Operate equipment that color and soften the hides.
What does a Hides and Skins Colorer do?
Operates equipment to color and soften hides: Weighs and mixes specified ingredients with water to prepare coloring solution. Pours solution into tray or drum and adds oil. Pulls hide through tray until specified color is obtained or places hides in drum and starts machine to tumble hides in solution for specified time. Adds ingredients, such as bicarbonate of soda, formic acid, or oil to solution at specified intervals. May be designated according to specialty as Leather Softener, Drum.