Bus Tire Technician - Chicago, IL

Date:  Nov 21, 2023

Chicago, IL, US,

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40082824

Goodyear. More Driven.


Vocational on-the-job training provided; no experience necessary 

Starting Pay $17.50 hr. Annual wage increases based on performance  
Shift Sun-Thurs 11pm -7:30 am 

How you can be impactful in this role? When you join the mileage team, you are a family. With the average tenure at the company being 10.3 years, you have the opportunity to truly make an impact within the organization. A bus tire technician is so valuable, you ensure the tires are safe on the city buses that people take to Live/Work and Play! We encourage you to allow us to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today!  

A Day in Life: 

  • All necessary tools, parts, and equipment to maintain and to repair all customer tires according to industry standards will be provided 
  • Maintain customer tire inventory by ordering, loading, unloading tire shipments, deliveries, and remove out of service tires from customer property on a consistent basis 
  • Perform dynamic balancing for all bus tires, regrooving, repairing, maintaining correct air pressures, mounting and demounting all consigned tire types 
  • Inspect tires on customer vehicles and reporting all tire and non-tire related mechanical defects in writing to the customer 
  •  Maintain legible and accurate documentation of work performed 
  • Work on-site at customer locations while maintaining customer relations and each shift you are expected to maintain a clean and safe work environment and professional conduct 

What's in it for you:  

  • Vocational on-the-job training provided; no experience necessary  
  • Annual wage increases based on performance 
  • Consistency and support 
  • Safe work environment  
  • Uniforms and personal protective equipment are provided 
  • Competitive hourly pay   
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, prescription drug, vision, dental plans, wellness program, and employee assistance program starting at day 31 
  • Company paid life insurance, 401(k) with company matching up to 5% matching 
  • Paid vacation (Starting at 10 days per year) 
  • Sick time (Starting at 10 days per year) 
  • Tuition Reimbursement & Employee Discounts ($5,250 for graduate and $3,000 for undergraduate) 

What do we consider?  

  • Position may require flexibility to work scheduled shifts including nights and weekends 
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship now or in the future 

Whatdo we hope for?  

  • High School or GED preferred  
  • Previous commercial tire experience  
  • Ability to perform a variety of manual tasks for extended periods of time, which may include light and heavy lifting, including tires and wheels, standing, bending, and squatting 
  • Commitment to follow all safety procedures and work in a safe manner 
  • Mechanical aptitude as well as strong oral and written communication ability  
  • A self-starter and willing to take the initiative, able and willing to work without direct supervision, and be willing to attend appropriate training sessions.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies.  It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centres in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to   www.goodyear.com/corporate.

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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