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Collison Repair Mechanic with Holiday Sign On Bonus!

Louisville, KY - Outer Loop

Job Title:
Collison Repair Mechanic with Holiday Sign On Bonus!


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level body repairs. This position is responsible for troubleshooting, rebuilding, repairing, and painting of J.B. Hunt tractors and other equipment. 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:

Holiday Bonus!

Get a $1,000 sign-on bonus on your first pay check!

Receive another $2,000 once you’ve worked 90 days!

$23 - $35 / hour

Key Responsibilities:
• Inspect damaged or wrecked equipment and perform valuations to create cost estimates for repairs
• Rebuild and paint wrecked trucks, hoods, and body parts with special focus on fiberglass and cosmetic repairs
• Demonstrate proficient technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and more difficult repairs as it pertains tractor maintenance including but not limited to the fuel system, battery, engine, drive train, onboard computer, transmission, air brake systems and FHWA Inspections
• Accurately perform intermediate level repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate understanding of company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines
• Troubleshoot tractor issues; work independently and seek assistance as needed
• Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures
• Maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers at all times
• Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs
• Adhere to safety standards and procedures including maintaining respirator log
• Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs
• Operate wrecker to move trucks into shop to be repaired
• Perform post-maintenance diagnostics and testing

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 18 years of age with 1-2 years of experience in body repair/ Semi-Tractor maintenance and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A/C Certification
  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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 
  • Proficient active listening skills 
  • Proficient computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer
  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills  
  • Proficient organizational skills 
  • Proficient problem solving skills
  • Proficient time management skills  
  • Self-motivation

High School, GED

Work Experience:

Job Opening ID:
00391990 Collison Repair Mechanic with Holiday Sign On Bonus! (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.”

Posted 9 Days Ago

Full time


About Us

Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

Headquartered in Northwest Arkansas, J.B. Hunt is a dominate force in transportation and logistics industry, 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.