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Parts Technician

Joliet, IL - 2050 Centerpoint Way


Job Title:
Parts Technician


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for providing mentorship to teammates to ensure parts are available to truck and trailer repair technicians. Will regularly delegate tasks involving the management of inventory stock levels, performance of audits, submit orders, and shipments of parts in order to maintain an adequate supply. Maintain all information systems, reports, and departmental support functions. Procure parts and services from external vendors at competitive prices and regularly interact with the maintenance leadership team. 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!  


  • $18 - $25 / Hr

  • $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. Part Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability. 


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Actively manage parts sales by effectively forecasting inventory turnover and replenishment; monitor inventory levels and order parts as required ensuring adequate supply based on sales information and re-ordering points 

  • Conduct Cycle Counts and periodic inventories as required 

  • Effectively manage and forecast the adequate storage requirements of ample and damage free inventory per the Company’s Warranty Retention and Core Management procedures  

  • Ensure compliance of safety policies and required items for Safety, OSHA, First Aid, etc. are well stocked and available for usage 

  • Ensure each unit has required inventory of equipment to determine usability and replacement of non-functional equipment. 

  • Fulfill parts requests by technicians and ensure parts are properly charged to the unit under repair 

  • Perform the daily full-time tasks of a technician in addition to the responsibilities of a Parts Manager on an as needed basis (e.g., order parts for stock orders, review with local vendors) 

  • Provide administrative support by copying and typing correspondence, maintaining records and filing  

  • Regularly gather management reports of parts usage, sales, and other timely data 

  • Retain/ ship parts and maintain JBHT information systems of parts and fuel to ensure proper quantity ordered and damage free, stock inbound parts to proper storage location and update information systems 

  • Ship and receive shop tools requiring repair or replacement 

  • Maintain a clean, well-ordered work environment free of trash and hazards 

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned 

  • Observe all Company safety requirements.


Minimum Qualifications: 

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

  • 1 year 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:  

  • 1-3 years of experience in Semi-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 (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Maintenance, Safety, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:
00500653 Parts 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 2 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.