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Tyre Fitters

ANZSCO ID 899415

Overview

All Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters

  • $1,014 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Tyre Fitters

  • 6,200 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 90% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 46 hours Average full-time
  • 31 years Average age
  • 1% female Gender Share

Tyre Fitters fit, repair and replace tyres on motor vehicles.

You can work as a Tyre Fitter without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II in automotive tyre servicing technology may be useful.

Tasks
  • Inspects tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairs punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres.
  • Operates air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles.
  • Balances wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment.

Prospects

Pathways

You can work as a Tyre Fitter without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II in automotive tyre servicing technology may be useful.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Automotive Retail, Service and Repair and Automotive Manufacturing Sector VET training pathways.

Skills & Knowledge

Employers look for Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters who are reliable, can interact with others, and are well presented.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Mechanical

    61% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  2. Customer and personal service

    49% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. Sales and marketing

    47% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  4. Production and processing

    40% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  5. Administration and management

    40% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  6. Education and training

    39% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  7. Computers and electronics

    39% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  8. Mathematics

    37% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  9. Transportation

    36% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  10. English language

    36% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  11. Engineering and technology

    36% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  12. Public safety and security

    33% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  13. Law and government

    29% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  14. Clerical

    26% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  15. Personnel and human resources

    24% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  16. Technical design

    21% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  17. Building and construction

    21% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  18. Telecommunications

    20% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  19. Psychology

    17% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  20. Economics and accounting

    14% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Operation and control

    41% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  2. Operation monitoring

    39% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  3. Repairing

    39% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  4. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  5. Time management

    37% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  6. Troubleshooting

    37% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  7. Active listening

    36% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  8. Critical thinking

    34% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  9. Quality control analysis

    34% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  10. Complex problem solving

    32% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Monitoring

    32% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  12. Social perceptiveness

    32% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  13. Speaking

    32% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  14. Instructing

    32% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  15. Management of personnel resources

    32% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  16. Coordination with others

    30% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  17. Judgment and decision making

    30% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  18. Active learning

    29% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  19. Equipment maintenance

    29% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  20. Reading comprehension

    29% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Static strength

    55% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  2. Extent flexibility

    52% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  3. Trunk strength

    50% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  4. Near vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  5. Manual dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  6. Finger dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  7. Oral comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  8. Multilimb coordination

    43% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  9. Control precision

    43% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  10. Oral expression

    43% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  11. Reaction time

    43% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  12. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  13. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  14. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  15. Sorting or ordering

    41% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  16. Selective attention

    37% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Speech recognition

    36% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  18. Arm-hand steadiness

    32% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  19. Speech clarity

    32% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  20. Inductive reasoning

    30% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    67% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Doing physically active work

    62% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  3. Monitoring people, processes and things

    60% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  4. Making decisions and solving problems

    57% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  5. Controlling equipment or machines

    56% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  6. Checking for errors or defects

    56% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  7. Researching and investigating

    54% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  8. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    54% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  9. Looking for changes over time

    52% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  10. Working with mechanical equipment

    51% Skill level

    Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment.

  11. Working with the public

    51% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  12. Assessing and evaluating things

    50% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  13. Communicating within a team

    50% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  14. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    48% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  15. Planning and prioritising work

    48% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  16. Making sense of information and ideas

    47% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  17. Collecting and organising information

    47% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  18. Driving vehicles or equipment

    46% Skill level

    Running, manoeuvring, navigating, or driving things like forklifts, vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

  19. Checking compliance with standards

    44% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  20. Training and teaching others

    44% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 49-3093.00 - Tire Repairers and Changers.

Work Environment

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    96% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  2. Spend time standing

    93% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  3. Indoors, not heat controlled

    93% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    91% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Contact with people

    90% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  7. Teamwork

    88% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Exposure to contaminants

    87% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  9. Very hot or cold temperatures

    85% Important

    Work in very hot or cold temperatures.

