Trailer Technician – JB Hunt – Cedar Rapids, IA

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JB Hunt

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$16 – $33 an hour

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401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account

Full Job Description

Come join our team and stay awhile!

  • $2,500 paid on your first year anniversary and another $2,500 after 2 years of service with JB Hunt!
  • $500 Sign-On bonus, $5,000 Retention Bonus!
  • 10% Shift Differential Potential
  • $16 – $33/ Hour
  • Yearly Boot Program
  • Safety: 16-year 0 accident record at our Cedar Rapids location! Win a yearly monetary award!

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate foundational knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components, basic repairs as it pertains to trailer maintenance, air brake systems, and FHWA Inspections.
  • Accurately perform basic repairs to company and manufacturer specifications, complete work orders, demonstrate proficiency in company requirements for standard repair times (SRT) and warranty guidelines.
  • Always maintain professional communication with JB Hunt personnel and customers.
  • Understand and effectively follow all shop safety procedures.
  • Work independently and seek assistance as needed.

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.
  • 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 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.

“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. is committed to basing employment decisions on the principles of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, persons with disabilities, protected veterans or other bases by applicable law.

Location: Prairie Val, Cedar Rapids, IA

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.00 – $33.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 4×10

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

Work Location: One location

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