Bridgestone Americas

Tire Technician - Mine

Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred
High School
Requisition ID
2017-110163
Posted Date
5/10/2017
US-FL-
33619
Functional Area
Commercial
Category
Service Technician

Overview

GCR is one of the nation’s largest full service Tire & Service companies. Our extensive network of tire stores provides greater availability for customers to purchase tires and related services.  GCR Tires & Service is a division of Bridgestone America's Tire Operations (BATO), providing outstanding service from well over 200 locations in 48 US States and Eastern Canada.  GCR Tires & Service has the right mix of service, new tire and re-tread knowledge to ensure the ongoing success of our customers.  Most of our locations also offer 24-hour roadside assistance. We offer a wide variety of passenger, light truck, medium truck, agricultural, industrial and off the road tires from brands such as Bridgestone, Firestone, and many more.

 

Bridgestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Summary

  • Ability to be on call for after hour calls  and/or night and weekend work possibilities

Responsibilities

TIRE SERVICE

Work daily at customer’s mining location (if applicable).

Service all sizes of OTR and mining equipment tires.

Use specialized hydraulic equipment when changing customer tires.

Provide preventative maintenance on a regularly scheduled basis on customers’ premises, inspect tires for wear, cuts, breaks, etc., and make appropriate recommendations to owner/operator, change tires and tubes, etc.

Observe need for services and opportunities to recommend additional purchase of tires, retreading, parts, or service work.

 

VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

Maintain tools, equipment and service truck in efficient operating condition.

Responsible for checking all fluid levels to insure a clean vehicle, both internal and external appearance.

Maintain a clean vehicle; both internal and external appearance.

Monitor and report any necessary repairs for equipment.

Adhere to all traffic and speed regulations.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

Assist in the upkeep of the cleanliness, orderliness and appearance of service area.

Attend meetings (staff, safety, etc.) held by Store Manager and/or Service Manager.

Perform jobs using proper and safe procedures at all times.

Use personal protective equipment according to regulations and policies.

Maintain equipment in good working order. Notify manager immediately of defects.

Be able to perform all duties/tasks of Tire Tech 1, 2 and 3.

Qualifications

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS:

Position requires:

Safety is critical – working near large tires.

Must be able to lift and/or move tires weighing between 30-250 lbs. with or without mechanical assistance.

Works without constant supervision.

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:

INDEPENDENT

Types of repairs necessary

Materials to best complete the service work requested.

Determine if replacement or repair is necessary.

 

REFERRED

Tire sales price.

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