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Trailer Mechanic Technician, Holiday Sign on Bonus


Cedar Rapids, IA - Prairie Val





Job Title:
Trailer Mechanic Technician, Holiday Sign on Bonus

Department:
Maintenance

Country:
United States of America

State/Province:
Iowa

City:
Cedar Rapids

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis and other equipment. Technicians must be able to troubleshoot issues 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 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!

Applicants can be considered for I, II, or Sr. Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability. 

 

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Demonstrate proficient knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and more difficult repairs as it pertains trailer maintenance, air brake systems and FHWA Inspections May aid in the troubleshooting and repair of specialized trailer equipment such as refrigerated units May assist with the onboarding and mentoring of new Trailer Technician trainees 

  • Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs 

  • Troubleshoot trailer 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 

  • 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 


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:  

  • 18 years of age. 

  • 1-2 years of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience; willingness to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed. 

  • A/C Certification. 

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes. 

 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 

  • EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License 

  • 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  

  • Knowledge of ABS systems 

  • 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 

  • Proficient welding skills (MIG and stick) 

  • Self-motivation. 

**$3,000 Sign On bonus for qualified candidate, subject to approval.**


Education:
GED, High School

Work Experience:
Maintenance

Job Opening ID:
00394197 Trailer Mechanic Technician, 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 6 Days Ago

Full time

00394197


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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.