Bridgestone Americas

Bus Tire Service Technician - Irvine

Irvine, CA
Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Bridgestone Americas is a global leader providing sustainable mobilit

Job Description

Bus Tire Service Technician

Posted: Tuesday, 10/10/2023

Company Overview

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to “Serve Society with Superior Quality.” We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future.

We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you’re made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need.

Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

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Position Summary

This position will perform tire maintenance and service on transit bus vehicles. This position requires being flexible and available to work varying shifts. The incumbent of this role will need a valid driver's license and require the skill to move buses within the transit yard.

Pay Range: $0.00 - $100.00


  • Mounting, balancing, rotating, and repairing Bus Tires
  • Mounting tires on and off of Buses
  • Performing Retorques
  • Maintain tools and equipment in efficient operating conditions
  • Unload and load tire and related items from trucks as required
  • Keep the work area clean and clear of all debris to ensure a safe work environment
  • Attend meetings held by Field Supervisor
  • Process all necessary paperwork on time
  • Observe all safety rules and procedures associated with the performance of duties
  • Use personal protective equipment according to regulations and policies
  • Any other duties as assigned


  • The environment is very hot during the summer months and cold during winter
  • Exposure to various chemicals used in cleaning, lubrication, etc.
  • Frequent bending, twisting and lifting over 50 pounds regularly
  • 100+ pounds of pressure when pushing tires
  • Repetitive and sustained exertions, forceful exertions, awkward postures, mechanical stress concentrations, vibrations


  • Types of repairs necessary
  • Material to best complete the service work requested
  • Determine if replacement or repair is needed


  • To progress to Tire Technician 2, the following is required:
  • TIA level 2 certification (the U.S. only) within the first 2 weeks of employment
  • TIA level 3 certification within 2 years from the date of hire
  • 1-2 years applicable experience as Tire Technician 1 proficiency level
  • Satisfactory work, safety, and attendance record

Minimum Qualifications

Relevant experience and education required

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Employment Eligibility

If hired, a Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification must be completed at the start of employment. Temporary work authorization or the need for sponsorship may disqualify you from employment.

Bridgestone Americas At A Glance

Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Bridgestone Americas is a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions. The company's offerings extend far beyond traditional original equipment and replacement tires to include cutting-edge tire-centric and mobility solutions powered by advanced data analytics. We also operate the world’s largest network of company-owned retail tire and automotive service centers and are a leader in tire retreading worldwide with our Bandag retread business.
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