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Tire Technician


Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Repair Shop
Location: Beaumont, TX Hiring Manager: Devon M Fontenot
Closing Date: 06/30/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for placing safety as #1 priority in day to day work routine for self and others.
Repairs and maintains tires and other mechanics associated with machinery and mechanical equipment such as mixers, loaders, tractors and trailers by performing the following duties.
Minimum Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or GED
- willing to work evenings and weekends, good attendance is essential
- valid Driver's license
- ability to pass pre-employment drug test and physical
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Inspect and monitor tires for all machinery and mechanical equipment.
2. Repair or replace tires as needed.
3. Quote and order tires for inventory.
4. Perform weekly in depth checks on all tires for the machinery or mechanical equipment.
5. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
6. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Installs special functional and structural parts on machinery.
7. Start devices to test their performance.
8. Sets up and operates tools to repair equipment.
9. Inspect equipment brakes systems, frames and other mechanical parts during tire changes or repairs.
10. Raises equipment with hydraulic jack or hoists to remove tires and other mechanical parts from machinery.
11. Removes units such as brakes, suspension and other mechanical parts.
12. Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear.
13. Relines and adjusts brakes.
14. Verifies conformance to specifications.
15. Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
Physical Requirements:
- Extensive walking on uneven surfaces
- Lift and carry up to 100 pounds
- Exposure to dust, fumes, odors
- Hand eye coordination
- Exposure to mists, adhesives, acids
- Frequent and/or extended periods requiring kneeling, bending, and/or twisting, crawling under and over machinery.
- Operating equipment at night under artificial lighting
- Working in all weather conditions for extended periods of time
Benefits
* Paid Holidays * Paid Vacation * Three Medical Plans with generous Employer contributions * Health Savings Account (partially funded by Employer) * Prescription Drug Plans * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life, Accident, and Critical Illness plans for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, and Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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