Ski Binding Fitter and Repairer

Fit and attach bindings to skis.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ski Binding Fitter and Repairers do?

Fits and attaches bindings to skis, according to customer needs and ski and boot specifications, and repairs ski bindings and skis, using power tools and handtools: Records customer statistics, such as height, weight, skiing experience, and skiing habits to maintain reference file. Reviews customer data and ski manufacturer specifications to determine method of locating and attaching binding to skis. Measures length of ski-running surface with ruler to locate center of skis. Places skis in clamps, positions drilling-jig on skis, and drills holes, using electric hand drill and utilizing knowledge of composition of skis. Screws bindings to skis, using screwdriver, and secures boots in bindings to ensure required flexibility. Replaces defective bindings, cements separated layers of laminated skis, using epoxy resin and clamps, and sharpens ski edges, using file, to repair skis. Occasionally sells skis when sales staff are busy.

Should I be a Ski Binding Fitter and Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to Become a
    Ski Binding Fitter and Repairer

    Ski Binding Fitter and 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 Ski Binding Fitter and Repairer-related education!
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