Dry-Cans Operator

Tend drying cans that dry cloth after washing, desizing, or finishing.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Dry-Cans Operators do?

Tends drying cans that dry cloth following processes, such as washing, desizing, or finishing: Positions truck of folded cloth at feed-end of machine. Pins cloth end to preceding bolt or sews ends together with sewing machine. Turns valve to admit steam into revolving cans that dry fabric as fabric is drawn around and between cans. Moves lever to regulate speed of revolving cans to adjust drying time according to cloth thickness. Turns wheel to change cloth tension according to type or style of fabric.

Should I be a Dry-Cans Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cans Operator, Cloth-Dry-Can Operator

    How to become a Dry-Cans Operator

    Most Dry-Cans Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
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