Fabric-Machine Operator II

Tend automatic machines that cut, bend, and couple wire links.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fabric-Machine Operator IIs do?

Tends automatic machines that cut, bend, and couple wire links to form mesh mattress supports for cots, folding beds, and other furniture: Mounts two spools of wire on machine racks and threads ends into feed rollers that form lengthwise and crosswise spring links. Starts machine and allows machine to operate until desired length of wire mesh has been fabricated. Inspects emerging fabric and replaces missing or defective links, using wire snippers and pliers. Adjusts cams and setscrews of machine to correct malfunctions, using handtools.

Should I be a Fabric-Machine Operator II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • How to Become a
    Fabric-Machine Operator II

    Fabric-Machine Operator IIs 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. Check out these schools offering Fabric-Machine Operator II-related education!
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