Tire Technician/Mechanic - Full Time

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    Newark, NJ 07102
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    Job Description

    Salson Logistics has been in business since 1960 and has continued to grow and thrive. Due to recent growth, we have created a new tire tech at our Newark, NJ terminal. We operate a fleet of over (500) Freightliners. We are looking for someone with at least 2 years of experience for a newly created position at our Newark, NJ maintenance facility. The mechanic is responsible for all tire related services throughout fleet including mounting, installation, inventory, preventative maintenance, repairs, and documentation. Excellent pay and benefits for a qualified candidate. Duties & Essential Job Functions: · Must have a valid driver's license and a clean driving record • Must have reliable transportation to and from work • Must possess the technical skills to mount, dismount, deflate, inflate, repair, and handle commercial truck tires. This includes the ability to inspect and identify wheel components, and install, handle, and remove rim wheels. • Must adhere to all safety guidelines including the use of restraining devices or barriers during inflation (tire cages) and the wearing of appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment – goggles, ear protection, safety vests, etc.) • Must be able to identify any issues that may cause a tire to be deemed “un-repairable”, and any other related equipment problems that may cause a hazardous situation for the customer. • Must have the ability to drive a commercial truck · Must replace hub studs as needed • Following the proper guidelines for the mounting and dismounting of tires (including inflation and deflation). • Installing new/retread tires in shop · Must be able to successfully patch, not simply plug tires • Repairing truck tires and identifying non-repairable units. • Ensuring preventative maintenance best practices including yard checks, visual inspections, tread depth checks, air pressure checks, identifying abuse and irregular wear patterns, and all related documentation. • Counting accurately all tire inventories, including new tires, retreads, and casings. Requirements : Attention to Detail Must be strong enough to move/work with tires for multiple hours including being on your feet for extended periods of time on cement floors, bending and lifting as required Dependability Verbal Communication Documentation Skills Inventory Control, Job Knowledge Clean driver’s license Possess great work ethics and customer service skills Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly shop Observe safety rules and regulations, shop repair procedures and company policies Benefits : Weekly pay Full Benefits: Dental, Health and Vision Vacation pay Paid sick days Holiday pay 401K Plan Date posted: 05/11/2021
    Posting ID: 613319011Posted: 2021-05-12Job Title: Tire Technician Mechanic