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Repair Operator

Operate lockstitch sewing machines to repair defective parts of garments.

What does a Repair Operator do?

Operates lockstitch sewing machine to repair or replace damaged or defective parts of garments: Examines repair tags and markings on garment to locate defects or damage, such as irregular stitches or torn or snagged parts. Removes stitches, using scissors or ripper. Joins replacement parts to garment and sews missing or improperly sewn stitches on garment parts. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title.