  10. Contact with the public

    83% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  11. Time pressure

    83% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  12. Bending or twisting your body

    81% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  13. Frequent decision making

    81% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Freedom to make decisions

    80% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  15. Telephone

    80% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  16. Walking and running

    80% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    79% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Impact of decisions

    79% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  19. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    79% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  20. Kneeling, crouching, stooping, or crawling

    78% Important

    Spend time kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    57% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Relationships

    48% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Independence

    38% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  4. Achievement

    29% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  5. Recognition

    29% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  6. Working conditions

    29% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    100% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    57% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Analytical

    43% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Enterprising

    29% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  5. Helping

    29% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Creative

    14% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 49-3093.00 - Tire Repairers and Changers.

All Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters

  • $1,014 Weekly Pay
  • Stable Future Growth

Tyre Fitters

  • 6,200 workers Employment Size
  • Lower skill Skill level rating
  • 90% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 46 hours Average full-time
  • 31 years Average age
  • 1% female Gender Share

Tyre Fitters fit, repair and replace tyres on motor vehicles.

You can work as a Tyre Fitter without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II in automotive tyre servicing technology may be useful.

Tasks
  • Inspects tyres to determine which repair action to implement and repairs punctures in tubes and tubeless tyres.
  • Operates air driven equipment to remove and refit tyres and tubes on vehicles.
  • Balances wheels and tyres using static and electronic equipment.

You can work as a Tyre Fitter without formal qualifications, however, a certificate II in automotive tyre servicing technology may be useful.

Before starting a course, check it will provide you with the skills and qualifications you need. Visit

  • My Skills to compare Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses, providers and student outcomes.
  • AAPathways website to explore Automotive Retail, Service and Repair and Automotive Manufacturing Sector VET training pathways.

Employers look for Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters who are reliable, can interact with others, and are well presented.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Mechanical

    61% Skill level

    Machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  2. Customer and personal service

    49% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. Sales and marketing

    47% Skill level

    Showing, promoting, and selling including marketing strategy, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.

  4. Production and processing

    40% Skill level

    Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and ways of making and distributing goods.

  5. Administration and management

    40% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  6. Education and training

    39% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  7. Computers and electronics

    39% Skill level

    Circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

  8. Mathematics

    37% Skill level

    Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics.

  9. Transportation

    36% Skill level

    Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

  10. English language

    36% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  11. Engineering and technology

    36% Skill level

    Use engineering, science and technology to design and produce goods and services.

  12. Public safety and security

    33% Skill level

    Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

  13. Law and government

    29% Skill level

    How our laws and courts work. Government rules and regulations, and the political system.

  14. Clerical

    26% Skill level

    Word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office work.

  15. Personnel and human resources

    24% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

  16. Technical design

    21% Skill level

    Design techniques, tools, and principles used to make detailed technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

  17. Building and construction

    21% Skill level

    Materials, and methods used to construct or repair houses, buildings, or other structures like highways and roads.

  18. Telecommunications

    20% Skill level

    Transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems.

  19. Psychology

    17% Skill level

    Human behaviour; differences in ability, personality, and interests; learning and motivation; research methods; assessing and treating disorders.

  20. Economics and accounting

    14% Skill level

    Economics and accounting, the financial markets, banking and checking and reporting of financial data.

Skills

Skills can be improved through training or experience.

  1. Operation and control

    41% Skill level

    Controlling equipment or systems.

  2. Operation monitoring

    39% Skill level

    Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

  3. Repairing

    39% Skill level

    Fixing machines or systems.

  4. Serving others

    37% Skill level

    Looking for ways to help people.

  5. Time management

    37% Skill level

    Managing your own and other peoples' time to get work done.

  6. Troubleshooting

    37% Skill level

    Figuring out why a machine or system went wrong and working out what to do about it.

  7. Active listening

    36% Skill level

    Listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions.

  8. Critical thinking

    34% Skill level

    Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem.

  9. Quality control analysis

    34% Skill level

    Doing tests and checking products, services, or processes to make sure they are working properly.

  10. Complex problem solving

    32% Skill level

    Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it.

  11. Monitoring

    32% Skill level

    Keeping track of how well work is progressing so you can make changes or improvements.

  12. Social perceptiveness

    32% Skill level

    Understanding why people react the way they do.

