Purpose of Classification:
The purpose of this classification is to maintain, repair and replace the tires on all County vehicles, heavy truck and off-road equipment.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Operates or uses various machinery, equipment, power tools, hand tools, and supplies in order to complete work assignments; operates and maintains tire maintenance equipment including mounting and inflating equipment; and maintains a basic mechanics tool kit.
Inspects wheels and tires for damage or wear; ensures damage or wear is within safety ranges; initiates repair or replacement work orders as needed; and performs repair or replacement work as needed.
Changes vehicle tires; dismounts, inspects, mounts, inflates, and balances tires for automobiles, light trucks, and heavy trucks and equipment; inspects road wheel beads for damage or undue wear; and determines correct inflation pressures for vehicle.
Repairs tires; dismounts and inspects tires to find problems; repairs, mounts, inflates, and balances tires; and performs changes or repairs in the field as required.
Maintains inventory; receives new tires from vendors; adds and/or removes tires from inventory; and updates inventory records.
Prepares old tires for rework or disposal; evaluates tires for potential rework or disposal; separates tires and prepares them for rework or disposal; and maintains associated records.
Performs road and field calls to repair or replace tires, rims, and maintain related equipment.
High school diploma or GED required; two years of experience in tire maintenance; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license. Some positions may be required to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) appropriate for the level of equipment operated within six (6) months of starting employment in this classification.