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Tire Technician

Tire Technician

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Are you committed to providing the highest levels of quality service? If so, First Transit wants you! The Tire Technician performs vehicle tire maintenance under the supervision of maintenance staff.

First Transit is proud to offer:

  • $14.72/HR Starting wage!
  • Excellent benefits package with paid holidays & vacation, medical, vision, and dental coverage, and 401(k) savings plan.
  • ASE training and testing materials provided
  • Opportunities for Advancement Nationwide! - Advance your career as Shop Manager, Region Maintenance Manager, or work in First Transit, & First Vehicle Services divisions across North America! 
  • A great work environment!

Tire Technician major responsibilities:

  • Performs vehicle tire maintenance to First Transit standards. Included but not limited to : Checks tires for damage and proper air pressure, and thread depth. Also completes a visual check of the tires, and lug nut indicators.
  • Removes / reinstalls tires / wheels on transit buses and service vehicles as required..
  • Maintains a lean, safe, clean, “team” work area.
  • Performs maintenance of buildings and grounds well maintain yard cleanliness, and spill clean-ups.
  • Moves vehicles between job and work area.
  • Uses power, electronic, and hand-held mechanic’s tools.
  • Communicates professionally with customers and supervisors.
  • Follows all safety standards and guidelines, including but not limited to: (1) The wearing of safety glasses, (2) The wearing of steel toed safety shoes, (3) Safety gloves as needed, (4) Proper safety atire
  • Documents work in company MIS program.
  • Performs any other management requests or directives as requested.

Tire Technician requirements:

  • High school Diploma or equivalent required
  • Technical or vocational training preferred
  • May participate in ASE testing program
  • 1+ years hands-on maintenance experience or vocational training preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must possess minimum tool set
  • Subject to DOT drug testing. DOT Regulation 49 CFR Part 40 does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, including marijuana, for any reason.

First Transit is a leading provider of transportation contract and management services, moving more than 350 million passengers annually. First Transit employs more than 19,500 dedicated transit professionals through fixed-route, paratransit, college/airport shuttle services and rail operations at more than 300 locations in the US, Canada, & Puerto Rico. With a dedication to safety and outstanding customer service, First Transit sets itself apart from other providers in the industry.

Apply today to join our team!

First Transit has been purchased by Transdev and will be the employer for this job posting. We are the leading integrator and operator of multiple modes of transportation. With a combined presence in 43 US states, plus DC and Puerto Rico, we have lots of opportunities for growth! You can find additional job opportunities and locations directly at

We aspire to have a culture where all people are First. We strive to attract and retain a diverse workforce therefore all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. First is also committed to providing a drug-free workplace. For candidates applying to positions in San Francisco or Los Angeles California, First will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance or Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance. First is an equal opportunity employer and by doing so we will sustain and promote an inclusive culture that supports future growth for all.

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55595 - RPTA
2050 WEST RIO SALADO PARKWAY, Tempe, Arizona, USA, 85281-2802
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    First Transit
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