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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends machines that recap and retread tires for reuse: Inspects tire to determine whether it is suitable for recapping and rejects tire if damaged beyond repair.

  • 2) Pushes tire against power buffing wheels, using tire holder, to prepare tire for recapping or retreading.

  • 3) Builds new tread onto buffed casing, using brush or spray gun to apply rubber cement, and hand roller to cause tread to adhere to casing.

  • 4) Tends mold that vulcanizes tread onto tire and molds tread design, and adjusts controls to inflate air bag within tire to specified pressure and heat mold to required temperature.

  • 5) May tend machine that automatically ingests, extrudes, and applies rubber to buffed tire.




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DOT:   750.685-014

Job Number: 11251