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J.B. Hunt Transport Diesel Tractor Mechanic Technician in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job Title:

Diesel Tractor Mechanic Technician




United States of America




Windsor Locks

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

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

Job Description:

Applicants can be considered for I, II, or Sr. Diesel Tractor Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate proficient technical knowledge ofpreventativemaintenance, replacement of parts/components and more difficult repairs as it pertainstotractor maintenance including but not limited to the fuel system, battery, engine, drive train, onboard computer, transmission, air brake systems and FHWAInspections.

  • Accurately perform intermediate level repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, anddemonstrateunderstanding of company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warrantyguidelines.

  • Alwaysmaintainprofessional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers.

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safetyprocedures.

  • Troubleshoot tractor issues; work independently and seekassistanceasneeded.

  • Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OErepairs.

  • Mayassistwith the onboarding and mentoring of new Tractor Technician trainees.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age.

  • 1-2 years of experience in Semi-Tractor maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Willingness to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends ifneeded.

  • A/C Certification.

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal)effectively.

  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds).

  • Ability tomultitask. 

  • Ability to read documents and/or information inEnglish.

  • Ability to wearappropriate workattire (protective gear/PPE).

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of ateam. 

  • Proficient active listening skills. 

  • Proficient computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer.

  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills.  

  • Proficient organizational skills.

  • Proficient problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient time management skills.  

  • Self-motivation.


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Job Opening ID:

00394773 Diesel Tractor Mechanic 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.”

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.