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Public Transit Bus Tire Technician - Los Angeles, CA

Date:  Jun 19, 2024

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90021

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40090229

Goodyear. More Driven.




The starting pay for this position is $19.13 /hr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on factors such-as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. Selected candidates may be eligible for a number of benefits, including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, disability, tuition assistance, sick and vacation time, as well as tire discounts.


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


Annual wage increases based on performance 


From professional consultation to tire maintenance and performance tracking, Goodyear provides a Total Solution with its Tire Optimization Process to help customers reduce their costs through enhanced operational efficiencies and proper tire maintenance. How you can be impactful in this role? When you join the Leasing team, you become family. With the average tenure at the company being 10.3 years, you'll have an opportunity to truly make an impact within the Mileage organization. Our pace of work enables fast learning and fosters an environment where you can stretch yourself, making that impact.  


This bus tire technician position provides a safety sensitive role in bus maintenance, ensuring the tires are DOT compliant on the city buses that people ride for Work, Pleasure, and Play! We encourage you to allow Goodyear to invest in your success as you invest in ours; apply today! 


A Day in Life: 

  • Work performed at customer location designated tire shop, alongside customers mechanics with a focus on ensuring that tires are reliable and safe 
  • Collaborate with assigned administrators and customer staff to accurately document work performed 
  • Maintain customer tire inventory from cradle to grave and everything in between by utilizing best inventory management practices 
  • Monitor tire maintenance through periodic tire inspections, utilizing specialized software and a combination of electronic digital devices  
  • Maintain and repair all customer tires according to industry standards  
  • Perform dynamic tire balancing, tire and wheel assembly changes, regrooving, inflation maintenance, utilizing best in class tire related machinery 
  • Maintain shop safety and cleanness through good housing practices  

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 
  • Growing your capabilities 
  • Uniforms and personal protective equipment are provided 
  • Competitive hourly pay - commensurate with experience 
  • 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%  
  • 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) 
  • Opportunity for growth as a professional where you can advance your career in one of the worlds most admired company 

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 

What do 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

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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