Website J.B. Hunt Transport Services

Mobile Trailer Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Mobile Trailer Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Bethlehem, PA, United States
Company J.B. Hunt Transport Services

Company Profile

J.B. Hunt Transport specializes in technology-driven freight shipping for large and small businesses. The company is a third-party logistics (3PL) provider and one of the largest transportation logistics companies.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Mobile Trailer Mechanic who will be 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.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • 1 year of experience in Semi-Tractor/Trailer maintenance and repair or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 1-year of experience in Federal highway inspections and air brakes
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines


  • Accurately complete work orders and other written materials according to established procedures
  • 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
  • Patch holes in trailer/container side panels and roofs ensuring all holes are sealed and watertight
  • Perform annual AA Trailer and FHWA Brake Inspections sign off
  • 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.
  • Properly attend to truck inventory
  • Properly document damage to company equipment to allow subrogation of repair costs.
  • Troubleshoot and repair ABS system
  • Understand and demonstrate the proficient use of a cutting torch and welding equipment and perform mid-level repairs on chassis, frames, brackets, etc.


  • 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
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections and Air Brakes
  • EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License
  • Forklift certification and experience
  • Proficient active listening skills
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills
  • Proficient inventory management skills
  • Proficient organizational skills
  • Proficient problem-solving skills
  • Welding certification

Employer’s Statement

J.B. Hunt Transport is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company 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.

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