Harness Placer

Place new harness assemblies and loom beams in the looms.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Harness Placers do?

Places new harness assembly and loom beam in loom to prepare loom to weave different pattern: Unbolts reed and drop wires, wires, and unhooks pattern control cords from harness frames to release harness assembly in loom. Removes harness assembly and loom beam from loom, using hoist. Bolts or screws new reed and drop wires in place on loom. Positions harness frames in loom and connects pattern control cords to frames. Positions loom beam on brackets, using hoist. May level harness frames. May place pattern chain on loom.

Should I be a Harness Placer?

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

  • Also known as: Harness Tier

    How to become a Harness Placer

    Most Harness Placers 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. Chart?chd=s:9adaab&chl=no+college+%2893%25%29||associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%282%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,93,93
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