Tire Regrooving Machine Operator

Set up and operate machines to regroove tread surface of pneumatic tires.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tire Regrooving Machine Operators do?

Sets up and operates machine to regroove tread surface of pneumatic tires without removing tire from vehicle: Raises front or rear of vehicle, using hydraulic jack. Positions regrooving machine beneath tire and secures in place. Measures depth of usable tread rubber, using awl. Sets cutting blades of machine to maximum depth consistent with safety. Guides blade to cut desired pattern in tread surface as machine automatically revolves tire. May groove tires by hand [TIRE GROOVER].

Should I be a Tire Regrooving Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to Become a
    Tire Regrooving Machine Operator

    Tire Regrooving Machine Operators 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 Tire Regrooving Machine Operator-related education!
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