Repair broken or knotted yarns in braided jackets of fire hoses.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Braider Setters do?
Repairs broken or knotted yarn in braided jacket of firehose: Reverses braiding machine to unbraid yarn to defective area. Untangles knots, ties broken strands, and turns spools of yarn to take up slack. Starts machine and signals BRAIDING-MACHINE TENDER when defect is corrected. Changes pitch gear on braiding machine as specified, using wrench, and verifies pitch of braid with rule. Moves supplies to BRAIDING-MACHINE TENDER using handtrucks. May inflate hose to specified diameter to prepare it for covering.
Should I be a Braider Setter?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
How to become a Braider Setter
Braider Setters generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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