Tire Repairers & Changers

Service Technician, Tire Changer, Tire Shop Mechanic, Tire Technician

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What they do:
Repair and replace tires.
On the job, you would:
  • Raise vehicles, using hydraulic jacks.
  • Remount wheels onto vehicles.
  • Unbolt and remove wheels from vehicles, using lug wrenches or other hand or power tools.


Engineering and Technology

  • mechanical


  • customer service
  • management


Basic Skills

  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others

Problem Solving

  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


Hand and Finger Use

  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady

Controlled Movement

  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat


People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

They do well at jobs that need:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Integrity
  • Independence
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance


You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software

  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology In Demand

Electronic mail software

  • Microsoft Outlook Hot Technology In Demand

Word processing software

  • Microsoft Word Hot Technology


Education: (rated 2 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or
no high school diploma/GED
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Below Average
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
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