Bridgestone NZ Ltd
  • 29-Jun-2018 to 28-Jul-2018 (IDLE)
  • MWT, NZL
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Bonus profit share

The Automotive Support Technician is primarily a tyre technician who assists the Mechanical Services Supervisor with specific mechanical tasks in order to release the Supervisor to undertake the more complicated mechanical work.


Tyre  Workshop

Drive passenger vehicles onto hoists or jacks in preparation for removing wheels and repairing.

Advise customers on types of tyres, recommending suitable alternatives to provide safety and handling in various conditions of road surfaces.

Advise on purchasing costs and technical aspects of each tyre to customers.

Remove customer passenger vehicle tyres, change tyres or repair tyre punctures and tubes using rattle gun and/or die grinder as required.

Check and adjust the wheel balance on passenger vehicles using a wheel-balancing machine.

Test-drive serviced vehicles to diagnose problems and ensure servicing provided has corrected the problem.

Check and shelve all incoming new and retread tyres into store ensuring stock is safely shelved and stacked into tyre racks, and stock supplies recorded.

Use down time to attend to housekeeping within the workshops by cleaning equipment and machinery, maintaining a safe working environment and assist with improving overall presentation of workshop.

Use down time to attend to presentation aspects of the store.

Assist with under-body fault diagnosis.

Mechanical Workshop

Perform oil and filter services

Service and replace spark plugs and filters as required

Perform front and back brake servicing and repairs as well as brake fluid flush

Service and repair CV joints and boots

Service and replace steering rack boots

Service and replace inner and outer tyre rod ends

Additional work may be carried out if the Automotive Support Technician has been  trained and assessed as qualified to perform the work


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