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Stove-Carriage Operator

Operate stove carriages to form bight in floor covering.

What does a Stove-Carriage Operator do?

Operates stove carriage to form bight in floor covering and to feed floor covering into curing stoves, working as member of team: Turns crank to position carriage over batten irons. Adjusts controls to form bight and dip. Places cone in curve of dip to prevent kinks and sticking. Places spacing strips of prescribed material over batten irons to form cushion for additional layer of floor covering. Marks or labels sections for sampling. May be designated according to tasks performed as Bight Maker; Carriage Feeder.