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Tire Tech/Mechanic Apprentice

Anchorage, AK 99518-1105

Industry: Skilled Trades/Light Industrial Job Number: 79403

Job Description

Job Title: Tire/Mechanics Apprentice

Location: Anchorage, Alaska

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18-$21 per hour (to start) with ample growth opportunities

Job Description: We are a small shop with a team of dedicated professionals, and we are currently seeking a Tire/Mechanics Apprentice to join our dynamic team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to learn and develop valuable skills in tire changing and general automotive maintenance and repair. We are looking for an individual who is level-headed, a team player, and eager to learn. If you're looking for a supportive environment with room to grow both financially and as a mechanic, this position may be perfect for you.

  1. Tire Changing: Learn to efficiently and accurately mount, balance, and dismount tires on a variety of vehicles, including cars, trucks, and SUVs.
  2. Automotive Maintenance: Assist with general automotive maintenance tasks, such as oil changes, filter replacements, brake inspections, and fluid checks.
  3. Repair Assistance: Support experienced mechanics in diagnosing and repairing vehicle issues, including engine, transmission, and electrical systems.
  4. Shop Maintenance: Keep the shop clean and organized, ensuring a safe and efficient work environment.
  5. Customer Service: Interact with customers in a friendly and professional manner, addressing their inquiries, providing recommendations, and ensuring their satisfaction.
  6. Inventory Management: Assist in maintaining accurate inventory levels, organizing stock, and replenishing supplies as needed.
  7. Deliveries: Make occasional deliveries using company vehicles, requiring a valid driver's license.
  8. Training and Development: Actively participate in training programs and acquire knowledge of industry advancements to enhance your skills as a mechanic.

  1. Driver's License: Possess a valid driver's license to perform deliveries and run errands.
  2. Level-headed and Team Player: Display a calm demeanor and the ability to work effectively as part of a team, even in challenging situations.
  3. Willingness to Learn: Eager to learn and develop new skills in tire changing, automotive maintenance, and repairs.
  4. Basic Knowledge: Some prior knowledge of tire changing is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidate.
  5. Physical Fitness: Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, such as lifting heavy tires, bending, and standing for extended periods.
  6. Customer Service Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a focus on providing exceptional customer service.
  7. Organizational Skills: Detail-oriented and able to maintain a clean and organized work area.
  8. Problem-Solving Abilities: Exhibit critical thinking skills and the ability to troubleshoot and solve mechanical problems.
  9. Flexible Schedule: Willingness to work occasional weekends and extended hours, depending on shop needs.

Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $18-$21 per hour, depending on experience and skills. This role offers significant growth opportunities both financially and professionally as you progress and become a skilled mechanic within our team.

Please note that the above job description represents a general outline of the role and is not exhaustive. It is intended to provide an overview of the responsibilities and requirements associated with the position.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sara Rowe
Skilled Trades Recruiter

Hi I’m Sara! I am originally from Puyallup, WA but have lived in Alaska for 6 years! I love the outdoors. Camping, hiking, fishing, and any excuse to gather with friends and family. When I’m not out and about, I am home with my Husband and fur babies binge watching shows on Netflix and Hulu.

I started with Opti Staffing Group in June of 2021. Working here has changed my life! Opti has given me the opportunity to help the people of our community, and that has been the most rewarding outcome of my career thus far. Whether you are a client looking for assistance in finding candidates, or you’re a candidate looking for a new career, you will always have me in your corner.

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