Textile Bleaching & Dyeing Machine Operators & Tenders
Also called: Machine Operator, Dye Operator, Dye Machine Operator, Drug Room Operator
In the Marine Corps: Ship's Serviceman
In the Navy: Ship's Serviceman
What they do:Operate or tend machines to bleach, shrink, wash, dye, or finish textiles or synthetic or glass fibers.
On the job, you would:
- Add dyes, water, detergents, or chemicals to tanks to dilute or strengthen solutions, according to established formulas and solution test results.
- Notify supervisors or mechanics of equipment malfunctions.
- Adjust equipment controls to maintain specified heat, tension, and speed.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Safety and Government
People and Technology Systems
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
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