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Mobile Trailer Mechanic

Joliet, IL - Centerpoint Way

Job Title:
Mobile Trailer Mechanic


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level troubleshooting and repair services of our tractors, trailers, chassis, containers, and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. 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 payout at hire, $1,000 paid out at 60 days.

  • $22 - $33/ hour

  • $150 Yearly Boot Allowance

  • 40 hours guaranteed

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 Mobile Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability. 

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrate foundational technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and basic repairs as it pertains to tractor maintenance including but not limited to the fuel system, battery, engine, drive train, onboard computer, transmission, air brake systems and FHWA Inspections.  

    • Complete AA and B Services, and oil changes. 

    • Accurately perform basic repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate proficiency in company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.  

    • Always maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers. 

    • Work independently and seek assistance as needed. 

    • 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 

    • Properly attend to truck inventory 

    • Troubleshoot and repair ABS system

    No roadside repairs – set shift schedule - No on call work! 


    Minimum Qualifications: 

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

    • 1 year of experience in Tractor maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience  

    • At least 1-year of experience in Federal Highway inspections and air brakes 

    • Willingness to work outdoors, in the elements. 

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


    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • 1-3 years of experience in trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

    • Commercial Driver's License 

    • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes 

    • Welding certification 

    • Forklift certification and experience 

    • 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  

    • Proficient active listening skills  

    • Proficient computer skills 

    • Proficient deductive reasoning skills   

    • Proficient inventory management skills 

    • Proficient organizational skills  

    • Proficient problem-solving skills

    GED, High School

    Work Experience:

    Commercial Driver's License - Class A - Department of Transportation

    Job Opening ID:
    00463735 Mobile 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 10 Days Ago

    Full time


    About Us

    Fortune 500 experience. Career advancement. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

    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.