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Sr. Yard Spotter

Kansas City, MO - NE Birmingha


Job Title:
Sr. Yard Spotter

Production & Skilled Trades

United States of America


Kansas City

Full/Part Time:
Full time

Job Summary:
Under close supervision, this position is responsible for positioning truck tractors and trailers to ensure a safe and efficient operation by moving equipment to and from loading docks, maintenance bays, customer yards, and other designated areas. This role will be required to leave designated areas and operate machinery on public highway and must possess an up to date CDL. 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!

  • New Competitive Pay Scales!

  • $150 Yearly Boot Allowance

  • 40 hours guaranteed

  • Our Kansas City location is 10 years accident free! Win a monetary award!

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:

  • Moves and positions equipment on company or customer facilities according to operations and maintenance needs.
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned
  • Observes all Company safety requirements.
  • Operates equipment on public highways according to all DOT, Federal, state and local regulations.
  • Performs daily yard checks including inventory and counts • Inspects truck equipment and gear for safe operation and compliance with DOT regulations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent; OR up to 1 year of related experience and/or training; OR equivalent combination of education, certifications, military, or other experiences
  • Valid Class A CDL
  • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines
  • Ability to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed
  • Smith System certification
  • Ability to pass DOT physical

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to exercise discretion
  • Ability to multitask
  • Ability to work both independently/autonomously Proficient active listening skills Proficient organizational skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements of the job including: lifting above 50 lbs., bending, stooping, pushing, and pulling
  • Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE)

GED (Required), High School (Required)

Work Experience:
Maintenance, Safety, Transportation/Logistics

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

Job Opening ID:
00530604 Sr. Yard Spotter (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 10 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.