Vehicle trimmers make, install, repair, replace or modify the seats, upholstery, roof and door linings, interior trim and floor coverings of a vehicle. They work on cars, trucks, vintage vehicles, buses, caravans, trains, aircraft and boats.
Duties & Tasks
Vehicle trimmers may perform the following tasks:remove old coverings or fittings from vehicles and take new measurementsselect, measure and cut out pieces of fabric, vinyl or leather using shears or electric cutting toolssew pieces together using industrial sewing machinesfit trim in vehiclesrepair and manufacture seat coversrefit, align and check window winding mechanisms, door locks and other interior partswaterproof and dustproof vehicles using weather strips and draught sealersmanufacture work according to drawings and sketches.
- enjoy practical and manual activities good hand-eye coordination able to work neatly and accurately able to solve problems able to cope with the physical demands of the job normal colour vision.