All Schneider diesel technicians, from Maintenance Team Leaders to Diesel Technicians l, are trained to make the correct decision when inspecting tires on a unit.
All associates in Diesel Technician positions receive extensive training on the RIST (Remove, Install, Snug, Torque) process. Schneider Technicians are required to take one live audit and one online refresher course a year. This ensures that all technicians are up to date on current stances within the company.
When a truck comes into the shop, we want to make sure each of our unit’s tires
Schneider also does over
Safety tooling used
Schneider carries all tooling needed for proper RIST procedures to be carried out at all locations that replace tires. Some of the
All tooling is sent in once a year for inspection and verification. This ensures that impacts, torque guns
Schneider uses state-of-the-art alignment tooling to help align steer, front and rear drive axles. We ensure all axles are set within our standards to help with wear on tires in different positions.
Tires that Schneider holds in its inventory are all mounted on wheels and aired to spec. When tires are removed from a unit, they remain mounted. All repairs,
All the stance information for Schneider is online for the diesel technicians. This information is easily accessible for all associates, providing everything needed for all applications that we run. In addition, all Schneider diesel technicians receive hands-on training — for all applications that we run.
Shop Tire Specialist
Each shop has a Tire Specialist who oversees tire training, tire inventory and relations with vendors, and can answer any questions needed in all tire applications. Tire Specialists also help train new associates as they enter the shop.
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