Lingo Cleaner

Clean metal lingos used in Jacquard loom harnesses.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lingo Cleaners do?

Cleans metal lingos used in Jacquard loom harness: Cuts harness cords from lingo, using curved, flexible knife, and lays lingos in tray. Places tray of lingos in tub filled with cleaning solution, boils solution to remove dirt and oil from lingos, and rinses lingos in adjoining tub. Places tray of cleaned lingos in drying cabinet. Removes trays from drying cabinet and ties lingos in bunches with cords.

Should I be a Lingo Cleaner?

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.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Line Cleaner, Shafting Cleaner, Smoking Pipes Cleaner, Spinning Frame Cleaner

    How to become a Lingo Cleaner

    Most Lingo Cleaners 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:9gsaaa&chl=no+college+%2872%25%29|certificate+%287%25%29|associate%27s+%2821%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,72,72
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