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Service Writer

Joppa, MD - Philadelphia


Job Title:
Service Writer

Production & Skilled Trades

United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for operating the service desk, creating repair orders, and assigning work in an efficient manner. 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!   

$17 - $23 / hour

40 hours guaranteed 


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:  

  • Keep maintenance information systems updated with ETAs at all times 

  • Observe all Company safety requirements  

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned 

  • Advise operations/customer of needed service work or repair campaigns, as well as suggest additional labor, parts and body shop sales whenever possible (i.e., Preventive Maintenance Inspections, related service work, etc.)  

  • Inform the Service Manager of all driver/customer complaints to be resolved before the vehicle leaves the shop  

  • Input repair order information to data processing system and close repair orders  

  • Coordinate repair orders with Service Manager and Shop Foremen for proper work scheduling of shop operations; ensure drivers/customers receive the most expedient service available through questioning and understanding repair requests  

  • Arrange and create outsource forms for vendors to conduct repairs at the shop  

  • Assist drivers and callers with general questions and/or direction  

  • Create repair orders and passing work to technicians 


Minimum Qualifications:  

  • High School Diploma or GED; or up to 1 year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of experience and education  

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


Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Ability to exercise discretion  

  • Ability to make time-sensitive decisions   

  • Ability to multitask  

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team  

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills   

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment   

  • Proficient active listening skills  

  • Proficient organizational skills  

  • Proficient time management skills   

  • Self-motivation  

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

  • Basic Customer Service Skills 

  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements of the job including lifting above 50 lbs., bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling. 

GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Maintenance, Technical Writing, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:
00496625 Service Writer (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 16 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.