customers big and small. It's no wonder we have been named one of America's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

“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.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

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.