Tire Technician (Sign-on Bonus!!)

Posted Date 2 months ago(10/11/2023 3:47 PM)
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Come work for the largest equipment dealer in North America! Are you a Technician/Mechanic with auto, diesel, agricultural, material handling, lift truck or heavy equipment repair experience? If so, then we want you on our team!


Technicians are at the backbone of our organization; therefore, we provide them with the resources to be successful:


  • COMPETETIVE WAGES: $24-$30/hour (based on experience) PLUS MONTHLY LABOR COMMISSION!
  • $3,000 Sign-on Bonus! 
  • Company cell phone
  • On the job technical training
  • Bonus incentive program
  • Paid time off
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Outstanding benefits package (BCBS PPO, Delta Dental and EyeMed Vision, plus much more!)
  • 401(k) with match
  • Company uniforms provided
  • Work Schedule: M-F with some overtime required


Our Material Handling Group is seeking a full-time tire technician for our Itasca, IL branch. Tire technicians will provide professional installation of industrial tires on material handling equipment. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Install tires on various material handling equipment, primarily forklifts
  • Safely operate a single axle 26 foot box truck with a self contained industrial tire press
  • Ensure work orders are filled out correctly
  • Put away tires/stock in warehouse
  • Load trucks daily with inventory needed, unload scrap at end of day
  • Maintain company truck (wash/clean, check fluids, daily walk around inspection)
  • Fill out monthly truck inspection/condition form
  • Maintain professional appearance
  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time


  • Previous tire industry experience is preferred
  • Experience operating a forklift, hydraulic tire press, pneumatic impact and torque wrench is preferred
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Valid Chauffeurs License with a clean driving record is required
  • DOT Medical Certification required upon hire
  • Language Skills - Basic: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations, to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability - Intermediate: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will use hands, talk/hear; Frequently will stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; Occasionally will climb or balance, taste/smell
  • Vision: No special vision requirements
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Frequently will lift from 25 to 100+ pounds
  • Work Environment: Regularly will work near moving mechanical parts, vibration; Frequently will work in outdoor weather conditions; Occasionally will work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), fumes or airborne particles, extreme hear (non-weather related), risk of electrical shock

About Alta:

Culture is Job #1. Alta Equipment Company prides itself in the 3 P’s of business: People, Process and Product. By investing in the best people and creating a “one team” approach, Alta Equipment Company earns customers for life.


If you have a passion for excellence and are ready to make a difference within our organization, we’re ready for you. Whether it’s selling the world’s-best big iron, rolling up your sleeves and servicing our industry-leading construction and material handling product brands or being a difference maker behind the scenes, we can use your skillset.


At Alta Equipment Company, we believe in mutual respect and are committed to diversity while inspiring our employees to reach their maximum potential. Voted a “Top Work Place” by the Detroit Free Press, our 900 employees in Michigan, Illinois and Northern Indiana are committed to excellence. It’s the Alta way.


So, let’s start the conversation. Click the link to apply and begin the journey of a lifetime.


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What We Look For:

At Alta Equipment Company, we are looking for candidates who are a cultural fit with our organization and understand that every task and job goes toward fostering customers for life. Along with that, a great attitude that embraces mutual respect and delivering a consistent high energy level that exudes a passion for excellence. Also, we are searching for a skill set that has a high aptitude for the position with a continual focus on investing in one’s profession through additional training and learning.

Other Opportunities at Alta

Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.


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