Heavy Duty Mechanic

Border Tire

BORDER TIRE

YOUR LOCAL TIRE EXPERTS

Border Tire is all things tire. We are a Michelin Commercial Service Network Dealer (MCSN) specializing in medium-duty, heavy-duty, agricultural, and industrial size tires. We carry a wide variety of brands to meet your needs.

Come join our Team!!! Border Tire is now hiring a Heavy Duty Mechanic in Bakersfield, CA!

A Heavy Duty Mechanic repairs and maintains diesel and gasoline engine industrial trucks according to dealership and factory specifications.

                *** We are looking for a seasoned alignment technician for Medium/Heavy-Duty trucks. *** 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, in accordance with dealership and factory standards.
  • Diagnoses the cause of any malfunction and performs the repair.
  • Communicates with parts department to obtain needed parts.
  • Saves and tags parts of the job if under warranty or if requested by the customer.
  • Examines assigned vehicle to determine if further safety or service work is required or recommended.
  • Communicate with service advisor/dispatcher immediately if additional work is needed, if work outlined is not needed, or if repairs cannot be completed within the promised time.
  • Documents all work performed and recommended on the repair order.
  • Road tests vehicles when required.
  • Participates in manufacturer-sponsored training programs, schools, and events.
  • Keeps abreast of manufacturer technical bulletins.
  • Supervises work of any apprentice technicians as assigned.
  • Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Ensures that the vehicle is kept clean. Notifies service advisor/dispatcher immediately of anything that has happened to change the appearance or condition of the vehicle.
  • Keeps shop area neat and clean.
  • Maintains and is accountable for all dealership-owned tools and manuals. Returns them to the proper place and in the same condition as when they were received.
  • Understands keeps abreast of, and complies with federal, state, and local regulations, such as hazardous waste disposal, OSHA Right-to-Know, etc.
  • Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner.
  • Other duties assigned by management.

Qualifications:

  • College or Technical school training.
  • Two to four years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One or more of the following (Preferred); Freightliner truck certification, Detroit diesel engine certification, caterpillar engine certification, Certified Texas State – Commercial Vehicle Endorsement.
  • Experience with Hunter alignment equipment, tractor, trailer, & motorhome knowledge (Required).

Job Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible.

 

*** We are available when you need us most: 24 hours a day / 7 days a week / 365 days a year. ***

  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Salary:$28.00 - $32.00 per hour
  • Shift:7:00 AM - 4:00 PM on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday - Saturday Availability
  • Department:Service
  • Benefits:401(k), Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Health Savings Account, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Tuition Reimbursement, Vision insurance
  • Location:Bakersfield, CA 93308

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