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J.B. Hunt Transport Mobile Technician II in Joliet, Illinois

Job Title:

Mobile Technician II




United States of America





Full/Part Time:

Full time

Job Summary:

Under routine supervision, this position is 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.

Job Description:

This position could be filled as a Mobile Technician I, Mobile Technician II, or Sr Mobile Technician.

Key Responsibilities:

  • No Roadside repairs, set shift schedule

  • Perform intermediate level troubleshooting and preventive maintenance tasks to include, but not limitedto: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.

  • Follow all safety requirements while at a customer or rail yard.

  • Properly attend to truck inventory.

  • Troubleshoot and repair ABS system.

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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 18 years of age for equipment up to 10,000lbs

  • OR 21 years of age for equipment over 10,000lbs

  • 1 year of experience in Semi-Tractor/Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience 

  • Illustrate a clean motor vehicle record as per JB Hunt guidelines

  • At least 1-year of experience in Federal highway inspections and 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 

  • Proficient active listening skills

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Proficient deductive reasoning skills  

  • Proficient inventory management skills

  • Proficient organizational skills 

  • Proficientproblem-solvingskills

  • Proficient time management skills  

  • Self-motivation

  • CommercialDriversLicense

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DOT certified in FHWA Inspections & Air Brakes

  • Welding certification

  • Forklift certification and experience

  • EPA section 608 certification and Refrigeration License

  • 1-4years of experience in Semi-Trailer maintenance and repair and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Commercial Driver's License - Class A - Department of Transportation

Job Opening ID:

00369041 Mobile Technician II (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.”

Fortune 500 experience. Career growth opportunities. Nationwide relocation possibilities.

These are just a few things you'll find at J.B. Hunt. Whether you have a passion for operations, sales, engineering or information technology, we can help jumpstart your career with challenging opportunities that will help you reach your maximum potential.

Why J.B. Hunt?

We take our investment in you seriously - our future success depends on you. Be an innovator with a leading transportation company and work alongside some of the brightest minds in the industry. At J.B. Hunt, we strongly believe in promoting from within based on performance and potential, the sky is the limit for your career.

What are we looking for?

We look for high-energy, forward-thinking individuals who are interested in a career with a leader in the transportation industry. We seek exceptional people of diverse backgrounds who have the vision to carry our business forward. J.B. Hunt offers a variety of opportunities spanning across the nation.

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.