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J.B. Hunt Transport Breakdown Coordinator in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Title:

Breakdown Coordinator


Production & Skilled Trades


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision, the position is responsible for answering incoming breakdown calls and resolving equipment issues with our drivers and vendors. The incumbent is required to make safe, cost effective decisions to facilitate quick repairs in order to maximize equipment utilization. Must receive management approval for repair expenditures exceeding $500.00.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist company drivers or leased owner-operators with vehicle repairs, tires, fuel, advances and repair instructions by promptly answering incoming calls, gathering necessary information and routing them to company facilities or to an approved vendor for equipment repairs.

• Quickly resolve tire and equipment issues related to breakdown, repair, and roadside assistance to ensure quality and safety of repairs, minimize cost, and maximize equipment utilization.

• Locate the appropriate vendor closest to the breakdown to ensure minimum wait time, competitive pricing, and quality repairs to minimize cost; must receive management approval for repair expenditures exceeding $500.00.

• Maintain contact with the driver and vendors to ensure the repairs will be completed quickly and update Operations personnel as to equipment status.

• Provide follow up to ensure problems have been handled in a timely manner.


Minimum Qualification:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent; up to 1 year of related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Qualification: Automotive and/or diesel mechanic knowledge

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with personnel, customers and vendors

  • Ability to exercise discretion

  • Ability to make time-sensitive decisions

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Ability to multitask

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills

  • Customer Service skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Experience with collecting/documenting information

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

  • Interest in learning new technologies

  • Proficient active listening skills

  • Proficient time management skills

  • Solution-oriented.


GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:


Job Opening ID:

00378780 Breakdown Coordinator (Evergreen) (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.”

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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.