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. ***
- 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.
- 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).
- Dental Insurance
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- 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. ***