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Equipment Maintenance


Our Maintenance department keeps our business moving. With career opportunities at locations across the country, our maintenance teams bring the mechanical, technical and management expertise that keep our trucks and trailers on the road and running smoothly.
Hands-On Career
Our diesel technicians service a modern fleet of equipment, with the chance to work with the latest technology, tools and diagnostics systems. At locations across the nation, we offer entry-level, associate and senior opportunities and career paths for diesel technicians and support personnel.
Tractor Mechanics maintain vehicle fleets that are on average three years old, and are responsible for servicing and maintaining engine and brake systems, replacing parts and components as needed.
Trailer Mechanics focus on the maintenance, service and repair of J.B. Hunt trailing equipment, containers and other trailing equipment. Technicians are responsible for troubleshooting any issues and competing processes to make sure our fleet is always up to company standards.
Our Mobile Mechanic teams consist of both tractor and trailer professionals who respond to road-side break downs and maintenance needs when equipment is unable to make it to the shop.
Our Breakdown Coordinators are responsible for resolving equipment issues with drivers and vendors when breakdowns occur. They're required to make safe, cost- effective decisions that get our equipment back up and running in a timely manner.
Management possibilities and leadership training are available for maintenance employees who desire to take their careers to the next level.
J.B. Hunt thrives on a promote-from-within culture, and because of that, there are endless possibilities for those aspiring to move into a management role. Maintenance managers oversee shop personnel and processes to keep things running seamlessly.
J.B. Hunt is committed to bettering our environment and providing efficient transportation solutions while reducing our carbon footprint. To support this company effort, Environmental Managers help us implement processes and procedures at our shops accross the country that keep us in line with our overall sustainability goals.
Why J.B. Hunt
From incentivizing pay and benefits to our culture of safety and growth, there are several ways you can benefit from a career in Maintenance with J.B. Hunt.
Competitive Pay
and Benefits
J.B. Hunt offers competitive salary and benefits packages. Employees have the option to enroll in medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage plans after 30 days of employment. J.B. Hunt offers sign-on bonuses for qualified candidates, and unique to maintenance teams, offers short-term and long-term disability insurance paid for by the company.
Work Environment
Your safety and well-being is our top priority. At all maintenance locations around the country, we put a heavy focus on maintaining a culture of safety. J.B. Hunt provides a clean, safe working environment and the opportunity to utilize our state-of-the-art equipment and technologies.
Training and
Wherever you want to go in your career, we want to get you there. We provide the tools and training you need to grow your technical skillset and excel in your career. In fact, several of our directors once worked on the shop floors themselves. Your success is our success, and we want to do all we can to make sure your career goals are accomplished.

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"The environment is really cool and I'm learning more. I did learn a lot in school, but actually being out here and doing things myself, all of the knowledge I'm gaining, is definitely one of my favorite parts."
Shop Supervisor
Commerce City, Colorado
Sr. Tractor Technician
Lowell, Arkansas
"We take trainees and we bring them in on the ground floor, someone who doesn't know what a truck is. We give them the tools and the knowledge so whenever they start on their own, they're comfortable knowing that they did the job properly."
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