Fleet Tire Technician, Austin, Texas

Created 11/21/2020
Employer City of Austin, TX
Reference 386344
Job Type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Austin
Minimum Qualifications
Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus six (6) months of experience in a related field.
Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years.

Licenses or Certifications:
If required, must obtain an appropriate Commercial Driver's License ( CDL ) within ninety (90) days of employment with the City.

Notes to Applicants
There is currently 2 vacancies for this posting; however, when the same or an additional vacancy occurs within a department in the same job title within 90 days after the start date of the top candidate, the hiring department may offer the additional position to another top candidate from the same candidate pool; or, advertise for the new position.

A detailed and complete job application is REQUIRED and helps us to better evaluate your qualifications. In completing your job application, please be sure to provide a COMPLETE employment history regarding any and all relevant work experience that you would like for us to consider. Please be thorough in completing the employment application and list all experience and education that is relevant to this position. For each position, please describe your specific experience as it relates to the minimum and preferred qualifications. This information will also be used to determine salary in the event that you are selected for this position. You will not be given the opportunity to provide additional work experience once you complete and submit your job application. Furthermore, if selected as the top candidate, you will not be permitted to present additional work experience for salary calculation purposes.

When completing the Supplemental Questions, please note that your answers to the supplemental questions must be supported by information contained in your application.

Travel:
If you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.

Please note that position's location and/or schedule is subject to change based upon business needs.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The department reserves the right to close the posting after 7 calendar days.

This posting does not have the option to submit a cover letter or resume.

Pay Range
$15.60 - $17.87

Hours
Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 4:00 pm

Hours may vary depending on work demands and customer support needs.

Job Close Date
12/07/2020
Type of Posting External
Department Fleet Services
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Technical
Location 6301 Harold Court, Austin, Texas 78721
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a tire or automotive facility.
  • Experience mounting and/or dismounting commercial vehicle tires.
  • Experience with delivery and/or pickup of tires.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

1. Inspects and diagnoses damaged tires, identifies cause of tire failure, and determines if failure is due to recall or is covered under warranty.
2. Repairs and/or disposes of used tires, as appropriate.
3. Collects and transports new and used tires between various locations..
4. Maintains used tire inventory records.
5. Mounts and dismounts tires on a wide variety of vehicles and equipment.
6. Performs air pressure tire checks in field at various site locations.
7. Performs daily housekeeping at shop and field sites.

Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Knowledge of equipment, methods, and materials used in routine tire maintenance.
Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws.
Knowledge of safety procedures.
Skill in identifying necessary tire repairs.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.
Ability to learn Fleet operations scrapping procedures.
Ability to mount, dismount, and repair tires on a variety of vehicles and equipment.
Ability to read and comprehend technical manuals.
Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public

Criminal Background Investigation This position does not require a Criminal Background Investigation
EEO/ADA
City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
* This position requires graduation from high school or equivalent, plus six (6) months of experience in a related field. Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years. Do you meet these minimum qualifications? (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.)
  • Yes
  • No
* If identified as a top candidate, do you agree to a Criminal Background Investigation (CBI)?
  • Yes
  • No
* How many years of experience do you have working in a tire or automotive facility? (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.)
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to less than 2 years
  • 2 to less than 3 years
  • 3 to less than 4 years
  • 4 or more years
* How many years of experience do you have in mounting and/or dismounting commercial vehicle tires? (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.)
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to less than 2 years
  • 2 to less than 3 years
  • 3 to less than 4 years
  • 4 or more years
* How many years of experience do you have in the delivery and/or pickup of tires? (Please note that an affirmative answer must be supported by information in your City of Austin employment application.)
  • None
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 to less than 2 years
  • 2 to less than 3 years
  • 3 to less than 4 years
  • 4 or more years
* Do you have the ability to travel to multiple sites as part of the regular job duties?
  • Yes
  • No

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