Now Hiring Passenger and Light Truck Mechanic – Jobs Near Me

Now Hiring Passenger and Light Truck Mechanic

– Jobs Near Me

Are you a skilled Passenger/Light Truck Mechanic looking for a new challenge? If so, Rice Tire wants to hear from you! We are now hiring Passenger/Light Truck Mechanics to join our team, and we are looking for individuals who are passionate about their work, committed to excellence, and eager to take on new challenges.   

Now Hiring- Passenger and Light Truck Mechanic-Rice Tire

If you need to go back to see descriptions of other jobs, click here to go back to our Now Hiring page.  Rice Tire has 15 tire shops and retread facilities in and around Baltimore, Washington DC, Northern Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Most jobs are convenient to the beltways and Rice Tire is a well-known company in the tire industry, established in the area for over 60 years!  We offer a range of services, including tire sales, installation, repair, and maintenance for both consumer and commercial applications.   Here are a few reasons why someone might want to become part of the Rice Tire Team.


Job Title: Passenger/Light Truck Mechanic

Job Summary: We are looking for a skilled and experienced Passenger/Light Truck Mechanic to join our team at the retail tire shop. The ideal candidate will be responsible for inspecting, repairing, and maintaining passenger and light truck tires, ensuring the highest standards of safety and performance.


  • Inspect, diagnose, and assess passenger and light truck tires for wear and damage

  • Perform tire repairs, including patching, plugging, and tread repair

  • Mount, balance, and rotate tires using appropriate equipment

  • Conduct wheel alignments for passenger and light truck vehicles

  • Perform tire and wheel installations and replacements

  • Provide recommendations to customers on tire maintenance and replacement

  • Collaborate with other technicians and service advisors to ensure efficient workflow

  • Maintain accurate records of tire services and inventory

  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines in all repair and maintenance activities


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Proven experience as a Passenger/Light Truck Mechanic in a retail tire shop

  • In-depth knowledge of passenger and light truck tire systems and repairs

  • Proficiency in using tire mounting, balancing, and alignment equipment

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality work

  • Physical capability to lift and handle tires and equipment

  • Excellent problem-solving and diagnostic skills

  • Effective communication and customer service skills

  • Familiarity with tire industry regulations and safety standards

  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification (preferred)

If you meet these requirements and are passionate about delivering top-notch tire services to our customers, please submit your resume along with a cover letter detailing your relevant experience. We look forward to reviewing your application and considering you for this important role in our retail tire shop!


Benefits of Working with Rice Tire

  1. Exciting and dynamic work environment. 

  2. Opportunities for career advancement: Rice Tire values its employees and offers many opportunities for career advancement. Rice Tire is always looking for talented individuals who are willing to work hard and grow with the company.

  3. Competitive pay and benefits: Rice Tire offers competitive pay and benefits packages to its employees. As an employee you would be eligible for health insurance, retirement benefits, and paid time off. You would also have the opportunity to earn bonuses and commissions based on your performance.

  4. Flexible scheduling: Rice Tire understands that its employees have lives outside of work and offers flexible scheduling to accommodate their needs. Whether you need to work part-time, full-time, or on a flexible schedule, Rice Tire can work with you to find a schedule that works for you.

  5. Job security: The tire industry is essential to the economy, and as a result, jobs in this field tend to be stable and secure. Rice Tire has been in business for many years and has established itself as a leader in the industry. As an employee of Rice Tire, you would have a stable and secure job that would provide you with a steady income.

  6. Fulfilling work: As part of the Rice Tire team, you would have the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping customers keep their vehicles safe and roadworthy. You would be providing an essential service that is crucial to the safety and well-being of others. Knowing that you are making a difference in people’s lives can be very fulfilling and rewarding.

  7. Training and development: Rice Tire is committed to providing its employees with the training and development they need to succeed. You would receive comprehensive training on all aspects of position. You would also have access to ongoing training and development opportunities to help you advance your skills and career.

In conclusion, joining the Rice Tire team can be a fulfilling and rewarding career choice. With competitive pay and benefits, flexible scheduling, job security, and opportunities for career advancement, it is a great choice for anyone who is looking for a stable and rewarding career in the tire industry. Whether you are just starting out in your career or looking for a new challenge, Rice Tire could be the perfect fit for you.


Rice Tire is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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