Profession tyre fitter

Tyre fitters inspect, maintain, repair and fit tyres to vehicles. They advise clients on different tyre and wheel types. Furthermore they balance the tyres, verify that the wheels are aligned correctly and ensure compliance with safety standards and regulations.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional
  • Realistic / Enterprising
  • Realistic / Investigative

Knowledge

  • Types of tyres

    Different types of rubber coverings and inflated tubes used for specific vehicles and weather conditions such as winter and summer tyres, performance tyres, truck or tractor tyres.

Skills

  • Clean tyres

    Clean the completed tyres in order to prepare them for painting.

  • Replace tyres

    Replace worn out or broken tyres of motor vehicles by using hand and power tools. Choose new tyres according to customer requirements and motor vehicle model.

  • Balance tyres

    Measure the static and dynamic balance of tyres using sensors, bubble balancers and spin balancers, and adjust by fitting weights on the wheel to correct any unbalance and avoid vibrations, noise and ocillations.

  • Inspect worn tyres

    Inspect worn tyres in order to determine if they can be retreaded, evaluating the degree of damages such as cracks, cuts or other faults.

  • Sell tyres

    Identify the customer` needs, advise them on the right type of tyres and process payments.

  • Maintain technical equipment

    Maintain an inventory of cultivation equipment and supplies. Order additional materials as needed.

  • Inspect repaired tyres

    Inspect the rebuffed and fully vulcanized tyres in order to detect if any flaws are still present.

Optional knowledge and skills

store goods monitor stock level apply rubber patches order inventories of car care supplies mechanics paint tyres maintain warehouse database write records for repairs clamp tyre into mould prepare tyres for vulcanization rebuff tyre coat inside of tyres adapt to new technology used in cars adjust bag inside tyres car controls