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Title

Tire Technician 

Description

PURPOSE.

This position will be responsible for maintaining and implementing the tire program, as outlined by the Tire Program Manager. This position mounts/demounts tires; ensures conformance to industry standards; examines and repairs tires. This position also inventories and requisitions supplies.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES.

  • Conduct inventory cycle counts and ensure an adequate supply of tires and related parts.
  • Inspect and test tires to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Perform all necessary tire repairs and tire balancing.
  • Manage disposition of all off tires at assigned facility.
  • Assist in conducting assigned shop scrap analysis.
  • Operate and maintains hand/power tools, balancing equipment, and other specialized automotive tools and machinery.
  • Provide training to all technicians on industry best practices.
  • Practice safety methods in the operation of equipment and performance of duties.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Operate independently and as a team member.
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, to continuously improve results.
  • Able to promote a culture of trust and safety.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements.

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experienced in tire wear, mounting/dismounting using hand tools, maintaining stocking levels.
  • Organizational skills (Lean thinking process organization)

Preferred Skills.

  • 3 years of experience in the tire maintenance field.
  • Vendor sponsored training in mounting/dismounting, tire repair, valve stem replacement, balancing tires.

SUPERVISES OTHERS

This position is not responsible for supervising others.

WORKING CONDITIONS.

This position will be required to work in a shop environment in which the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration, heat and cold, and increased levels of noise, and

  • Constantly positions oneself to operate, inspect, and move up to 60 pounds,
  • manual dexterity to operate a computer keyboard on a daily basis,
  • detect, recognize and assess printed text and hand written documents,
  • be able to communicate and exchange accurate information.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENT.

USA-Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with applicable Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action laws, directives and legislation.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts management’ right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Tire Technician  
Close Date  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 9/3/2020  
Location West Memphis Terminal  
About the Organization

USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions

provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,

and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,

and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.

 
EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
 

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