Bridgestone Americas

Tire Technician 1

Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Requisition ID
2017-118697
Posted Date
9/26/2017
US-CA-San Bernardino
92411
Functional Area
Service
Category
Service Technician

Overview

Bridgestone Mileage Sales is a Division of the Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc.  Bridgestone Americas, Inc.,  is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

 

Responsibilities

TIRE SERVICE

  • Mounting, balancing, rotating, and repairing all types of tires from passenger to large trucks.
  • Check for needed additional service.
  • Clean and paint used tires and place in used tire stock.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

GENERAL SERVICE 

 

  • Drive vehicles to deliver and pick up merchandise.
  • Move customer’s vehicles.
  • Stock and assist with physical inventory.
  • Maintain tools, equipment, and service truck in efficient operating condition, keep clean (inside & out).
  • Unload and load tire and related items from truck as required.
  • Adhere to all traffic and speed regulations.
  • Operate a forklift (depending on facility)
  • Sweep floors, clean restrooms, perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
  • Attend meetings held by Store Service Manager.
  • Process all necessary paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Observe all safety rules and procedures associated with performance of duties.
  • Use personal protective equipment according to regulations and policies

Qualifications

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS:

Position requires:

  • 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 over 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • 100+ pounds of pressure when pushing tires.
  • 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 2 the following is required: 

  • TIA level 2 certification (U.S. only) within first 2 weeks of employment
  • TIA level 3 certification within 2 years from date of hire
  • 1-2 years applicable experience at Tire Technician 1 proficiency level
  • Satisfactory work, safety and attendance record

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