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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends one or more machines that lay fiber strands or twine into rope and wind rope onto reels: Selects and mounts reels of ready or twine on machine according to rope size specified, using hoist.

  • 2) Threads strands or twine from reels through guides to twisting mechanism, and splices strands or twine to lead rope attached to reel.

  • 3) Starts machine and monitors operation to detect defective laying or winding of rope.

  • 4) Stops machine when counter shows specified length is wound.

  • 5) Cuts rope with knife and binds coil with cord to prevent unwinding.

  • 6) Hammers pin from end of reel and pulls it from coil.

  • 7) May weigh coils.

  • 8) May install gears and tubes to produce specified types and sizes of rope, using handtools.

  • 9) May burn or cut rough spots from rope, using soldering iron or scissors.

  • 10) May tend machine that forms and twists fiber strands into rope.




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Job Number: 8575