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J.B. Hunt Transport Train Service Manager I in Lowell, Arkansas

Job Title:

Train Service Manager I


Supply Chain


United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for management of intermodal freight from in-gate at origin ramp to out-gate at destination during night shifts and/or as a floater supporting Train Service Manager II position. Responsible for prompt assignment and departure of J.B. Hunt equipment on railroads, timely movement en route, prompt de-ramping at the destination terminal, management of equipment until out gate, as well as rail billing issues. This position will also act as liaison between J.B. Hunt and railroad personnel

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide information and communicate with internal J.B. Hunt intermodal teams regarding on-time service, issues with orders, service interruptions, driver/terminal problems, and dwell.

  • Communicate with railroad personnel and rail websites to obtain all necessary information regarding loads moving within the intermodal network and coordinate with internal J.B. Hunt teams.

  • Ensure all loads have appropriate billing and are cleared to move on the rail.

  • Manage the planned movement of all units at the rail ramps and all units under rail dispatch to ensure J.B. Hunt units achieve goals and can be delivered in a timely manner to the final customer.

  • Update train ETA’s so appointments are set correctly and loads can be planned for dray in a timely manner.

  • Request and assign train reservations for all loads traveling on certain railroads.

Work Schedule: Thursday-Saturday and every other Wednesday 6am-6pm.


Minimum Qualification:

  • High School Diploma/GED with 1-2 years of experience in the Transportation/Logistics industry.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Bachelors Degree or 3-4 years of experience in the Transportation/Logistics industry

  • Ability to leverage J.B. Hunt relevant information in creating customized customer solutions

  • Ability to understand, monitor, update, or enhance existing business or work processes

  • Knowledge of the J.B. Hunt's vision, structure, culture, philosophy, operating principles, values, and code of ethics

  • Accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment

  • Recognize, anticipate, and resolve organizational, operational or process problems

  • Understanding of the importance of meeting or exceeding established targets and ability to drive critical activities to completion.


Bachelors: Business Administration/Management, Bachelors: Business Communications, GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Intermodal, Transportation/Logistics


Job Opening ID:

00412918 Train Service Manager I (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.