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Trailer Mechanic

Company: J.B. Hunt Transport
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Trailer Mechanic
Dallas, TX - W. Kiest Blvd.
Job Title:
Trailer Mechanic
Department:
Maintenance
Country:
United States of America
State/Province:
Texas
City:
Dallas
Full/Part Time:
Full time
Job Summary:
As a trailer technician II, you are responsible for performing intermediate maintenance, service and repair to J.B. Hunt trailers and other equipment. Under routine supervision, you must be able to troubleshoot issues and complete all fleet maintenance to ensure that our equipment meets J.B. Hunt standards at all times.
Job Description:
Key Responsibilities :



  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge of preventative maintenance and standard repairs related to trailer equipment, including fuel systems, batteries, engines, drive trains, onboard computers, transmissions, air brake systems and FHWA inspections


  • Troubleshoot trailer issues and 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


  • Assist with the onboarding and mentorship of trailer technician trainees


  • Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs


  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures


  • Maintain professional communication with J.B. Hunt personnel and customers


    Shift Schedule: Shifts may vary based upon location and business needs.
    In addition to the company benefits listed below, the maintenance team will also have access to:


    • Career growth opportunities



    • Company-provided uniforms and annual boot program



    • Safety culture with bonus incentives



      Technicians can gain new skills and grow their opportunities through J.B. Hunt's Technician Career Advancement (TCA) program
      Qualifications:
      Minimum Qualifications:


      • Must be 18 years of age with 2 years of experience in semi-trailer maintenance and repair, or equivalent combination of education and experience, or military equivalent


      • AND Demonstration of the following skills and abilities through education, certifications, military, or other experiences


      • Must be A/C certified


      • Must be DOT certified in FHWA inspections and air brakes


      • Able to supply your own basic tools, or purchase through our toolbox purchase program


      • Willingness to work outdoors in the elements


      • Able to work across multiple shifts, including nights and/or weekends if needed


        Preferred Qualifications:


        • High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 2+ years of experience in semi-trailer maintenance and repair, or equivalent combination of education and experience, or military equivalent


        • Basic welding skills (MIG and stick )


        • Ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas through various mediums


        • Ability to manage multiple priorities


        • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team


        • Proficient computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer, including Microsoft Office suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.)


        • Ability to use time and resources efficiently and effectively


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


        • Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE)


          Don't let distance keep you from becoming a part of our team! Relocation assistance may be available for qualified candidates located outside a 50-mile radius of the job.
          This position is not eligible for employment-based sponsorship.
          Compensation:
          Factors which may affect starting pay within this range may include skills, education,
          experience, geography, and other qualifications of the successful candidate. This position may be eligible for
          annual bonus and incentives based on profitability or volumes in accordance with the terms of the Company's bonus
          and incentive plans, as applicable and in effect from time to time.
          Benefits:
          The Company offers the following benefits for full-time positions, subject to applicable
          eligibility requirements, as may be in effect from time to time: medical benefit, dental benefit, vision benefit,
          401(k) retirement plan, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability coverage, paid time off commensurate
          with tenure (includes vacation and sick time), six weeks of paid maternity leave along with two weeks of paid parental
          leave, and six paid holidays annually.
          Education:
          GED, High School
          Work Experience:
          Maintenance
          Job Opening ID:
          00548907 Trailer Mechanic (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. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion,
          sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law."
          Posted 5 Days Ago
          Full time
          00548907
          About Us
          Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.
          Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominant force in transportation and logistics, 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.

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