  13. Speaking

    32% Skill level

    Talking to others.

  14. Instructing

    32% Skill level

    Teaching people how to do something.

  15. Management of personnel resources

    32% Skill level

    Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, and choosing the best people for the job.

  16. Coordination with others

    30% Skill level

    Being adaptable and coordinating work with other people.

  17. Judgment and decision making

    30% Skill level

    Figuring out the pros and cons of different options and choosing the best one.

  18. Active learning

    29% Skill level

    Being able to use what you have learnt to solve problems now and again in the future.

  19. Equipment maintenance

    29% Skill level

    Maintaining equipment and deciding what maintenance will be needed in the future.

  20. Reading comprehension

    29% Skill level

    Reading work related information.

Abilities

Workers use these physical and mental abilities.

  1. Static strength

    55% Skill level

    Lift, push, pull, or carry things.

  2. Extent flexibility

    52% Skill level

    Bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

  3. Trunk strength

    50% Skill level

    Use your abdominal and lower back muscles a number of times without 'giving out' or fatiguing.

  4. Near vision

    46% Skill level

    See details that are up-close (within a few feet).

  5. Manual dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  6. Finger dexterity

    45% Skill level

    Put together small parts with your fingers.

  7. Oral comprehension

    45% Skill level

    Listen to and understand what people say.

  8. Multilimb coordination

    43% Skill level

    Use your arms and/or legs at the same time while sitting, standing, or lying down.

  9. Control precision

    43% Skill level

    Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

  10. Oral expression

    43% Skill level

    Communicate by speaking.

  11. Reaction time

    43% Skill level

    Quickly move your hand, finger, or foot when a sound, light, picture or something else appears.

  12. Deductive reasoning

    41% Skill level

    Use general rules to find answers or solve problems logically.

  13. Far vision

    41% Skill level

    See details that are far away.

  14. Problem spotting

    41% Skill level

    Notice when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong, even if you can't solve the problem.

  15. Sorting or ordering

    41% Skill level

    Order or arrange things in a pattern or sequence (e.g., numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  16. Selective attention

    37% Skill level

    Pay attention to something without being distracted.

  17. Speech recognition

    36% Skill level

    Identify and understand the speech of another person.

  18. Arm-hand steadiness

    32% Skill level

    Keep your hand or arm steady.

  19. Speech clarity

    32% Skill level

    Speak clearly so others can understand you.

  20. Inductive reasoning

    30% Skill level

    Use lots of detailed information to come up with answers or make general rules.

Activities

These are kinds of activities workers regularly do in this job.

  1. Handling and moving objects

    67% Skill level

    Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, moving and manipulating objects.

  2. Doing physically active work

    62% Skill level

    Use your arms, legs and whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling objects.

  3. Monitoring people, processes and things

    60% Skill level

    Checking objects, actions, or events, and keeping an eye out for problems.

  4. Making decisions and solving problems

    57% Skill level

    Using information to work out the best solution and solve problems.

  5. Controlling equipment or machines

    56% Skill level

    Operating machines or processes either directly or using controls (not including computers or vehicles).

  6. Checking for errors or defects

    56% Skill level

    Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials for errors, problems or defects.

  7. Researching and investigating

    54% Skill level

    Looking for, getting and understanding different kinds of information.

  8. Keeping your knowledge up-to-date

    54% Skill level

    Keeping up-to-date with technology and new ideas.

  9. Looking for changes over time

    52% Skill level

    Comparing objects, actions, or events. Looking for differences between them or changes over time.

  10. Working with mechanical equipment

    51% Skill level

    Servicing, repairing, adjusting, and testing machines, devices, moving parts, and equipment.

  11. Working with the public

    51% Skill level

    Greeting or serving customers, clients or guests, and public speaking or performing.

  12. Assessing and evaluating things

    50% Skill level

    Working out the value, importance, or quality of things, services or people.

  13. Communicating within a team

    50% Skill level

    Giving information to co-workers by telephone, in writing, or in person.

