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Trailer Mechanic Technician

Company: J.B. Hunt
Location: Forest Park
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title:

Trailer Mechanic Technician




United States of America




Forest Park

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 trailers, containers, chassis 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:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and basic repairs as it pertains to trailer maintenance, air brake systems, and FHWA Inspections.

  • Accurately perform basic repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate proficiency in company requirements forstandard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.

  • Maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers at all times.

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.

  • Work independently and seek assistance as needed.


This position could be filled as a Trailer Technician I, Trailer Technician II, or Sr. Trailer Technician.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age with 1 year of experience in Semi-Trailer 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 if needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 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

  • Basic active listening skills

  • Basic computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills

  • Basic organizational skills

  • Basic time management skills

  • Basic welding skills (MIG and stick)

  • Self-motivation


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Job Opening ID:

00371529 Trailer 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."

Keywords: J.B. Hunt, Atlanta , Trailer Mechanic Technician, Other , Forest Park, Georgia

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