Cut grooves in treads of worn, vulcanized, or retreaded tires.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Tire Groovers do?
Cuts grooves in treads of worn, vulcanized, or retreaded tires, using hand cutting tool: Fastens tire on holder. Pulls electrically heated grooving knife around circumference of tread to form grooves, following old design or laying out new design. Cuts crosswise grooves in tread in similar manner.
Should I be a Tire Groover?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
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How to become a Tire Groover
Tire Groovers 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.
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