Tire Repair Technician

Retread Kamloops, BC


Are you mechanically inclined and looking for an opportunity in the heavy-duty tire industry? Kal Tire, one of Canada's leading tire dealers, is seeking OTR Tire Repair Technicians to join our team in our Kamloops, BC. plant. In this role you will work on large haul truck tires, inspecting for damage, preparing tires for repair, patching, and repairing, while maintaining quality and safety standards.

As an OTR Repair Technician, you'll play a crucial role in our commitment to sustainability and customer satisfaction. You'll be part of a team dedicated to extending the life of tires through the retreading & repair process, reducing waste, and minimizing the environmental impact of tire disposal.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Tire Inspection: From identifying areas requiring repair through to the final product, quality control and a keen eye for detail are required.

  • Tire Skiving: Operating hand tools to preform cutting and skiving in preparation for repair.

  • Tire Repair: Prepare and preform repairs including those inside large OTR tires for repair, ensuring they meet quality standards.

  • Independent Work: Work independently in a fast-paced environment, demonstrating efficiency and attention to detail.

  • Safety Focus: Maintain a safety mindset and adhere to all safety procedures to ensure a secure work environment.

Job Requirements:

  • Mechanical Aptitude: Previous mechanical experience or aptitude is preferred.

  • Safety Conscious: Ability to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and follow safety protocols.

  • Physical Stamina: Comfortable standing for extended periods and performing physically demanding tasks.

  • Team Player: Strong interpersonal skills and a passion for working collaboratively in a high-performing team environment.

  • Tire Repair Knowledge: Preferred that you are familiar with tire maintenance and repair knowledge.

  • Forklift Experience: Prior experience operating forklifts is an asset.


  • Monday-Friday

  • 7:00am-3:30pm

  • All Holidays, weekends, and evenings off

Why Join Kal Tire:

  • Meaningful Work: Help customers realize the full value of their existing tire assets while contributing to environmental sustainability.

  • Monthly Bonus Plan: We recognise our team members' hard work and dedication with a monthly bonus plan.

  • Comprehensive Benefits & Compensation: Enjoy a range of benefits and perks, this position starts at $23/hour with a clear path for advancement.

  • Training and Development: We believe in investing in our employees' growth and development. Access ongoing training and development opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career.

  • Employee Discounts: Your hard work doesn't go unnoticed at Kal Tire. Receive recognition for your contributions through employee recognition programs and initiatives.

  • Team Culture: Join a supportive and inclusive team culture where collaboration and teamwork are celebrated.

Hiring Process    

Upon shortlist, you will be contacted by a member of our team and invited to an onsite interview with a possible walkthrough of the facility, please dress accordingly.       

Our Inclusive Culture    

At Kal Tire, we're dedicated to creating a workplace where everyone feels valued, included, and empowered to succeed. We believe in the strength of diverse perspectives and skills. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds, identities, and experiences. Candidates must be legally eligible to work for any Canadian employers to be considered for this position at this time. 

Solving our customers’ automotive challenges and making a positive impact - It’s how we roll, and it’s been that way since Tom Foord opened the doors to Kal Tire in 1953 in beautiful Vernon, BC. Over the years, we’ve become a trusted partner for large and small industries and fleets across Canada. Our customers rely on our expertise, our make-it-happen approach to service, and our lineup of the most trusted tire brands in over 260 retail locations coast to coast. Kal Tire is also the largest truck re-treader in Canada, with 11 retread facilities across Canada and internationally, and has a state-of-the-art tire recycling facility in Chile, where 40% of the weight of scrap tires is recycled to return to mines as an alternative fuel. In addition, Kal Tire’s Mining Tire Group is an international leader in mining tire service and supply, servicing more than 150 mine sites across five continents. Kal Tire offers a culture that fosters inclusion and respect. We are committed to providing accessible employment practices in compliance with the AODA and AMA. Accommodation requests can be made at any stage of the recruitment or employment process. Applicants are asked to make their needs/requirements known.