Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Tire Technician 2 - Fleet

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    2017-114161
    Posted Date
    7/17/2017
    Location
    US-VA-Richmond
    Zip Code
    23234
    Functional Area
    Service
    Category
    Service Technician
  • Overview

    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

    Responsibilities

    TIRE SERVICE

     

    Perform service (mount, balance, rotate, and repair tires) and repair work for customers as directed by Service Manager (both

    inside and mobile).

    Section repairs.

    Fleet inspections.

    Responsible for safe operation of company vehicles including compliance with speed and traffic regulations.

    Insure truck is adequately supplied with tubes, repair materials, and replacement tires before departing store location to

    handle service calls.

    Any other duties as assigned.

     

    VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

     

    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).

     

    MISCELLANEOUS

    Perform jobs using proper and safe procedures at all times.

    Use personal protective equipment according to regulations and policies.

    Maintain standards of cleanliness.

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

    Be able to perform all duties/tasks of Tire Tech 1.

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS:

     

    Position requires:

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

    • 100+ pounds of pressure when pushing tires.

    • 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.

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

     

    In order to progress to Tire Technician 3 the following is required:

    • TIA level 3 certification (U.S. only)

    • 2+ years applicable experience at Tire Technician 2 proficiency level

    • Satisfactory work, safety and attendance record

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