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Tire Technician –

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Prime Full-Time Springfield, MO Oct 14, 2018

Job Description

Prime, Inc. is looking for a hard-working, self-motivated individual to repair damaged tires of trucks and examine defective tires and tubes returned by drivers to determine allowance due on replacement by performing the following duties:

  • Visually and tactually examines tire to determine if defect resulted from faulty construction or curing.
  • Raises vehicle with hydraulic jack, and unbolts when with lug wrench.
  • Locates puncture in tubeless tire by inserting adhesive material and expanding rubber plug into puncture.
  • Separates tubed tire from wheel with rubber mallet and metal bar or mechanical tire changer.
  • Removes inner tube from tire and inspects tire casing for defects, such as holes and tears.
  • Glues boot over rupture in tire casing.
  • Buffs defective area of inner tube, using scraper, and patches tube with adhesive rubber patch or seals rubber patch to tube with hot vulcanizing plate.
  • Measures tread depth to determine remaining tire life.
  • Reassembles tire onto wheel, and places wheel on balancing machine to determine counterweights required to balance wheel.
  • Hammers required counterweights onto rim of wheel.
  • Cleans tire sides and remounts onto vehicle.
  • Prorates allowances based on tread wear, warranty provisions, and knowledge of tire characteristics.
  • Explains basis for allowance to driver or distributor.
  • Performs related work as required.

Training is provided if needed!
Full-time benefits:

  • Incentive Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • 401k with company match
  • Health, life, dental, vision insurance
  • Onsite amenities: Cafe, fitness facility, personal training, childcare center, doctor’s office, and more

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How to Apply

40 days