Tire/Lube Technician (Bend/Redmond)

Toyota Lift Northwest is a team of engaged, dedicated employees who are the best of the best.  We hold ourselves to the highest standards in everything we do.  We don’t stop at “doing just enough” and pursue complete Customer Euphoria.   We conduct business in the highest ethical manner and will not know “Status Quo”.  We build and maintain the best relationships with our co-workers, leaders, and customers.  Being a part of the Toyota Lift Northwest family means your support and dedication is relentless, you abide by an uncompromising code of integrity and transparency, and you take full responsibility for your actions as an individual.  

You’re committed to Toyota’s 5S model: Seiri (Sort – separate essential from non-essential), Seiton (Straighten or simplify – a place for everything and everything in its place), Seiso (Shine or sweep – keep things clean and in good working order), Seiketsu (Standardize – set the 5s standard and sustain), Shitsuke (Self Discipline – advance the 5s standard).

Never ceasing pursuit of being both an Employer and Business Partner of choice!

Your Job:

The Tire & Lube Technician will be responsible for the proper dismounting, mounting, pressing, and repairing of tires on lift trucks and lube on related equipment while ensuring the proper handling of customer’s equipment according to OSHA Standards, disposal of scrap tires and safe operation of customer and company vehicles.  Complete and manage paperwork for each job.  Provide exceptional customer service on job sites and while traveling in company vehicle

Your Responsibilities:
Job requirements may include the following where applicable:
  • Complete mounting/dismounting of all tire types
  • Perform tire rotations to ensure even tire wear and test tire pressure (add air as needed)
  • Apply lubricants to moving parts of forklift engines and wheel bearings
  • Safe pressing and reinstallation of all tire types
  • Make recommendation for additional servicing based on forklift inspection
  • Proper paperwork and recordkeeping
  • Operate independently or as a team member as job requires
  • Ensure workplace and company press truck stay clean
  • Perform other duties as requested.
Preferred Skills /Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Prior knowledge of Material Handling and related equipment a plus
  • Clear Background check and pre-employment drug screen (required)
  • General mechanical aptitude
  • Valid Driver's License (CDL a Plus) / Clean Driving Record
  • Professionalism and diplomacy to approach others and manage emotional or ambiguous situations with clarity and self-control

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the Tire & Lube Technician to successfully perform the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. May require sitting for long periods of time. The position requires travel and the ability to drive off company grounds to visit multiple potential locations, both internal and external to the company efforts.  There is potential exposure to moving mechanical parts, dust, fumes, chemicals, or solvents which require knowledge of proper safety procedures. Employee must have normal manual dexterity and be able to effectively manipulate keyboard and phone.  Able to physically able to move/maneuver and move up to 75lbs. (on occasion), walk on concrete floors with the ability to use full range body motion for climbing, pushing, lifting, bending, squatting, crouching and reaching.

Complete employment application submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening (required).

Shifts:              M – F: 8:00 am– 5:00 pm (hours may vary due to workload) 
Reports to:                  Sr. Manager, Service
Position Class:            Non-Exempt/Hourly
Position Location:        Bend/Redmond, OR

Toyota Lift Northwest is an equal opportunity employer and our policy is to maintain employment practices that conform to the intent and letter of the laws regarding equal employment opportunity. Toyota Lift Northwest is committed to affording equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, marital status, sexual preference, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local laws or regulations. This commitment applies to all phases of the recruitment process including hiring, selection, promotions, transfers, demotions, compensation, benefits, or training. Toyota Lift Northwest will endeavor to make reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue business hardship or a direct threat to the health or safety of any individual.

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