  14. Estimating amounts, costs and resources

    48% Skill level

    Working out sizes, distances, amounts, time, costs, resources, or materials needed for a task.

  15. Planning and prioritising work

    48% Skill level

    Deciding on goals and putting together a detailed plan to get the work done.

  16. Making sense of information and ideas

    47% Skill level

    Looking at, working with, and understanding data or information.

  17. Collecting and organising information

    47% Skill level

    Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or checking information or data.

  18. Driving vehicles or equipment

    46% Skill level

    Running, manoeuvring, navigating, or driving things like forklifts, vehicles, aircraft, or water craft.

  19. Checking compliance with standards

    44% Skill level

    Deciding whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.

  20. Training and teaching others

    44% Skill level

    Understanding the needs of others, developing training programs, and teaching or instructing.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 49-3093.00 - Tire Repairers and Changers.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

Filter Work Environment

Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Using your hands to handle, control, or feel

    96% Important

    Spend time using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls.

  2. Spend time standing

    93% Important

    Spend time standing at work.

  3. Indoors, not heat controlled

    93% Important

    Work indoors without heating or cooling (e.g., warehouse without heat).

  4. Face-to-face discussions

    92% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  5. Being exact or accurate

    91% Important

    Be very exact or highly accurate.

  6. Contact with people

    90% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  7. Teamwork

    88% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  8. Exposure to contaminants

    87% Important

    Be exposed to pollutants, gases, dust or odours.

  9. Very hot or cold temperatures

    85% Important

    Work in very hot or cold temperatures.

  10. Contact with the public

    83% Important

    Work with customers or the public.

  11. Time pressure

    83% Important

    Work to strict deadlines.

  12. Bending or twisting your body

    81% Important

    Spend time bending or twisting your body.

  13. Frequent decision making

    81% Important

    Frequently make decisions that impact other people.

  14. Freedom to make decisions

    80% Important

    Have freedom to make decision on your own.

  15. Telephone

    80% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  16. Walking and running

    80% Important

    Spend time walking and running.

  17. Making repetitive motions

    79% Important

    Spend time making repetitive motions.

  18. Impact of decisions

    79% Important

    Make decisions that have a large impact on other people.

  19. Wear common protective or safety equipment

    79% Important

    Wear equipment like safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hard hats or life jackets.

  20. Kneeling, crouching, stooping, or crawling

    78% Important

    Spend time kneeling, crouching, stooping or crawling.

Values

Work values are important to a person’s feeling of satisfaction. All six values are shown below.

  1. Support

    57% Important

    Supportive management that stands behind employees. Workers are treated fairly by their company, they are supported by management, and have supervisors who train them well.

  2. Relationships

    48% Important

    Serve and work with others. Workers usually get along well with each other, do things to help other people, and are rarely pressured to do things that go against their sense of right and wrong.

  3. Independence

    38% Important

    Work alone and make decisions. Workers are able to try out their own ideas, make decisions on their own, and work with little or no supervision.

  4. Achievement

    29% Important

    Results oriented. Workers are able to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.

  5. Recognition

    29% Important

    Advancement and the potential to lead. Workers are recognised for the work that they do, they may give directions and instructions to others, and they are looked up to in their company and their community.

  6. Working conditions

    29% Important

    Job security and good working conditions. There is usually a steady flow of interesting work, and the pay and conditions are generally good.

Interests

Interests are the style or type of work we prefer to do. All interest areas are shown below.

  1. Practical

    100% Important

    Practical, hands-on work. Often with plants and animals, or materials like wood, tools, and machinery.

  2. Administrative

    57% Important

    Following set procedures and routines. Working with numbers and details more than with ideas, usually following rules.

  3. Analytical

    43% Important

    Ideas and thinking. Searching for facts and figuring out problems in your head.

  4. Enterprising

    29% Important

    Starting up and carrying out projects. Leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes require risk taking and often deal with business.

  5. Helping

    29% Important

    Working with people. Helping or providing service to others.

  6. Creative

    14% Important

    Working with forms, designs and patterns. Often need self-expression and can be done without following rules.

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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 49-3093.00 - Tire Repairers and Changers.
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