Production Ski Repairer

Repair defects in skis damaged in production or defective in material.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Production Ski Repairers do?

Repairs defects in skis damaged in production or defective in material, using handtools and power tools: Examines designated defects and markings on ski to determine type repair required. Selects specified fiberglass mat patch and positions patch over defect. Pours epoxy resin on patch to cause patch to adhere to ski. Places patched area into heated mold press to shape and dry patch. Removes ski from mold press and trims patched area with knife. Drills holes and trims damaged area to provide access to defect for skis having defects in plastic base layer, using portable drill and knife. Aligns polyethylene-plastic sliver with defect in base layer and rubs soldering iron over sliver to melt plastic into defect. Smooths repaired ski to remove excess patching, using belt sander. May repair and refinish user-damaged skis in ski manufacturer’s service shop.

Should I be a Production Ski Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Repairer, Assembled Wood Products, Ski Repairer, Production

    How to become a Production Ski Repairer

    Production Ski Repairers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Production Ski Repairer-related education!
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