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Trailer Mechanic


St Louis, MO - 8000 Hall Street, Bldg 8 Terminal





Job Title:
Trailer Mechanic

Department:
Maintenance

Country:
United States of America

State/Province:
Missouri

City:
St Louis

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:

Come join a team where family comes first and safety matters!

  • $1,500 Sign-On bonus, $500 paid out at hire, $1,000 paid out at 60 days

  • $16 - $27/ hour

  • $150 Yearly Boot Allowance

  • 40 hours guaranteed

  • Our St. Louis location is 3 years accident free! Win a monetary award!

Additional benefits:

  • Uniforms

  • 401(k) matching

  • Employee assistance program

  • Vacation, Sick, & Personal time

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

Be proud to come to work in a clean professional environment with vast opportunities for growth and advancement!!

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • With guidance, perform basic preventive maintenance tasks to include, but not limited to, tire replacements/flat repairs, brake adjustments/services/replacements, electrical diagnostics, basic structural repairs on trailer chassis, sub-frames, etc.

  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections under supervision of a certified technician as required

  • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and water-tight

  • Understand and demonstrate the basic use of a cutting torch and welding equipment; perform minor repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc.

  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs

  • Accurately complete work orders and other written materials according to established procedures

  • Operate assigned service truck in a professional manner and according to company requirements; keep unit clean and well stocked

  • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or rail yard


Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age for equipment up to 10,000 lbs or 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000 lbs

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

  • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • Commercial Driver’s License

  • Up to 1 year of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 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

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills  

  • Basic organizational skills 

  • Basic problem-solving skills

  • Basic time management skills  

  • Self-motivation


Education:
GED, High School

Work Experience:
Maintenance

Job Opening ID:
00434519 Trailer Mechanic (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.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.”


Posted 5 Days Ago

Full time

00434519


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