Position Title
Retread Technician - Border Tire - El Paso, TX
Description
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.

This position functions in a manufacturing environment retread facility where commercial truck tires are retreaded through a series of manual and automated processes. The technician will be responsible for manufacturing tires through our assembly line and producing a finished product that meets all company expectations, guidelines, and ensure customer satisfaction. 

Job: Full-TIme

Schedule: Monday thru Friday

Hours: 6 a.m. - 3 p.m. // 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Responsibilities
  • Train for all aspects of retread tire manufacturing including inspecting and buffing tire carcasses, applying rubber compounds, curing, and quality control. 
  • Inspects tires to be retreaded or repaired to determine condition, repairs needed, etc. 
  • Operates a buffing machine to remove treads from tires to be retreaded, following specifications for depth and width of removal. 
  • Measures diameter and cross-section to determine correct tread width. 
  • Applies rubber cement to tire casing and hangs up to dry. 
  • Selects proper size tread rubber and applies it to the tire. 
  • Places proper curing tube in the tire and inserts proper rim for curing. 
  • Places tire in chamber and programs correct curing temperature according to specification. 
  • Sets timer for curing time according to chart, and makes a record of each tire, showing the size and curing time. 
  • Removes finished retread from the curing chamber. Also removes the rim and curing bag from a finished retread. 
  • Inspects tires to determine defects in curing, i.e. soft cures, ply separation, repairs missed, etc. 
  • Trims and paints finished retread. 
  • Checks finished tire with a work order for proper identification and completion of work required. 
  • Operate independently and as a team member. 
  • Inspects and tests tires to ensure conformance to standards. 
  • Visually inspect tires to be retreaded to determine condition. 
  • Skive, buff, and fill any injury in the tire as required. 
  • Receive and unload supplies including tread rubber, cushion gum and repair materials, envelopes, curing rim, tire casings, rims, etc. 
  • Assists in distribution center activities as assigned. 
  • Perform routine inspection and maintenance on plant equipment following managers' and manufacturers' instructions. 
  • Follow processes to ensure retread tire completion. 
  • Continues to work on revenue-producing work as needed. 
  • Follow all company’s filed procedures and protocols. 
  • Operates all tools and equipment in a safe manner. 
  • Reports any safety issues immediately to management. 
  • Maintain an organized and safe work area according to the dealership, O.S.H.A., and EPA standards. 
  • Other duties to be assigned.

 

Education & Experience
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  • Willing and able to work without direct supervision. 
Physical Demands
  • Stand for long periods of time which may include heavy lifting, standing, reaching, bending, and squatting.  
  • The candidate will need to be able to lift 80lbs +, carry 115lbs+, and push/pull 75lbs.  
  • Steel-toed footwear and safety glasses are required in the shop.  
  • Use fingers to grasp, move, or assemble very small objects.  
  • Make fast, repeated movements of fingers, hands, and wrists.  
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.  
Job Benefits

 

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

Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees are eligible.

 

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Employment Type
Full-time
Industry
Transportation
Job Location
900 Loma Verde, El Paso, TX, 79936, U.S.
Base Salary
$13.00 Per hour
Date posted
09/03/2021
Valid through
12/31/2021
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