Axminster Weaver

Tend automatic looms that weave pile yarns and warp yarn materials.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Axminster Weavers do?

Tends automatic looms simultaneously that weave pile yarn, filling yarn, and warp yarn material to produce carpets and rugs with various colored designs: Starts previously set up loom and observes weaving to detect breaks in yarn and weaving defects. Stops loom, pieces up broken ends, and removes filling yarn back to point where defect begins to correct imperfections. Pulls lever to actuate endless chain that moves spools of pile yarn into position for weaving.


Should I be an Axminster Weaver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Weaver, Axminster

    How to become an Axminster Weaver

    Most Axminster Weavers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9adaab&chl=no+college+%2893%25%29||associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,93,93
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