Tire Builders

Operate machines to build tires.

Median Annual Wage: $42,540

Education: High school diploma or equivalent (87%); Less than high school diploma (13%)

Projected Growth: Decline (-3% or lower)

Related Job Titles: Press Operator; Buffer; Tire Builder; Buffer Operator; Builder Operator; Recapper; Retread Builder; Retreader; Splicer; Tire Assembler

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    • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • Operation Monitoring - Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
    • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.
    • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
    • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
    • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

    Source: O*NET OnLine information for Tire Builders.

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