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Mobile Trailer Mechanic- 1 yr EXP Req'd

Company: J.B. Hunt
Location: Bethlehem
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

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!

$21 - $33 / hour

$150 Yearly Boot Allowance!

40 hour guaranteed!

10% shift differential!

Our Bethlehem location has been accident free for over 3 years! Win a yearly monetary award!

Additional benefits:


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!!

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.

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

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

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Properly attend to service truck parts inventory.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair ABS system and specialized equipment including refrigerated units, lift gates, and frame alignment.
  • Oversee recall campaigns and sign off on completion.


    Minimum Qualifications:

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

      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 Driver ' s License .
      • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & 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.
        Associated topics: business, commercial, lead, manager, manager ii, manager iii, manager iv, office manager, resident, senior care

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

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