Diesel Mechanic

J.B. Hunt Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

Job Title:

Diesel Mechanic




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, this position is responsible for performing intermediate level maintenance, service, and repair of J.B. Hunt tractors and other equipment. Technicians must be able to troubleshoot issues 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 in addition to overtime; it requires full-time attendance.

Job Description:

Come join a team where family comes first and safety matters!

  • $1,500 Sign-On bonus, $500 paid out at hire, $1,000 paid out at 60 days

  • $23.17-$35.22 / Hour

  • $150 Yearly Boot Allowance

  • 40 hours guaranteed

Additional Benefits:

  • Uniforms

  • 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!!

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate proficient technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement of parts/components and more difficult repairs as it pertains to tractor maintenance including but not limited to the fuel system, battery, engine, drive train, onboard computer, transmission, air brake systems and FHWA Inspections.

  • Accurately perform intermediate level repairs to company and manufacturer's specifications, complete work orders, and demonstrate understanding of 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.

  • Troubleshoot tractor issues; work independently and seek assistance as needed.

  • Participate in Original Equipment Manufacture training for OE repairs.

  • May assist with the onboarding and mentoring of new Tractor Technician trainees.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age.

  • 1-2 years of experience in Semi-Tractor 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 if needed.

  • A/C Certification.

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

  • 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.

  • Proficient active listening skills.

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

  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills.

  • Proficient organizational skills.

  • Proficient problem-solving skills.

  • Proficient time management skills.

  • Self-motivation.


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Job Opening ID:

00462979 Diesel Mechanic (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. 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.

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