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J.B. Hunt Transport Mobile Trailer Mechanic ***$1,500 Sign-On Bonus*** in Portland, Oregon

Job Opening ID:

00318699 Mobile Trailer Mechanic $1,500 Sign-On Bonus (Open)

Job Title:

Mobile Trailer Mechanic $1,500 Sign-On Bonus




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time


Job Description Summary:

Job Description:

$1,500 Sign-On Bonus

Set shift. Not on call.

Our Mobile Trailer Mechanics are responsible for servicing our tractors, trailers, chassis, containers, and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. Specific duties include performing complete preventive maintenance services, replacing air lines, repairing/replacing brakes and brake chambers, repairing lights and wiring, welding, cutting, and other repairs.  

What can we offer you?

  • Competitive pay and benefit packages

  • Job security

  • Strong family atmosphere

  • 401K with company match

  • Safety focused environment

  • “Promote-from-within” culture

  • Opportunities to learn and enhance technical skillsets

  • Work-life balance

  • Work on new, industry-leading equipment

  • First class training

  • Highest quality tools

Required Qualifications:   

  • Minimum 1-year experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  

  • Must have basic computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer.  

  • Must have proper tools.  

Preferred Experience :

  • At least 1-year of experience in Federal highway inspections and air brakes.

  • Certifications are a plus.

If you are an experienced mechanic and this describes you…    

· Take pleasure in working on late model equipment with the latest technology  

· Want to work for a company that provides training and advancement opportunities  

· Thrive on challenges that come with trouble shooting and problem solving  

· Enjoy the freedom of working outdoors without the confinements of a shop environment  

· Are confident in your abilities and enjoy working independently  

Here’s why our mechanics love this job…    

“I left my last job because I couldn’t continue to work 3 rd _shift. Most of our mobile mechanics only work daylight hours, so the schedule works great for me. Plus, I’ve got the freedom to schedule my daily tasks as I see fit. I’ve been in the mobile mechanic position for 7 years now, and I won’t go back to the shop!” Ricky, Columbus, OH _   

 “ I work on customer sites and really enjoy visiting different accounts, meeting fleet managers, and learning more about how the business runs. I’ve worked in this position for a year, but have been with J.B. Hunt for 6 years total. As a people person, this has been my favorite position.” Gilberto, Dallas, TX    

“Mobile mechanics get to work on tractors, trailers, containers, chassis, and lots of other equipment, so there are lots of opportunities to grow your skill set and advance. I enjoy trouble-shooting, and every day is something different.” Jose, South Gate, CA   


Conditions of Employment    

Employment is conditional upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, employment verification, and background check to include a motor vehicle record (MVR) and DOT physical.  

$1,500 Sign-On Bonus

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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.