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Job Description:

  • 1) Operates machine to tuft designs on articles, such as rugs and bedspreads: Places yarn packages on spindles and draws ends through machine guides, tensions, and needle eyes.

  • 2) Depresses pedal to activate tufting mechanism and guides material under tufting needles, following design specifications.

  • 3) Observes tufting to detect defects, such as broken yarn and needles.

  • 4) Rethreads machine or replaces damaged needles.

  • 5) Rethreads machine needle with specified color of yarn to tuft multicolor design.

  • 6) Workers who tend machines that tuft continuous lengths of cloth are classified under TUFTING-MACHINE OPERATOR.




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DOT:   687.682-014

Job Number: 11543