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Trailer Mechanic- 1 yr EXP Req'd

Company: J.B. Hunt
Location: Olathe
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

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:

Come join a team where family comes first and safety matters!

  • $19 - $28/ hour
  • $150 Yearly Boot Allowance
  • 40 hours guaranteed
    Additional benefits:
    • Uniforms
    • 401(k) matching
    • Employee assistance program
    • Vacation, Sick, & Personal time
    • Paid Holidays
    • 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. Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability.

      Key Responsibilities:

      • 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 forstandard 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 .


        Minimum Qualifications:

        • 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.
        • Basic tools are required to successfully perform this role. These tools must be supplied by the employee in most locations. Employees without their own tools may obtain them through toolbox purchase program.

          Preferred Qualification s:

          • 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 .

Keywords: J.B. Hunt, Olathe , Trailer Mechanic- 1 yr EXP Req'd, Engineering , Olathe, Kansas

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