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Sr Trailer Technician

Kansas City, MO - NE Birmingha


Job Title:
Sr Trailer Technician


United States of America


Kansas City

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position acts as a subject matter expert for Trailer Technicians. The Senior is responsible for performing complex maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis and other equipment. Technicians must be able to troubleshoot, diagnose, 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!

  • $500 Sign-on, payout at hire

  • $21.06-$32.02 / hour

  • $150 Yearly Boot Allowance

  • 40 hours guaranteed

  • Our Kansas City location has been 8 years accident free! Win a yearly 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 Mechanic depending on verified years of experience and position availability. 

  • 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.

  • 1 year 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.

  • 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.  

  • Basic welding skills (MIG and stick).

  • Self-motivation.

GED, High School

Job Opening ID:
00478568 Sr Trailer Technician (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 8 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.