Tire Repair Mechanic

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Mechanic

Publish Date: February 13, 2020

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tropical Shipping

Checks, inspects, maintains, repairs and changes tires on all chassis, flat-beds, cars, trucks and small equipment..

To apply for this job please visit hrwppb06v.trophq.tropical.com.


Checks, inspects, airs up and repairs or changes tires on all chassis, flat-beds, trailers, cars, trucks and small equipment.
Dismounts and mounts tires needing repair or replacement by use of tire machine or by hand.
Charges out all tires and accessories used and helps maintain stock of all items.
Fills out and completes work orders on all work done.
Works outside in extreme environments changing and maintaining tires.
Makes service calls as needed.
Performs daily inspection of service truck and maintains its cleanliness.
Helps the tire technicians with large off-road tires.
Performs all other assigned duties.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: Six months mounting and dismounting of heavy equipment tires.
LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License.
TRAVEL: 10% travel to local and domestic locations.
PHYSICAL: Operations - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train etc.) Occasionally exposed to outside elements during the course of traveling.

(Education and experience minimums can be substituted with any equivalent combination of training and experience)