Tend automatic looms that weave pile yarns and warp yarn materials.
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
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
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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.
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