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Lead Maintenance Technician

Rose Hill, NC - 469 Yellow Cut Rd


Job Title:
Lead Maintenance Technician


United States of America

North Carolina

Rose Hill

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for performing complex maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt tractors, trailers, 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 is responsible for the management of inventory stock levels, performance of audits, submitting orders, and shipments of parts in order to maintain an adequate supply.

Job Description:
Come join a team where family comes first and safety matters!

New Competitive Pay Scales!

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus

$150 Yearly Boot Allowance

40 Hours Guaranteed

Additional Benefits:


401(K) Matching

Employee Assistance Program

Vacation, Sick & Personal Time

Paid Holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Medical, Dental and Vision After 30 days!

Be proud to come to work in a clean professional environment with vast opportunities for growth and advancement!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate advanced technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of part/components, and complex repairs as it pertains to tractor-trailer maintenance including but not limited to the air brake systems, fuel system, battery, engine, drive train, onboard computer, transmission, air brake systems and FHWA Inspections.

  • Accurately perform the most difficult repairs to company and manufacturer’s specifications, complete work orders, and exceed requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.

  • Always maintain professional communication with J.B. Hunt personnel and customers.

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose tractor-trailer issues, develop innovative solutions, and work independently.

  • Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs.

  • Schedule inbound equipment and maintain estimated running time so that repairs are assigned in order of priority; ensure equipment status is updated continually to maximize utilization.

  • Maintain the company’s safety culture by promoting a safe work environment in compliance with federal and state regulations, conduct safety meetings, mock OSHA inspections, model safe work habits, etc.

  • 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.

  • 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 J.B. Hunt 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent.

  • 18 years of age.

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively.

  • Ability to read documents and/or information in English.

  • 5 or more years of experience in tractor-trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • DOT Certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.

  • A/C Certification

  • Advanced welding skills (MIG and stick).

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

  • Basic tools are required to successfully perform this role. These tools must be supplied by the employee in most locations. Employees without their own tools may obtain them through toolbox purchase program.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Ability to act professionally.

  • Ability to multitask.

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

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

  • Ability to document information and make quick decisions.

  • Advanced active listening skills.

  • Advanced computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer.

  • Advanced deductive reasoning skills.

  • Advanced organizational skills.

  • Advanced problem-solving skills.

  • Advanced time management skills.

  • Ability to work under minimal direction.

  • Self-motivation

GED, High School

Work Experience:
Maintenance, Safety, Transportation/Logistics

Job Opening ID:
00523284 Lead Maintenance 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 34 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.