Automobile Tire Builders

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Automobile Tire Builders

Automobile Tire Builders - Preparation

To work as a tire building machine operator, you typically need to:

  • have a high school diploma or equivalent; and
  • complete moderate-term, on-the-job training.

Education after high school

No formal education is required beyond high school.

On-the-job training

Tire building machine operators learn their skills on the job from experienced workers. During training, you learn how to:

  • set up equipment;
  • operate machines; and
  • check for quality.

The length of training varies by employer and type of machine. In general, you receive up to one year of training.

Source: Illinois Career Information System (CIS) brought to you by Illinois Department of Employment Security.