J.B. Hunt operates one of the largest fleets of trucks in the United States, and we could not keep things moving without our Equipment Maintenance team. With more than 40 maintenance locations nationwide, our highly skilled diesel technicians work with the latest tools, technology and equipment to move our business, and their careers, forward.
Keep reading to learn why a career with J.B. Hunt Equipment Maintenance could take you places.
A Culture of Safety and Inclusion
At J.B. Hunt, the personal and professional well-being of our employees is a top priority. Through in-depth training, processes and protocols, we provide a clean, safe work environment where diesel technicians feel they can do their jobs safely. In fact, J.B. Hunt has received national recognition and earned several awards for our commitment to safety, both on and off the road.
Additionally, our company Inclusion efforts fuel our culture and ensure that all employees feel valued, supported and comfortable being themselves at work.
Innovative and Hands-On Experience
J.B. Hunt diesel technicians gain hands-on experience working with the latest technology, tools, equipment and diagnostics systems. We operate a fleet of about 10,000 tractors and 60,000 pieces of trailing equipment that are on-average three years old, allowing you to grow your skillset working with industry-leading, modern equipment on a regular basis.
“What made me want to work for J.B. Hunt was the fact that I could bring a trade that I’ve learned and grew up wanting to have all my life, to a company that supports the growth of somebody wanting to go farther in their career,” said Joseph, a tractor technician. “Great benefits, and just great people to be around.”
Competitive Pay and Benefits
Our Equipment Maintenance teams work hard, and J.B. Hunt rewards that dedication to our company. Maintenance personnel receive competitive pay, with the option to enroll in medical, dental, vision and prescription medicine plans after only 30 days of employment. Diesel technicians also benefit from a set shift schedule that helps establish a healthy work-life balance.
For a limited time, J.B. Hunt also offers sign-on bonuses for qualified candidates and referral hiring bonuses for current employees who recommend a candidate. Diesel technicians are also eligible for short and long-term disability insurance paid for by J.B. Hunt.
Career Development Opportunities
We encourage and challenge maintenance personnel to continue learning and developing their technical and professional skills. As a J.B. Hunt technician, you can benefit from professional development resources, technical training, and programs through the company to learn new skills or achieve certifications to help advance your career.
J.B. Hunt is very much a promote-from-within company, and in fact, most of our maintenance managers got their start with the company as a technician themselves! If you are willing to put in the work, there is great potential to work your way up into management or leadership positions.
“29 years I’ve worked [at J.B. Hunt] and I’ve enjoyed it. I’ve never had a problem,” said Rico, a maintenance supervisor in Memphis, Tennessee. “My managers have seen room for growth and they have challenged me, and they have put me in positions that they think I deserve. I think the work showed for itself and then I was asked to move into position to position, to where I am now.”