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J.B. Hunt Transport Mobile Trailer Mechanic in Florence, Kentucky

Mobile Trailer Mechanic

Florence, KY - 7705 Foundation Drive

Job Title:

Mobile Trailer Mechanic




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, this position acts as a subject matter expert for Mobile Technicians. The Senior is responsible for performing complex maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. Technicians must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, 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.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities :

  • Perform complex diagnostics, 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

  • Oversee recall campaigns and sign off on completion

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair ABS system and specialized equipment including refrigerated units, lift gates, and frame alignment

  • Properly attend to service truck parts inventory

  • May onboard and mentor new Tractor Technician trainees; act as team lead to include beginning or ending shifts; delegate work to team members to see repairs to completion

  • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or rail yard

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

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

  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs Understand and demonstrate the proficient use of a cutting torch and welding equipment and perform mid-level repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc

  • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and water tight

  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections sign off

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

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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age with 3 or more years of experience in semi-trailer maintenance and repair or equivalent combination of education and experience, or military equivalentAND Demonstration of the following skills and abilities through education, certifications, military, or other experiences

  • 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 3 or more years of experience in semi-trailer maintenance and repair or equivalent combination of education and experience, or military equivalent

  • EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License

  • Advanced welding skills (MIG and stick)

  • Knowledge of ABS systems

  • 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)

The expected starting pay range for this position is between $25.61-$38.42 per hour.

Actual compensation may vary due to factors such as experience and skill set.


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), six weeks of paid maternity leave along with two weeks of paid parental

leave, and six paid holidays annually.


GED, High School

Work Experience:

Maintenance, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:

00539660 Mobile 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 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.