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Diesel Tractor Mechanic

Toledo, OH
J.B. Hunt Transport Services

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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 always meet J. B. Hunt specifications. 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:

[**$1,500 Sign on Bonus to qualified candidates, subject to approval.**]

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.


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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

  • 18 years of age with 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A/C Certification

  • 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 

  • 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-motivated

[**$1,500 Sign on Bonus to qualified candidates, subject to approval.**]


GED, High School

Work Experience:



Job Opening ID:

00363893 Diesel Tractor 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.”

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