Truck Service Tire Technicians
Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by GCR Tires & Service
To perform tire service and repair work as well as basic general service functions on customer vehicles (all sizes), fleet inspections, scrap tire analysis and other duties as required on Large and Giant mining tires and equipment.
- Rack and hoist vehicles for inspection.
- Complete written vehicle inspection with regard to tire service.
- Fleet inspections.
- Scrap tire analysis.
- Instruct other Tire Technicians in performing tire repair and general service.
- Dispatch (where applicable).
- Any other duties as assigned.
- Insure that service truck, all tools and equipment are in good operating condition.
- Perform pre-trip vehicle inspections at the beginning of each work day and immediately report operating problems or mechanical defects to the Service Manager.
- Check all fluid levels in truck and air compressor during pre-trip inspection.
- Maintain vehicle cleanliness (inside & out).
- Perform jobs using proper and safe procedures at all times.
- Use personal protective equipment according to regulations and policies.
- Maintain standards of cleanliness.
- Maintain supply stock of tread rubber and repair materials and advise manager when replenishment is necessary.
- Maintain equipment in good working order. Notify manager immediately of defects.
- Be able to perform all duties/tasks of Tire Tech 1 and 2
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS:
- Must have a valid driver's license.
- A High School Diploma or GED
- At least 2-3 years of strong automotive mechanical diagnosis, problem-solving and repair experience.
- Pre-employment drug test/physical/ background check will help assure we build teams of people who can best work with others and serve customer needs.
- Must be able to lift and/or move tires weighing between 30-250 lbs. with or without mechanical assistance.
- Operate forklift as required with proper certification.
- Environment is very hot during summer months and cold during winter months.
- Exposure to various chemicals used in cleaning, lubrication, etc.
- Frequent bending, twisting and lifting.
- Repetitive and sustained exertions, forceful exertions, awkward postures, mechanical stress concentrations, vibrations.
NATURE OF DECISION-MAKING:
- Types of repairs necessary.
- Material to best complete the service work requested.
- Determine if replacement or repair is necessary.