Bridgestone Americas, Inc.

  • Bridgestone Bus Tire Service Technician

    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Degree Preferred
    High School
    Requisition ID
    2018-142307
    Posted Date
    9/5/2018
    Location
    US-TX-Austin
    Zip Code
    78702
    Functional Area
    Service
    Category
    Automotive Technician
  • Overview

    Bridgestone Mileage Sales is a Division of the Nashville, Tenn.-based Bridgestone Americas, Inc.  Bridgestone Americas, Inc.,  is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world’s largest tire and rubber company. The Bridgestone Americas family of companies also operates the world’s largest chain of automotive tire and service centers. Guided by its One Team, One Planet message, the company is dedicated to achieving a positive environmental impact in all of the communities it calls home.

     

    Bridgestone is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Position Summary

    Exciting opportunity with the Mileage Sales Division of Bridgestone as a Bus Tire Service Tech assigned to a Transit base in Austin, Texas. Must be flexible to work hours as assigned.  Must have reliable transportation. Must have clear and valid driver license. Must be able to obtain Class B CDL within 90 days of employment (will be paid for by the company).

    Responsibilities

    TIRE SERVICE

    • Mounting, balancing, rotating, and repairing Bus Tires .
    • Any other duties as assigned.

     

    GENERAL SERVICE

    • Move Buses as needed..Class B CDL required within 90 days of employment.
    • Maintain tools, equipment, in efficient operating condition, keep clean (inside & out).
    • Unload and load tire and related items from truck as required
    • Keep work area clean and clear of all debrie, to ensure a safe work enviroment.
    • Attend meetings held by Field Manger
    • Process all necessary paperwork in a timely manner.
    • Observe all safety rules and procedures associated with performance of duties.
    • Use personal protective equipment according to regulations and policies.

    Qualifications

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND OCCUPATIONAL DEMANDS:

    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.

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

    In order to progress to Tire Technician 2 the following is required:

    • TIA level 2 certification (U.S. only) within first 2 weeks of employment
    • TIA level 3 certification within 2 years from date of hire
    • 1-2 years applicable experience at Tire Technician 1 or in Bus Tire Service  proficiency level
    • Satisfactory work, safety and attendance record

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