Tire Technician

Vehicle Tire Technicians are responsible for maintaining the tires of the vehicle fleet. This position routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, and squatting. Vehicle tire technicians are exposed to extreme weather conditions and shop environment, as well as traffic during road calls.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:
  • Maintain tires of fleet vehicles in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Inspect fleet vehicle tires, wheels, and related components per company maintenance schedules.
  • Identify and replace work tires, wheels, and related components.
  • Mount and dismount tires.
  • Perform tire-related roadside replacement.
  • Maintain and secures tire inventory and tire equipment to ensure safe working order.
  • Perform routine housekeeping duties related to tire inventory, tools, shop, and work areas.
  • Professional interaction with internal and external customers.
  • May assist in other areas of the vehicle maintenance shop as needed.
  • Maintain accurate records (time, repair orders and parts usage) on computer.
  • Other duties as assigned.


REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, and climbing).
  • Good mechanical aptitude with basic knowledge of tire repair and replacement.
  • Six months or more related experience. Current TIA certification preferred or willingness and ability to obtain from internal training during employment.
  • General knowledge of components of truck wheels and tires.
  • Ability to move, stack, and store wheels, tires, and other heavy components alone or with the aid of equipment.
  • Must be able to use torque and impact wrenches.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Must possess necessary tools to perform assigned tasks.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.
  • Familiarity with using a computer.


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Tire service experience with experience with heavy tandem-axle vehicle wheels and tires preferred.
  • Must have at least a valid driver’s license, CDL preferred.
  • A valid DOT medical card or able to obtain prior to hire, preferred.
  • Must be able to produce satisfactory pre-employment drug test and background check results.


PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair facility.
  • Possible exposure to high traffic conditions while performing road calls.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.