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Tire Maintenance/Technician

3321 Soldier Creek Rd, Price, UT 84501, USA Req #382
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.
Savage Services has a great career opportunity for a Tire Maintenance and Shop Helper position at our operation in Price, UT!

We offer competitive benefits that include; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.

The person in this position will change-out and repair worn out and flat truck-trailer tires.  Maintain the tire inventory and tire preventative maintenance program, including a tire airing schedule for a fleet of 40 or more truck and double trailer sets. Assist in other shop duties such as minor repairs and maintenance, overall shop cleanliness, and running errands.

Please read on for additional details!

  • Develop a system for determining which tires need to be replaced/rotated, reducing progressive maintenance Change out tires in the shop, yard, field and roadside on service calls
  • Mount tires to rims and ensure there is an adequate inventory of prepared tires
  • Maintain the overall tire inventory, tire casing life cycle and project future needs
  • Measure tread depth and monitor tire wear keeping the fleet up to Savage and D.O.T. standards
  • Create a tire maintenance strategy that is consistent with customer needs and that will maximize availability of equipment
  • Perform minor repairs and cleaning to the equipment and facilities keeping them in a safe condition
  • Preform tire maintenance at the most economical, cost effective manner, while taking into account operating life, safety, and replacement considerations
  • Make proper flat repairs, wheel cleaning, wheel inspection and valve stem replacement
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections, as required
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • Work weekends as scheduled
  • May have the opportunity to participate in the Safety Specialist program; this would most likely require travel to other locations.
  • Work alongside mechanics, managers, drivers and other office personnel as a good team member Responsible for overall shop cleanliness
  • Respond to requests that will assist location's team members in carrying out their job more efficiently by running errands and moving items to, from, and around location
  • Experience in a maintenance shop or industrial environment preferred, but not required
  • Previous tire experience preferred, but not required
  • Able to work safely in adverse conditions: summer heat, freezing conditions, snow, wet (washing trucks), etc. Comply with all safety standards
  • Complete duties in a timely manner as assigned
  • Attend communication meetings and safety training as scheduled
  • Complete required for services, warranty work, etc.
  • Be able to read, write, speak and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Operate or move equipment around the yard and shop
  • Flexibility and ability to work on various shop, maintenance and yard tasks
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Reliable
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 1+ years applicable experience preferred (training provided) 
Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to work in adverse conditions (heat and cold); time is split between a shop and outdoor environment
  • Must be physically able to handle heavy parts and pieces of equipment
  • Climb on and off the equipment
  • Physically demanding work will be a daily function of this position
  • Must be able to climb, crawl, and position their body in such a way that they can perform their required duties This person should be able to frequently lift 100 lbs.
Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

Having trouble with our application?  Please call 800-233-0883 for assistance.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School
  • 3321 Soldier Creek Rd, Price, UT 84501, USA