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Woolen Mill Utility Worker

Perform duties in weaving and finishing departments of woolen mills.

What does a Woolen Mill Utility Worker do?

Performs any combination of following duties in weaving, spinning, carding, and finishing departments of woolen mill: Threads or laps cloth between or over rolls of processing equipment, such as washers, dryers, and dye vats. Cuts tacking stitch that secures top and bottom layers of folded cloth with scissors and pulls out threads. Transports wool, yarn, and cloth between operations and departments, using handtruck or hoist. Replaces empty spools with full spools of roving on creel of roving or spinning machines. Cleans machines and floor area of grease, dirt, and lint, using air and vacuum hose, broom, and rags. May be designated according to task performed as Tacking-Stitch Remover.