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J.B. Hunt Transport Diesel Tractor Trailer Shop Foreman in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job Title:

Diesel Tractor Trailer Shop Foreman


Production & Skilled Trades


United States of America




Windsor Locks

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general direction, this position is an entry-level people management position. It will assist and support the day-to-day planning and organizing of a team at a facility. The incumbent will act upon leadership's direction as it pertains to managing facility audits, inventory, budgets, and meeting goals.  The position will perform multiple personnel management tasks including but not limited to staffing, performance management, annual reviews, and time and attendance. 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 Shop Foreman or Sr Shop Foreman depending on verified years of experience and position availability.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Ensure work shift begins on schedule and assign work orders to technicians tomaintainan orderly and efficient workflow that meets internal customer deadlines; manage cost perhour.

  • Other duties asassigned.

  • Perform daily operational tasks as needed including estimates, down unit reporting, yardchecks, etc.

  • Solicit, assign, andmonitoronsite vendors to ensure proper repairs are completed and costs arecontrolled.

  • Monitor expenses related to shop managementin order tomaintainthebudget.

  • Perform multiple personnel management tasks including but not limited to staffing, performance management, annual reviews, and time and attendance.

  • Ensure team reaches andmaintainsgoals set byleadership,train staff on service bulletins,OSHAcompliance, company policies andprocedures.

  • Maintain the company's safety culture by promoting a safe work environment in compliance with federal and state regulations, conduct safety meetings, mock OSHA inspections, model safe work habits, etc.

  • Monitor that all required repair campaigns arecompleted,and warranty procedures arefollowed.

  • Inspect completed repairs to ensure equipment is up toDOTand companystandard.

  • Scheduleinboundequipment andmaintainestimated running time so that repairs are assigned in order of priority; ensure equipment status is updated continually to maximizeutilization.

  • Monitor work in progress on the floor to ensure it is performed safely, correctly, and meets standard repairtimes.


Minimum Qualifications :

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 1-2 years of related experience and 1-2 years of direct or indirect management experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Ability to actprofessionally.

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal)effectively.

  • Ability to document information and make quickdecisions.

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

  • Ability to manage ateam.

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

  • Ability to work both individually and as ateam.

  • Ability to work in a fast-pacedenvironment.

  • Ability to work with under minimaldirection.


GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:

Facilities Management, Maintenance, Management-Entry Level, Safety, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:

00392976 Diesel Tractor Trailer Shop Foreman (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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Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, offering exciting career opportunities both at corporate and at field locations across the country. There are a variety of job types that support our business, so no matter your passion, J.B. Hunt is the place to jumpstart your career.

Why J.B. Hunt?

J.B. Hunt is a leading transportation and logistics company for one simple reason – our people. The career possibilities and benefits of working at J.B. Hunt are endless. From competitive salary and benefits packages, to defined career paths and growth opportunities, we take care of our people and take great pride in our efforts to build and sustain an inclusive workplace for all employees.

What are we looking for?

J.B. Hunt welcomes high-energy, forward-thinking people of all backgrounds and experience levels to join our team. We offer full-time, entry level, professional and management opportunities across all departments. Whether you are fresh out of school or bring years of industry experience, a role at J.B. Hunt could take your career to the next level.

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.