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CODE: 689.685-106Buy the DOT:Download
TITLE(s): QUILTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (glove & mit.; tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: stitcher

Tends one or more automatic, multiple-needle sewing machines that quilt layers of material used to make articles, such as work gloves, quilts, or padding: Places supply packages on thread holders and draws ends through guides, tensions, and needle eyes, using tweezers. Inserts bobbins in shuttle and draws thread through guides and looper eyes. Pulls boxes of flatfolded material into feeding position or mounts rolls of material onto machine with aid of another worker, using chain hoist or electric lift truck. Threads ends of material under yardage counter and needles, and laps end around takeup rod. Starts machine and observes material sewn to detect broken threads, uneven edges or wrinkles, and defective stitching or stitch design. Rethreads needles, straightens edges of material layers, and regulates tension on material or thread, or notifies maintenance department to adjust machine or alter setup. Cuts material when specified yardage has been quilted, using hand shears or electric knife, and doffs roll. Replaces defective or broken needles. Feels needles to detect rough places and smooths rough area, using sandpaper. May unroll bolts of material onto machine table in specified order of layers and draw ends between feeder rollers.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 92721 Sewing Machine Operators, Non-Garment

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CODE: 689.685-106 Buy the DOT:Download TITLE(s): QUILTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (glove & mit.; tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: stitcher

Tends one or more automatic, multiple-needle sewing machines that quilt layers of material used to make articles, such as work gloves, quilts, or padding: Places supply packages on thread holders and draws ends through guides, tensions, and needle eyes, using tweezers. Inserts bobbins in shuttle and draws thread through guides and looper eyes. Pulls boxes of flatfolded material into feeding position or mounts rolls of material onto machine with aid of another worker, using chain hoist or electric lift truck. Threads ends of material under yardage counter and needles, and laps end around takeup rod. Starts machine and observes material sewn to detect broken threads, uneven edges or wrinkles, and defective stitching or stitch design. Rethreads needles, straightens edges of material layers, and regulates tension on material or thread, or notifies maintenance department to adjust machine or alter setup. Cuts material when specified yardage has been quilted, using hand shears or electric knife, and doffs roll. Replaces defective or broken needles. Feels needles to detect rough places and smooths rough area, using sandpaper. May unroll bolts of material onto machine table in specified order of layers and draw ends between feeder rollers.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 92721 Sewing Machine Operators, Non-Garment


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