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.
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.