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J.B. Hunt Transport Mobile Trailer Technician in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Mobile Trailer Technician

Cedar Rapids, IA - Prairie Val

Job Title:

Mobile Trailer Technician




United States of America




Cedar Rapids

Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level troubleshooting and repair services of our tractors, trailers, chassis, containers, and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. 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:

  • Perform intermediate level troubleshooting and preventive maintenance tasks to include, but not limited to, tire replacements/flat repairs, brakeadjustments/services/replacements,electrical diagnostics, basic structural repairs on trailer chassis, sub-frames,etc.

  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections signoff.

  • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed andwatertight.

  • Understand and demonstrate the proficient use ofa cutting torchand welding equipment and perform mid-level repairs on chassis, frames, brackets,etc.

  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repaircosts.

  • Accurately complete work orders and other written materials according to established procedures.

  • Operate assigned service truck in a professional manner and according to company requirements; keep unit clean and wellstocked.

  • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or railyard.

  • Properly attend to truck inventory.

  • Troubleshoot and repair ABSsystem.

Shift: Wed - Sat 7:30am - 6:00pm

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 allowance

  • Safety culture with bonus incentives

  • 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.

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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age for equipment up to 10,000poundsor 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000pounds.

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

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

  • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • CommercialDriver'sLicense.

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.

  • Welding certification.

  • Forklift certification and experience.

  • EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License.

  • 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 wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE).

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

  • Proficient active listening skills.

  • Proficient computer skills.

  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills.

  • Proficient inventory management skills.

  • Proficient organizational skills.

  • Proficientproblem-solvingskills.

The expected starting pay range for this position is between $23.15 - $34.73 per hour!


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.


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), two weeks of paid parental leave, and six paid holidays annually.


GED, High School

Work Experience:


Job Opening ID:

00509788 Mobile Trailer 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. 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 2 Days Ago

Full time


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.