TIRE LINE PRODUCTION

PORTLAND - N, OR

Posted: 04/08/2021 Industry: PRODUCTION Job Number: 34175 Pay Rate: $17.00

Job Description

Job Function: Process incoming tires, empty incoming trailers and ensure there is an adequate supply of empty Les Schwab trailers for daily swaps. Sort out and effectively process oversize, hard, and studded tires. Keep the flat belts to the shredder running daily with material from 4:00 A.M. To 2:30 P.M. Clear equipment jams and resolve problems with minimal machine downtime. Responsible for working safely and keeping the shredder area clean and organized. Operate material handling equipment to move incoming and outgoing shred to landfill material. Keep materials away from storm water pond and in designated areas. Work outdoors in all weather conditions to process high volumes of incoming tires (approximately 15, 000 per day).
Duties and Responsibilities:
" *Safely and effectively operate Callahan trucks to empty trailers in the tire dumping area. Keep tire pile within limits and keep tires out of storm water pond areas.
" *Weigh Les Schwab trailers on scale with Callahan trucks before and after emptying and keep track of tire weights.
" *Keep track of passenger and truck tire counts from all incoming tire loads.
" *Operate tire slicer and tire quarter machines to cut down super single and oversize tractor tires to fit on shredder flat belts.
" *Operate Excavator to load tires onto flat belts. Separate out oversize, hard tires, and debris, including inner tubes and studded tires.
" Monitor metal detector conveyor belt and clear any faults-remove metal debris and reset conveyor belt faults as needed. Keep area under shredder belts clean and swept during shift. Clean out conveyor belt troughs and remove built-up debris.
" Sort out tires with rims and operate de-rimmer equipment to remove tires from steel and aluminum rims. Place steel and aluminum in appropriate recycling bins.
" Follow proper LOTO procedures and clear jams in main shredder hopper using cable hoist and hook, as needed.
" Use proper spacing and monitor tires on flat belts to remove any with metal or debris in them.
" Sweep and power wash concrete area around shredders and keep area clean of debris.
" Run studded tires and shred to landfill tires at end of shift into shred to landfill pile.
" *Load outbound trucks with shred to landfill debris using large front end loader.
" *Constantly move dumped tires to pile and over to excavator with large front end loader, and keep tire pile within height and width compliance limits.
" Maintain regular attendance.
" May perform other duties as assigned.

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