The Tire and Wheel Technician will perform routine maintenance and repair on fleet line haul buses, medium
and light duty trucks and company car wheels and tires. To include but not limited to fleet tire inventory,
inspection, repair, balancing, rotating, mounting and dismounting of wheels and tires. Conducts scheduling of
maintenance on wheels and tires. Performs operation of tire balancing, mounting and dismounting machines.
? Inventory control of fleet wheels and tires
? Inspection of fleet wheels and tires
? Inspection and repair of vehicle suspension components
? Identify causes of premature tire wear
? Wheel bearing adjustment
? Balancing wheels and tires
? Mounting tires onto wheels
? Remove and replace wheel assemblies on vehicles
? Maintain tire equipment and repairs
? Identify faulty or defective wheels and tires
? Maintain and request tire repair supplies and equipment
? Identify worn or defective wheel studs and nuts
? Remove and replace wheel studs and nuts
? Identify defective or scrap tires for turn in
? Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
? Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
? Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
? Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one's conduct while maintaining a
? Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
? Diversity Oriented - Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race,
ethnicity, religion, or job type.
? Honesty / Integrity - Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Minimum of one year of vocational/technical schooling or equivalent work experience.
Level III: Two years of vocational/technical schooling or equivalent work experience.
Level II: Must hold and maintain three ASE Truck or Transit Bus certifications OR Michigan State Truck
Technician Certification along with 608/609 Air Conditioning Certification and four years of verifiable
experience in heavy duty diesel bus or truck.
Level I: Must hold and maintain four ASE Truck or Transit Bus certifications, one of which must be test T6 or
H6 electrical along with 608/609 Air Conditioning Certification and four years of verifiable experience in
heavy duty diesel bus or truck.
Master: A combination of five years of technical education and experience. A minimum ASE Certified Master
Truck or Transit certification. 608/609 Air Conditioning Certification and the ability to demonstrate
proficiency in arc, mig and gas welding along with 90 days as a certified class I II or III technician at ITP.
Basic computer skills with the ability to learn new programs as required.
Certificates & Licenses
All positions require valid Michigan Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with endorsements. See experience
and qualifications for necessary licenses and certifications.
Must provide own hand tools as necessary to perform the assigned work. Must pass Department of
Transportation (DOT) pre-employment physical and drug screening.
Posture: Prolonged standing, short walking, various trunk positions have to be maintained for prolonged
periods when performing repairs; sitting only during bus inspections and break periods. Requires normal
trunk mobility, bending of knees, normal cervical mobility, full shoulder mobility, normal elbow/wrist/hand
Force Required: Lumbar lifting, (floor to waist) up to 85 pounds; cervical lifting (waist to overhead) up to
77 pounds; pushing/pulling isometrically up to 62 pounds; dynamically 32 pounds; carrying up to 62 pounds.
Repetitions: Aforementioned tasks are occurring throughout the workday in repair of buses.
Employee is required to perform job duties in accordance with existing health and safety procedures and
Work will be performed in a typical bus/auto garage type environment which will include road testing and
being subject to both hot and cold climates