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Trailer Mechanic Technician Trainee

East Syracuse, NY - 5914 Butternut Dr

Job Title:
Trailer Mechanic Technician Trainee


United States of America

New York

East Syracuse

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under close supervision, this position is responsible for gaining foundational knowledge of tools, equipment, shop safety, and J.B. Hunt Shop rules, policies, and procedures. The incumbent will learn to become efficient in, but not limit to, Air Brake Systems and FHWA Inspections and the general repairs associated with them. 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:

$15.50 / hour!

Key Responsibilities:   

  • Shadow a more senior team member to learn to perform repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications complete work orders, and train to be efficient in company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.  

  • Train to become efficient in routine preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, basic repair as it pertains to air brake systems and FHWA Inspections.  

  • Always maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers 

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures. 

  • Minimum Qualifications:   

    • 18 years of age 

    • Willingness to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed 


    Preferred Qualifications  

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent 

    • 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  

    • Basic active listening skills  

    • Basic computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer 

    • Basic deductive reasoning skills

    • Basic organizational skills  

    • Basic time management skills 

    • Self-motivation 

GED, High School

Job Opening ID:
00394812 Trailer Mechanic Technician Trainee (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 2 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.