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Mobile Trailer Mechanic

Lancaster, MA - Lunenburg Rd


Job Title:
Mobile Trailer Mechanic


United States of America



Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under general supervision, this position acts as a subject matter expert for Mobile Technicians. The Senior is responsible for performing complex maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. 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.  

Job Description:

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

  • $28-$35 per hour!

  • $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!! 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform complex diagnostics, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance tasks to include, but not limited to, tire replacements/flat repairs, brake adjustments/services/replacements, electrical diagnostics, basic structural repairs on trailer chassis, sub-frames, etc
  • Oversee recall campaigns and sign off on completion
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair ABS system and specialized equipment including regrigerated units, lift gates, and frame alignment
  • Properly attend to service truck parts inventory
  • May onboard and mentor new Tractor Technician trainees; act as team lead to include beginning or ending shifts; delegate work to team members to see repairs to completion
  • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or rail yard
  • Operate assigned service truck in a professional manner and according to company requirements; keep unit clean and well stocked
  • Accurately complete work orders and other written materials according to established procedures
  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs
  • Understand and demonstrate the proficient use of a cutting torch and welding equipment and perform mid-level repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc
  • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and water tight
  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections sign off


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age for equipment up to 10,000 lbs or 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000 lbs with 2-3 years of experience in Semi-Tractor/Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines.
  • 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; 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
  • At least 1-year of experience in Federal highway inspections and 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

Work Experience:
Maintenance, Transportation/Logistics

Commercial Driver's License - Class A - Department of Transportation

Job Opening ID:
00528007 Mobile Trailer 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 3 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.