1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7292-11 Tyre Production Machine Operator

Assembles and builds new tyres or retreads used tyres and vulcanises them.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • lays casings, beads, ply and rubber sheets on drum moulds to produce new tyres
  • operates rollers to remove air from between layers and maintain uniform thickness
  • monitors and maintains quality and sizing standards
  • prepares used tyres for retreading by removing old rubber, roughening surfaces and producing uniform shape and radius
  • applies new tread to used tyres by spraying cement and fitting tread rubber to casings
  • operates vulcaniser presses and controls curing processes
  • inspects, trims and finishes tyres
  • stacks finished products
  • may perform tyre and tube repairing, fitting and balancing

Specialisations:
Tyre Builder
Tyre Retreader

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