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J.B. Hunt Transport Trailer Mechanic Technician in Olathe, Kansas

Job Title:

Trailer Mechanic Technician




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Part time

Job Summary:

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for performing basic maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt trailers, containers, chassis and other equipment. Technicians must be able to 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:

Applicants can be considered for I, II, or Sr. Trailer Technician depending on verified years of experience and position availability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge ofpreventativemaintenance, replacement of parts/components, basic repairs as it pertainstotrailer maintenance, air brake systems, and FHWAInspections.

  • Accurately perform basic repairs to company and manufacturer specifications, complete work orders,demonstrateproficiencyin company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.

  • Alwaysmaintainprofessional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers.

  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.

  • Work independently and seekassistanceasneeded.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age.

  • 1 year of experience in Semi-Trailer 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 ifneeded.

Preferred Qualification s:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • DOTcertified inFHWAInspections & Air Brakes.

  • Ability to communicate (written and verbal)effectively.

  • Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds).

  • Ability tomultitask. 

  • Ability to read documents and/or information inEnglish.

  • Ability to wearappropriate workattire (protective gear/PPE).

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of ateam. 

  • Basic active listening skills. 

  • Basic computer skills and/or comfortable working with a computer.

  • Basic deductive reasoning skills.  

  • Basic organizational skills.

  • Basic time management skills.  

  • Basic welding skills (MIG and stick).

  • Self-motivation.


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Job Opening ID:

00412556 Trailer Mechanic Technician (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. affirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in all terms and conditions of employment. J.B. Hunt is committed to both the spirit and the letter of affirmative action law and continues its good-faith efforts to comply with all applicable government laws and regulations. The company is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity. J.B. Hunt will recruit, hire, compensate, offer benefits to, upgrade, train, layoff, terminate, and/or promote individuals without discrimination in regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, or other bases by applicable law.

J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc. offers reasonable accommodation in the employment process for individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance in the application process due to a disability, you may request accommodation at any time by calling 1-800-777-4968.