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Job Description:

  • 1) Off bears from delivery end of range or machine that dyes, finishes, washes, treats, or dries cloth or other textile goods: Observes as cloth winds onto rolls or passes through swing-folding attachment into trucks and notifies supervisor of obvious flaws.

  • 2) Measures cloth with ruler and feels cloth discharging from drying cans or tenter frame to verify that cloth meets specifications for width and dryness.

  • 3) Moves lever to lower blade that cuts cloth at seams or ravels seams connecting lengths to remove cloth from machine.

  • 4) Pushes roll of cloth onto platform or lifts roll from machine brackets, using hoist.

  • 5) Places tube on winding shaft and starts cloth winding on tube.

  • 6) Replaces filled truck at swing-folding attachment with empty truck to receive folded cloth.

  • 7) May wrap cloth roll with burlap.

  • 8) May regulate heat of drying cans and flow of water into washboxes by turning valves.

  • 9) May be designated according to type of machine as Cloth-Bleaching-Range Back-Tender; Cloth-Finishing-Range Back-Tender; Cloth-Washer Back-Tender; Drying-Machine Back-Tender; Dyeing-Machine Back-Tender; Tenter-Frame Back-Tender.

  • 10) May be designated: Cloth-Mercerizer Back-Tender; Desizing-Machine Back-Tender; Dry-Cans Back-Tender; Mangle Back-Tender; Mangle Catcher; Singer Back-Tender; Soaping-Machine Back-Tender; Tire-Fabric-Impregnating-Range Back-Tender; White-Washer Piler.




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DOT:   589.686-010

Job Number: 493