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Fabric-Machine Operator II

Tend automatic machines that cut, bend, and couple wire links.

What does a Fabric-Machine Operator II do?

Tends automatic machines that cut, bend, and couple wire links to form mesh mattress supports for cots, folding beds, and other furniture: Mounts two spools of wire on machine racks and threads ends into feed rollers that form lengthwise and crosswise spring links. Starts machine and allows machine to operate until desired length of wire mesh has been fabricated. Inspects emerging fabric and replaces missing or defective links, using wire snippers and pliers. Adjusts cams and setscrews of machine to correct malfunctions, using handtools.