Depress pedals to rotate drums, and wind specified numbers of plies around drums to form tire bodies.
Start rollers that bond tread and plies as drums revolve.
Activate bead setters that press prefabricated beads onto plies.
Inspect worn tires for faults, cracks, cuts and nail holes, and to determine if tires are suitable for retreading.
Cut plies at splice points, and press ends together to form continuous bands.
Align treads with guides, start drums to wind treads onto plies, and slice ends.
Position rollers that turn ply edges under and over beads, or use steel rods to turn ply edges.
Position ply stitcher rollers and drums according to width of stock, using hand tools and gauges.
Build semi-raw rubber treads onto buffed tire casings in order to prepare tires for vulcanization in recapping or retreading processes.
Wind chafers and breakers onto plies.
Pull plies from supply racks, and align plies with edges of drums.
Roll camelbacks onto casings by hand, and cut camelbacks, using knives.
Clean and paint completed tires.
Fit inner tubes and final layers of rubber onto tires.
Rub cement sticks on drum edges to provide adhesive surfaces for plies.
Fill cuts and holes in tires, using hot rubber.
Brush or spray solvents onto plies to ensure adhesion, and repeat process as specified, alternating direction of each ply to strengthen tires.
Roll hand rollers over rebuilt casings, exerting pressure to ensure adhesion between camelbacks and casings.
Measure tires to determine mold size requirements.
Depress pedals to collapse drums after processing is complete.
Trim excess rubber and imperfections during retreading processes.
Place tires into molds for new tread.
Sales and Marketing
Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Attention to Detail
Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Job requires being honest and ethical.
Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
Concern for Others
Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.