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Tractor Mechanic

Windsor Locks, CT - Spring Street


Job Title:
Tractor Mechanic


United States of America


Windsor Locks

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position acts as a subject matter expert for Tractor Technicians. The Senior is responsible for performing complex maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt tractors 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!

$28 - $36/hr!

$150 Yearly Boot Allowance

Win a yearly monetary award for shop safety!

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:  

  • Demonstrate advanced technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, and complex repairs as it pertains to tractor maintenance including but not limited to the 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.  

  • Complete secondary maintenance on escalated repairs.  

  • Always maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers 

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.  

  • Troubleshoot tractor issues, develop innovative solutions, and work independently under minimal direction. 

  • Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs.  

  • May onboard and mentor new Tractor Technician trainees. 

  • Act as team lead to include beginning or ending shifts. 


Minimum Qualifications  

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 

  • 18 years of age. 

  • 3 or more years of experience in Semi-Tractor 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. 

  • A/C Certification. 

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes. 

  • 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:  

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 

  • 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 and/or comfortable working with a computer. 

  • Advanced deductive reasoning skills. 

  • Advanced organizational skills. 

  • Advanced problem-solving skills. 

  • Advanced time management skills.   

  • Self-motivation. 

GED, High School

Work Experience:

Job Opening ID:
00527885 Tractor Mechanic (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 30 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.