J.B. Hunt Field Careers

Explore a career with J.B. Hunt wherever you find yourself in North America.

J.B. Hunt executive team taking part in a town hall meeting at one of our field locations in Haslet, Texas.

J.B. Hunt is an industry-leading transportation and logistics company, serving hundreds of customers across North America. While headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, many of our exciting career opportunities are also available at field locations, or on-site with customers, in most major cities and regions across the United States. 

Not in Northwest Arkansas? Not a problem! Keep reading to learn more about the career opportunities that could be open near you and the benefits of joining our team in the field. 

Manager Trainee Program

The Manager Trainee Program is a great way for employees to set up their careers for success. The program lasts three-to-six months, during which you will work closely with many internal J.B. Hunt teams to learn how to move freight in the most efficient way possible. During the program, you’ll benefit from in-depth and personalized training to sharpen your skills, while gaining on-the-job experience. After completing the program, you will be placed with the team that best fits your passion.

Abby, a current participant in our Intermodal Manager Development Program (IMDP) says, “This program will set you up for success, and you will meet so many people along the way that can and will impact your career.”

Maintenance Technician Positions

At J.B. Hunt, we know that our maintenance technicians are an integral part of what we do. Without them, we couldn’t keep our trucks on the road and moving us toward our vision of creating the most efficient transportation network in North America. With positions open all over the country, in many different technician roles, there are endless opportunities for those looking to join a team of people they can trust. For our technicians, we also offer a Technician Career Advancement Program that gives J.B. Hunt technicians the experience and training necessary to excel in their career and earn pay raises as they progress.

“You should be a technician at J.B. Hunt because we treat each other like family,” says Dylan, a senior technician in our Haslet, Texas shop. “If you’re new to this industry, it’s a great foot in the door.”

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More Full-Time Employment Opportunities in the Field  

Because of J.B. Hunt’s strong national reach, many of our competitive and dynamic operations positions are located in the field. Operations professionals manage the systems, personnel and processes that help move our company forward. With ample opportunity for career growth, if you are willing to put in the work and show your dedication, a career in Operations could take you places. 

To better serve our customers nationwide, we also have sales positions and brokerage jobs, ranging from entry-level to management roles, available in the field. Both our sales and brokerage teams lean on cutting-edge technology, like our J.B. Hunt 360°® platform, to provide unique logistics solutions for customers and help us drive long-term value for our people, customers and shareholders.

“I’ve always worked in Chicago. I’ve had several jobs with J.B. Hunt over 20 years, all while being able to live in Chicago,” says Jim, director of sales. “Now, a great deal of things and great deal of jobs obviously happen around the corporate offices in Northwest Arkansas, but you can have a fruitful career not in Arkansas, too.”

J.B. Hunt employees spending time together in one of our field offices.

Benefits of Working in the Field 

J.B. Hunt field locations are not your traditional office environment. Our field offices are fast-paced and lively, thriving on a spirit of teamwork and collaboration. There is a new challenge every day, and teams regularly work together to problem-solve and make sure we meet company and customer expectations.

Many will tell you that the best part of life at J.B. Hunt in the field is the small company feel, while still benefiting from working for a Fortune 500 company. Much like the culture at our corporate offices, the culture in the field is team focused. Employees in the field grow close to their team members, and across job types, building a sense of camaraderie with their peers on a personal and professional level.

“It’s a great atmosphere. The one thing I do like about working in the field is, I feel like you get a little bit more of that family-oriented atmosphere because it isn’t as big,” said Sales Executive, Montez, based out of Overland Park, Kansas. “You know, you don’t have 500-plus people within the office, so with a small office, everybody is able to kind of know each other a little bit more.”


If you are interested in exploring career opportunities at one of our field locations in your area, check out our open jobs or connect with us on LinkedIn.

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