$12.00 - $13.00 hourly
Shrader Tire & Oil Melvindale, MI, USA
Apr 19, 2019Full time
Purpose: Directly responsible for all tire related services throughout fleet including mounting, installation, inventory, preventative maintenance, repairs, and documentation. This position is bonus eligible! Hours: M-F 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Essential Duties: Following the proper guidelines for the mounting and dismounting of tires (including inflation and deflation). Installing and removing mounted truck tires throughout fleet. Installing new/retread tires in shop Performing road calls Repairing truck tires and identifying non-repairable units. Ensuring preventative maintenance best practices including yard checks, visual inspections, tread depth checks, air pressure checks, identifying abuse and irregular wear patterns, and all related documentation. Counting accurately all tire inventories, including new tires, retreads, and casings. Controlling tires throughout the facility, including identification of units needed for removal or repair, and storage of inventory. Moving trucks throughout garage area and general vicinity of fleet yard. Maintaining the highest degree of safe work practices, including following all safety guidelines and regulations. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record Must have reliable transportation to and from work Must become proficient with the “Commercial Tire Service Training Program” which is sponsored by the Tire Industry Association. Must possess the technical skills to mount, dismount, deflate, inflate, repair, and handle commercial truck tires. This includes the ability to inspect and identify wheel components, and install, handle, and remove rim wheels. Must adhere to all safety guidelines including the use of restraining devices or barriers during inflation (tire cages). Must be able to identify any issues that may cause a tire to be deemed “un-repairable”, and any other related equipment problems that may cause a hazardous situation for the customer. Must have the ability to drive a commercial truck Physical Requirements: Position involves a substantial degree of physical work including the handling, lifting, and stacking of commercial truck tires and the operation of an air gun. Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds to heights ranging from waist high to above the head. Position will encompass excessive standing, walking, kneeling, stooping, lifting and carrying, reaching, pushing, and pulling. The job requires good finger dexterity, vision, hearing, speaking, and the ability to control powered tools. Position functions in different environments including indoors and outdoors. Outdoor work will experience seasonal temperature changes (extreme heat and cold), and other unpredictable weather elements. Work will be performed on a variety of surfaces including concrete, pavement, unpaved parking lots, slopes, uneven terrain, and slippery terrains. Position functions in areas of dirt, dust, fumes, noise, and vibrations. Position is non-exempt, with occasional overtime needed, especially during the busy season.