Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Alignment & Tire Technician

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    2018-129649
    Posted Date
    3/14/2018
    Location
    US-UT-West Valley City
    Zip Code
    84120
    Functional Area
    Service
    Category
    Automotive 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

    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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