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Mobile Trailer Mechanic- 1 yr EXP Req'd

Company: J.B. Hunt
Location: Phenix City
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level troubleshooting and repair services of our tractors, trailers, chassis, containers, and power equipment at a customer site or rail yard using a mobile service truck. 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!

  • $20- $30
  • $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. level Mobile Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability.

      No roadside repairs - set shift schedule - No on call work!

      Key Responsibilities:
      • Perform intermediate level 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.
      • Troubleshoot and repair ABS system
      • Properly attend to truck inventory
      • May assist with the onboarding and mentoring of new Tractor Technician trainees
      • 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 10,000lbs or 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000lbs
        • 1 year 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; 1-3 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 and 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
          • Proficient active listening skills
          • Proficient computer skills
          • Proficient deductive reasoning skills
          • Proficient inventory management skills
          • Proficient organizational skills
          • Proficient problem solving skills
          • Proficient time management skills
          • Self-motivation

Keywords: J.B. Hunt, Columbus , Mobile Trailer Mechanic- 1 yr EXP Req'd, IT / Software / Systems , Phenix City, Georgia

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