Fasten metal bands around bales of cotton that are compressed in presses.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Cotton Tiers do?
Fastens metal bands around bales of cotton that are compressed in press: Inserts metal band through channel in upper ram of press to worker on opposite side of compressed bale who returns band through channels in lower ram to encircle bale. Bends end of band and fastens band to hook of buckle on opposite end of band. When working on opposite side of compressed bale to return metal bands through channels, may be designated Returner.
Should I be a Cotton Tier?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
Also known as:
Can Top Setter, Carton Stapler
How to become a Cotton Tier
Most Cotton Tiers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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