Laundry Machine Tender

Tend machines that bleach, dye, and dry bedspreads.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Laundry Machine Tenders do?

Tends machines that bleach, dye, and dry bedspreads: Places bedspreads into paddle-dyeing machine and adds chemicals, such as caustic, soap, bleach, dye, and salt, at designated intervals during dyeing cycle to bleach and dye bedspreads. Places dyed bedspreads into ram or centrifugal extractor and starts extractor to remove excess water from spreads [EXTRACTOR OPERATOR]. Places bedspreads into tumble drier and starts drier to dry and fluff spreads.

Should I be a Laundry Machine Tender?

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

  • How to become a Laundry Machine Tender

    Most Laundry Machine Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaiae&chl=no+college+%2883%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%2811%25%29||doctorate+%286%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,83,83
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