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Commercial Tire Technician

Company: Johnson Equipment Sales & Service Inc
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: May 8, 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 pay
Comprehensive benefits package including medical (Excellus Blue Cross/Blue Shield), prescription drug, vision, dental plan and a wellness program
Full time
Day shift
$19 to $21 per hour based on experience
Company paid life insurance coverage
401K with up to 5% match
Paid time off and paid holidays
Career advancement opportunities
Who is the ideal candidate?
Number one, a willingness to learn!
Self motivated with a strong work ethic
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.?without company sponsorship now or in the future
Must have a valid driver's license and meet commercial driver qualification requirements, including being at least 21 years of age
Don'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 squatting
Commitment?to follow all safety procedures and work in a safe manner?
Mechanical aptitude plus strong oral and written communication ability
We are willing to train if we find a motivated candidate with transferrable skills

We 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.

Completes a daily yard check via a service truck to compile a daily worklist
Inspects 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 required
Completes the majority of daily work in the yard with the company service truck
Performs 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 needed
Preforms preventative trailer maintenance inspections
Troubleshoots mechanic failures
Tests equipment and diagnoses equipment and trailer malfunctions
Replaces trailer light chord, air lines, mud flaps, hangers, marker lights & reflective tape
Makes repairs to warn or damaged parts
Follows all safety protocols to include wearing protective gear and maintain a clean and safe work environment
Provides quality repairs and achieves time per repair standards
Maintains compliance to parts procedures
Complies with DOT regulations including driver's license for class of truck operated
Performs other related duties as assigned


Skills and Abilities
Based 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 detail
The ability to effectively prioritize responsibilities, meet assigned deadlines, and manage the related stress
Have the desire to learn shop procedures and technical information, take initiative
Education, Experience, and Other Requirements
Based 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 Environmental
The 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 assistance
Must be on time for all scheduled shifts and work all scheduled days; proper notice and reason is required if unable to work all scheduled days
To 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.


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

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