J.B. Hunt Transport Trailer Mechanic in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Cedar Rapids, IA - Prairie Val
United States of America
Under close supervision, this position is responsible for performing basic maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis and other equipment. Technicians must be able to 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.
Come join a team where family comes first and safety matters!
$1,500 Sign-On bonus, $500 payout at hire, $1,000 paid out at 60 days.
$16 - $27/ hour
$150 Yearly Boot Allowance
40 hours guaranteed
Our Cedar Rapids location is 16 years accident free! Win a monetary award!
Employee assistance program
Vacation, Sick, & Personal time
Paid Parental Leave
Medical, Dental and Vision
Be proud to come to work in a clean professional environment with vast opportunities for growth and advancement!!
Applicants can be considered for I, II, or Sr. level Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability.
No roadside repairs – set shift schedule - No on call work!
Demonstrate foundational knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, basic repairs as it pertains to trailer maintenance, air brake systems, and FHWA Inspections.
Accurately perform basic repairs to company and manufacturer specifications, complete work orders, demonstrate proficiency in company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.
Always maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers.
Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.
Work independently and seek assistance as needed.
18 years of age.
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.
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).
GED, High School
Job Opening ID:
00442057 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.”
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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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