Bridgestone Americas

Alignment, Brake & Front End Technician

Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Degree Preferred
High School
Requisition ID
2017-123109
Posted Date
12/7/2017
US-TX-Austin
78722
Functional Area
Service

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

Performs general service work specific to alignment, brake, and front end. Advises sales representatives concerning possible issues and makes recommendations.

Responsibilities

CUSTOMER SERVICE (90%)

Performs general service work, changing tires and tubes, making alignments, making tire/tube repairs, installing auto supplies and parts, brakes, shocks, muffler and exhaust system, etc.

Tests, removes, charges, fills, and installs batteries, cleans terminals, replaces battery cables, etc.

Keep batteries in stock properly charged, clean and ready for sale, testing before, installation.

Removes wheels on trucks in for service work. Checks all vehicles for needed additional services. Advises sales representations concerning problems and makes appropriate recommendations for solving difficulties.

Any other duties as assigned.

 

MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTIONS (10%)

Sweeps floors.

Cleans restrooms.

Performs miscellaneous tasks in store as directed by store manager/service manager.

Qualifications

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.

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