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Mobile Trailer Mechanic- 1 yr EXP Req'd

Company: J.B. Hunt
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: September 19, 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!

  • $21 - $32/ hour
  • $150 Yearly Boot Allowance
  • 40 hours guaranteed
  • Our Cedar Rapids location is 17 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 VisionBe 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.
      • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections sign off
      • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and watertight
      • Understand and demonstrate the proficient use of a cutting torch and welding equipment and perform mid-level repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc.
      • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs
      • Accurately complete work orders and other written materials according to established procedures
      • Operate assigned service truck in a professional manner and according to company requirements; keep unit clean and well stocked
      • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or rail yard
      • Properly attend to truck inventory
      • Troubleshoot and repair ABS system

        Minimum Qualifications:
        • 18 years of age for equipment up to 10,000 lbs or 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000 lbs
        • Willingness to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends if needed
        • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines.

          Preferred Qualifications:
          • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
          • Commercial Driver's License
          • Up to 1 year of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
          • 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
          • Basic active listening skills
          • Basic computer skills
          • Basic deductive reasoning skills
          • Basic organizational skills
          • Basic problem-solving skills
          • Basic time management skills
          • Self-motivation

Keywords: J.B. Hunt, Cedar Rapids , Mobile Trailer Mechanic- 1 yr EXP Req'd, IT / Software / Systems , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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