Continental BestDrive Service Technician in Morton, Illinois
BestDrive Service Technician
BestDrive, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Continental, is the top choice among commercial trucking fleets for our high quality products and exceptional service. BestDrive specializes in providing fleet customers with innovative tire solutions.
Since our founding in 2012, we have opened 32 locations throughout the United States and continue to rapidly expand our footprint throughout the country.
Our Morton, IL store location is seeking a Service Technician to join our team. The ideal candidate is dependable, works well on a team, and is dedicated to customer service.
The Tire Service Technician position is essential to our business. This person must be able to properly dismount, mount, balance, and repair Commercial Vehicle and Medium Truck tires. Employees will be responsible for all aspects for tire and related service and repair for off-the-road equipment (construction, earthmoving, mining, farm etc.) as well as other duties as assigned by the manager.
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• Mount/Dismount/Install tires & tire/wheel assemblies
• Load/Unload tires on and off trucks
• Repair Tires
• Follow established procedures to inspect tires, and wheels before and after service.
• Determine repairable tire conditions and make such repairs.
• Review work orders and discuss work with supervisors.
• Document work performed accurately and according to company policy.
• Operate heavy-duty tire service equipment and tools including boom cranes, cribbing, jacks, compressors, electric and hydraulic equipment.
• Unbolt and re-bolt wheels from/to equipment, using lug wrenches and other hand and power tools.
• Mount and dismount any type of off-the-road tire including but not limited to multi-piece rims.
• Perform emergency road service calls on nights and/or weekends on a rotating basis.
• Proper maintenance of assigned service vehicle including appearance as well as on board service equipment and tools.
• Comply with OSHA and MSHA regulations and safety requirements pertaining to this position
• Must be 18 years or older
• Valid Driver’s License in good standing required
• 2+ years of previous Commercial Tire Tech experience preferred
• The ability to work in a fast paced, customer service-oriented environment.
• Ability to work on a team and independently
• Ability to communicate, verbally and written, clearly and professionally with co-workers and management.
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