Tire Repairers and Changers
Repair and replace tires.
- Place wheels on balancing machines to determine counterweights required to balance wheels.
- Raise vehicles, using hydraulic jacks.
- Remount wheels onto vehicles.
- Locate punctures in tubeless tires by visual inspection or by immersing inflated tires in water baths and observing air bubbles.
- Reassemble tires onto wheels.
- Replace valve stems and remove puncturing objects.
- Hammer required counterweights onto rims of wheels.
- Rotate tires to different positions on vehicles, using hand tools.
- Inspect tire casings for defects, such as holes or tears.
- Seal punctures in tubeless tires by inserting adhesive material and expanding rubber plugs into punctures, using hand tools.
- Glue tire patches over ruptures in tire casings, using rubber cement.
- Separate tubed tires from wheels, using rubber mallets and metal bars or mechanical tire changers.
- Inflate inner tubes and immerse them in water to locate leaks.
- Clean sides of whitewall tires.
- Order replacements for tires or tubes.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection. (Using onet27)
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High School Diploma
Two: Some Preparation Needed
Mid Range ($28,000 - $35,999)