Tire Technician
Company: Snider Fleet Solutions
Location: TX
Category: General, Mechanics, Transportation, Skilled & Trades
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 5/25/2018
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reports To:  Branch Manager/ Service Manager

 

Summary:  Repairs damaged tires of heavy duty trucks & trailers, and other vehicles by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Raises vehicle with hydraulic jack, and unbolts wheel with lug wrench.
  • Removes wheel from vehicle by hand or, when repairing giant tires of heavy equipment, by use of power hoist.
  • Locates puncture in tubeless tire by visual inspection or by immersing inflated tire in water bath and observing air bubbles emerging from puncture.
  • Seals puncture in tubeless tire by inserting adhesive material and expanding rubber plug into puncture.
  • Separates tubed tire from wheel with rubber mallet and metal bar or mechanical tire changer.
  • Removes inner tube from tire and inspects tire casing for defects, such as holes and tears.
  • Deliver or pick up mounted and loose tires from customer.
  • Glues boot (tire patch) over rupture in tire casing.
  • Inflates inner tube and immerses it in water to locate leak.
  • Buffs defective area of inner tube, using scraper, and patches tube with adhesive rubber patch or seals rubber patch to tube with hot vulcanizing plate.
  • Reassembles tire onto wheel, and places wheel on balancing machine to determine counterweights required to balance wheel.
  • Hammers required counterweights onto rim of wheel.
  • Cleans sides of white wall tires and remounts wheel onto vehicle.
  • Must be available to work a rotating on call schedule.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

 

Education/Experience: No prior experience or training. Tire changing experience is strongly preferred.

 

Language Ability: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Math Ability: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Smart Phone, I Pad word processing software.

 

Certificates and Licenses: Class C Driver's License

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather);extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather) and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The employee must regularly lift and /or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.

ADDRESS:
TX
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