Dye-House Worker

Load pelts into vats containing solutions to bleach, dye, or clean them.

What does a Dye-House Worker do?

Loads pelts into vats containing solutions to bleach, dye, tan, or clean them. Loads pelts into extractors or drums equipped with paddles to remove excess liquid. Hangs wet pelts over sticks and places them on racks in drying room. Places dried pelts in boxes and trucks pelts to next operation. May stretch skins or replace oils lost in dyeing process.