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Trailer Technician

Salt Lake City, UT - 5995 W 300 S


Job Title:
Trailer Technician


United States of America


Salt Lake City

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under close supervision, this position is responsible for performing basic maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis and other equipment. Technicians must be able to 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 bonus, $500 payout at hire.

$19.59 - $28.88/ hour

$150 Yearly Boot Allowance

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!!

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

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


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, basic repairs as it pertains to trailer maintenance, air brake systems, and FHWA Inspections. 

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

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

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.  

  • Work independently and seek assistance as needed. 


 Minimum Qualifications:   

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

  • 2-3 years of experience in Semi-Tractor/Trailer 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. 

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

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 

  • 3-4 years of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Commercial Drivers 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.  

  • Advanced active listening skills.

  • Advanced computer skills. 

  • Advanced deductive reasoning skills. 

  • Advanced inventory management skills. 

  • Advanced organizational skills. 

  • Advanced problem-solving skills. 

  • Advanced time management skills.  

  • Customer Service Skills may be the face of account/ramp repairs. 

  • Self-motivation. 

GED, High School

Job Opening ID:
00492215 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.

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 19 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.