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Commercial Tire Technician

Company: Johnson Equipment Sales & Service Inc
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Leonard's Express, Inc. and Johnson Equipment Sales and Service are expanding their operations in Caldwell, ID. We are looking for a Commercial Tire Technician to help us manage our fleet. The ideal candidate should have good communication skills and be able to perform physically demanding tasks. Ultimately, an outstanding tire technician can work quickly and efficiently, while maintaining the high standards of Johnson Equipment. To compensate for the hard work we offer competitive pay, benefits and more.What is in it for you?Competitive weekly payComprehensive benefits package including medical (Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield), prescription drug, vision, dental plan and a wellness programFull timeDay shift$19 to $21 per hour based on experienceCompany paid life insurance coverage401K with up to 5% matchPaid time off and paid holidaysCareer advancement opportunitiesWho is the ideal candidate?Number one, a willingness to learn!Self motivated with a strong work ethicCandidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.?without company sponsorship now or in the futureMust have a valid driver's license and meet commercial driver qualification requirements, including being at least 21 years of ageDon't worry, we will also consider applicants who are/have:Ability to perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time including light and heavy lifting, including commercial tires and wheels, standing, bending, and squattingCommitment?to follow all safety procedures and work in a safe manner?Mechanical aptitude plus strong oral and written communication abilityWe are willing to train if we find a motivated candidate with transferrable skillsWe prefer these qualifications:HS Diploma with related experience Commercial tire/road service experience*** This position is paid weekly ******* Over time is available at a higher hourly rate ****Full Job Details Follow: The Commercial Tire Technician is responsible for diagnosing equipment failures and repairing equipment in accordance to Johnson Equipment standards. The Commercial Tire Technician must have minimal training on class 8 equipment. All job duties must be performed in a way that promotes safe practices in accordance with Leonard's established safety programs. DutiesCompletes a daily yard check via a service truck to compile a daily worklistInspects and assesses tire tread levels, wear patterns, valve quality, and overall health Determines repairable tire conditions and makes appropriate repairs Identifies mismatched tires and completes dismounting, mounting, and repairing as requiredCompletes the majority of daily work in the yard with the company service truckPerforms match mounting, match mating dual assemblies, and radial runout as necessary?Inflates tires to prescribed PSI per load requirements Removes tires and send them off-site for retreading or repair as neededPreforms preventative trailer maintenance inspectionsTroubleshoots mechanic failuresTests equipment and diagnoses equipment and trailer malfunctionsReplaces trailer light chord, air lines, mud flaps, hangers, marker lights & reflective tapeMakes repairs to warn or damaged partsFollows all safety protocols to include wearing protective gear and maintain a clean and safe work environment Provides quality repairs and achieves time per repair standardsMaintains compliance to parts procedures Complies with DOT regulations including driver's license for class of truck operatedPerforms other related duties as assigned

Skills and AbilitiesBased on the essential duties and responsibilities of the position, the Commercial Tire Technician should have a number of professional skills and abilities:Good interpersonal and customer service skills. Provide positive interaction with peers, leaders and internal customers Sound organizational, records management, time management skills, and attention to detailThe ability to effectively prioritize responsibilities, meet assigned deadlines, and manage the related stressHave the desire to learn shop procedures and technical information, take initiativeEducation, Experience, and Other RequirementsBased on the technical and professional responsibilities of the position, the Commercial Tire Technician is required to have:High school diploma or general education degree (GED)Some class B technical school, experience working on automobiles, farm equipment or construction equipment Own basic set of tools Brake certification, Johnson Equipment can provide Must have a valid driver's license Physical and manual dexterity skills Physical and EnvironmentalThe Commercial Tire Technician is primarily located work environment with loud noise level. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); toxic or caustic chemicals; outdoor weather conditions and cold (weather related). Physical requirements include:Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds frequently and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds with assistanceMust be on time for all scheduled shifts and work all scheduled days; proper notice and reason is required if unable to work all scheduled daysTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PI182405333

Keywords: Johnson Equipment Sales & Service Inc, Caldwell , Commercial Tire Technician, Engineering , Caldwell, Idaho

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