Set up and operate machines to regroove tread surface of pneumatic tires.
What does a Tire Regrooving Machine Operator do?
Sets up and operates machine to regroove tread surface of pneumatic tires without removing tire from vehicle: Raises front or rear of vehicle, using hydraulic jack. Positions regrooving machine beneath tire and secures in place. Measures depth of usable tread rubber, using awl. Sets cutting blades of machine to maximum depth consistent with safety. Guides blade to cut desired pattern in tread surface as machine automatically revolves tire. May groove tires by hand [TIRE GROOVER].