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Tire Technician

Company: Zolman's Best One Tire & Service
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Best One Kalamazoo Fleet Service / Zolman Tire, Inc. - Seeking a full time Commercial Tire TechnicianLocally owned and operated, Zolman Tire, Inc. has serviced the automotive, light truck and commercial repair, tire and wheel needs of customers throughout the Mishawaka, IN area since 1978. Over the years we have expanded into eight retail locations in Mishawaka, IN, Granger, IN, South Bend, IN, Niles, MI, Portage, MI, and Kalamazoo, MI and four commercial fleet locations in Mishawaka, IN, South Bend, IN, Galesburg, MI, and Benton Harbor, MI.We are seeking qualified commercial tire technicians for our Kalamazoo location who value safety and teamwork. Tire technicians will be responsible for removing, installing, rotating, balancing, and performing flat repairs on commercial and large equipment tires (in shop or at customer location). Hour requirements are 8AM - 5PM M-F, with willingness to work overtime as needed. If you are enthusiastic about the commercial tire and repair industry, reliable, and have a positive attitude please apply!Essential Functions:--- For tires (functions performed per TIA Commercial guidelines): Remove, install, rotate, balance, and perform flat repairs on commercial and large equipment tires (in shop or at customer location)--- Safely separate and reassemble tires onto wheels, using specialized equipment, inspecting casings for defects--- Locate and seal tire punctures (patch and plug)--- Prepare rims and wheel drums for reassembly by scraping, grinding or sanding.--- For retreads: Prepare retreads (read and accurately interpret the work order, put product in staging area, load on truck), unload retreads (unload from truck and stack in warehouse area)--- For vehicles: Inspect vehicles using inspection forms and report potential repairs to supervisor, perform basic maintenance and repair as directed--- Equipment: Raise and lower vehicles safely, with hydraulic or floor jacks and proper use of jack stands--- Safely operate all shop machinery, including but not limited to: safety cage, spreader, balancer, floor jacks or lifts, air powered tools, torque wrench and/or torque sticks--- Operate and maintain tire changing and tire balancing equipment --- Read work orders thoroughly and perform all listed tasks--- Perform general housekeeping dutiesPhysical Demands:--- Frequently lift/carry/move over 50 lbs.--- Standing, walking, sitting, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling--- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focusExperience:--- No prior experience necessary, willing to train the right candidateCertifications / Licenses:--- Valid driver's license; driving record must meet company's insurance requirements--- TIA 200 Level commercial required before working (company can provide)--- Ongoing training is required per company's standardsZolman Tire, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected categoryIndustry specific and Covid-19 PPE are available to all floor and production staff. We promote a safe work environment and follow all protocols to insure a positive, productive and healthy work experience.Compensation details: 16-22 Hourly WagePI9a07bfc88ec5-25660-33770120

Keywords: Zolman's Best One Tire & Service, Kalamazoo , Tire Technician, Engineering , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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