Air Niugini


Job Overview

Location: National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Job ID: #10701
Date Posted: 7th January 2021
Source: www.pngworkforce.com


The Tyre Fitter reports to the Material & Maintenance Planning Controller and is responsible for the removal and refitting of tyres of Commercial vehicles and airport equipment in Port Moresby and other ports. The Tyre Fitter must be familiar with hydraulic equipment used for fitting tyres, jacking equipment and also have a firm understanding on safe workplace practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspect tyres for signs of wear and areas of potential failure and determine which repair action to implement;
  • Perform tyre repairs, reassemble and replacement;
  • Make recommendations for improvements on equipment;
  • Liaise with the Material & Maintenance Planning Controller on tyres and consumables to be purchased;
  • Be prepared to travel to other ports to carry out required work;
  • Other duties as required such as assisting with other workshop activities when required;


Qualifications and experience required
The successful applicant must possess the following:

  • Must have at least two (2) years’ experience in a motor vehicle tyre fitting location with experience preferable on all types of Heavy Transport vehicles down to small cars.
  • Current PNG driver’s licence;
  • Able to communicate effectively;
  • Must be punctual , reliable & neat in appearance;
  • Must be physically fit to crouch, stand, kneel to carry out task;
  • Must be knowledgeable in operating pneumatic and hydraulic tyre changer, wheel balancer and other tyre changing tools;
  • Completed Grade ten (10) education with passes;

Written applications with copies of qualifications and names of three (3) referees and reliable contact details should be directed to:
GSE Recruitment
Human Resource Department
Air Niugini Limited
P O Box 7186

E-Mail: recruitment@airniugini.com.pg

Applications close Friday 22nd January 2021.



  1. Meck Tonny Author

    I have a seven years work on hand experience dealing with all fleets of Tyres from light Vehicles up to Heavy Equipments.
    Am really interesting to work with your company so if any Tyre Fitter Technician Position available then please update me as per as perusal.

  2. Meck Author

    I have a seven years work on hand experiences with Porgera Jointed Venture 2013-2020 fixing all fleets of light Vehicles and Heavy Equipment Tyres.
    Am really interested to join your company to carry out Tyre Fitter jobs so any updates then please update me later?


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