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Area Maintenance Manager

Buffalo, NY - Kennedy Rd.

Job Title:
Area Maintenance Manager

General Management (Group)

United States of America

New York


Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position is responsible for the management of maintenance to our assets in the field. This position will manage account/location/ramp specific maintenance needs and their associated costs to ensure quality repairs and maintain safety standards. The incumbent will orient and onboard new JBH operations staff emphasizing company and governmental safety practices. 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!

$500 Sign-On bonus, payout at hire.

$61,000 - $91,000/ annual

$150 Yearly Boot Allowance

40 hour guaranteed

Our Buffalo, NY location has been 1-year accident free! Win a yearly monetary award!

Additional benefits:


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!!

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Monitor the performance of service provider(s) to ensure they meet JBHT standards and remain withing budget 

  • Other duties as assigned 

  • Provide account support during start up process as required 

  • Foster and maintain communication and cooperation between operations and maintenance personnel 

  • Inspect JB Hunt equipment at assigned accounts and vendors; perform repairs as necessary 

  • Ensure parts and supplies for our vendors are available and shipped in a timely fashion to minimize parts costs and equipment downtime; maintain tire inspections and cost containment as required 

  • Utilize internal systems to monitor and track equipment needing service and campaigns; identify those units that are overdue and arrange to have these items completed as soon as possible 

  • Maintain the company's safety culture by promoting a safe work environment in compliance with federal and state regulations 

  • Act as a subject matter expert for accounts by consulting on maintenance policies and procedures; utilize continuous training to keep account personnel in the know.


Minimum Qualifications: 


High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 3-5 years of industry related experience 

Possess a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle record as per JBH standards.  


Preferred Qualifications 

  • Class A Driver's License 

  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds) 

  • Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE) 

  • Aptitude for learning new technologies/software applications and specialized equipment 

  • Basic analytical skills  

  • Basic budget experience 

  • Basic construction skills 

  • Experience in the transportation industry   

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment   

  • Experience working independently and as part of a team 

  • Organizational skills   

  • Problem solving skills  

  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills   

  • Research skills  

  • Self-motivated  

  • Travel up to 60%.

GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Facilities Management, Maintenance, Project Management, Transportation/Logistics

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

Job Opening ID:
00476531 Area Maintenance Manager (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 14 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.