J.B. Hunt Transport Diesel Tractor Technician in Palmetto, Georgia
Diesel Tractor Technician
United States of America
Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt tractors 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.
This position could be filled as a Tractor Technician I, Tractor Technician II, or Sr. Tractor Technician.
Demonstrate proficient technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and more difficult 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 intermediate level repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate understanding of company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.
Always maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers.
Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.
Troubleshoot tractor issues; work independently and seek assistance as needed.
Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs.
May assist with the onboarding and mentoring of new Tractor Technician trainees.
High School Diploma or GED equivalent
18 years of age with 1-2 years of experience in Semi-Tractor maintenance and repair and/or trainingORequivalent 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.
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
Proficient active listening skills
Proficient computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer
Proficient deductive reasoning skills
Proficient organizational skills
Proficient time management skills
GED, High School
Job Opening ID:
00364867 Diesel 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.