Website Freeport-McMoRan

Tire Repair Employee Job Highlights

Title Tire Repair Employee
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Maintenance
Location Green Valley, AZ, United States
Company Freeport-McMoRan

Company Profile

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company. It operates large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a skilled Tire Repair/Mechanic who will perform maintenance, repair, and replacement of tires on mobile equipment including haul trucks, water trucks, fuel trucks, pickups, and other equipment used in and around the mine.

Educational Qualification

  • The prospective applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have 1 year of experience in tire repair or mechanical repair and maintenance or a combination of education and experience in industrial mechanical repair and maintenance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience mounting and dismounting heavy equipment tires and wheels (multi-piece)
  • 2 years of experience mounting and dismounting light vehicle/passenger tires and wheels
  • Previous experience in forklift operation
  • Previous experience in knuckle boom truck operation
  • Previous experience in operating pneumatic and hydraulic torque tooling
  • Previous experience in the use of electronic systems for monitoring tire performance (Btag, iTrack)
  • Previous experience with large tire handling equipment (tire handler)
  • Tire Industry Association certification


  • May be required to perform basic welding tasks using a cutting torch
  • May operate equipment such as forklifts, cranes, small mobile equipment, and impact guns
  • May perform hot tire replacement and follows hot tire safety procedures
  • Perform preventative maintenance including studying and checking for tire and wheel issues (damage or wear, tread depth, pressure, temperature, monitoring for heat bubbles, and overall condition of the tire)
  • Perform replacement, fixes, and repairs on different types of tires; this includes servicing tires, diagnosing tire and wheel issues, patches, plugs, stems, and making tire replacement decisions
  • Responsible for maintaining work orders, a clean and safe work area, and performing work area inspections
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Ability to read and use schematics
  • Ability to communicate in English with respect to job assignments, job procedures, and applicable safety standards
  • Ability to understand and apply verbal and written work and safety-related instructions and procedures given in English


  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment
  • Occasionally may be asked to lift moderately heavy to heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing, or plant environment
  • Required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear, see and work in confined spaces
  • Will be required to work rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation


Health Benefits-

  • Three medical plan options through United Health care, including a high deductible plan with a company
  • contribution to a Health Savings Account
  • Two dental plan options through Delta Dental
  • Vision plan through VSP
  • Flexible spending accounts for health-care and dependent care expenses

Quality of Life Benefits-

  • Adoption assistance for some adoption expenses
  • Auto, home, and pet insurance plans at competitive rates
  • College scholarship opportunities for children of full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program for personal and professional concerns
  • Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement to employees for further education

Financial Security Benefits-

  • Company-paid disability, life, and AD&D insurance with the option to increase coverage for some plans
  • Short-term and core long-term disability coverage
  • Life insurance is equal to 2x your base salary
  • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage at 2x your base salary
  • Basic spouse and child life coverage options
  • Retirement savings plan managed by Schwab Retirement Plan Services
  • Both pre-tax and Roth 401(k) employee contributions
  • Company-paid online financial wellness program to help manage your finances by creating a budget,
  • reducing debt and saving for retirement
  • Group legal plan option with access to a nationwide network of attorneys

Employer’s Statement

Freeport-McMoRan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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