Prime, Inc. is looking for a hard-working, self-motivated individual to repair damaged tires of trucks and examine defective tires and tubes returned by drivers to determine allowance due on replacement
Visually and tactually examines tire to determine if defect resulted from faulty construction or curing.
Raises vehicle with hydraulic jack, and unbolts when with lug wrench.
Locates puncture in tubeless tire by inserting adhesive material and expanding rubber plug into puncture.
Separates tubed tire from wheel with rubber mallet and metal bar or mechanical tire changer.
Removes inner tube from tire and inspects tire casing for defects, such as holes and tears.
Glues boot over rupture in tire casing.
Buffs defective area of inner tube, using scraper, and patches tube with adhesive rubber patch or seals rubber patch to tube with hot vulcanizing plate.
Measures tread depth to determine remaining tire life.
Reassembles tire onto wheel, and places wheel on balancing machine to determine counterweights required to balance wheel.
Hammers required counterweights onto rim of wheel.
Cleans tire sides and remounts onto vehicle.
Prorates allowances based on tread wear, warranty provisions, and knowledge of tire characteristics.
Explains basis for allowance to driver or distributor.
Performs related work as required.
Compensation TypeFull Time - Hourly
ExperienceAt Least One Year
QualificationHigh School Diploma