Machine Cloth Measurer

Tend machines that measure cloths.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Machine Cloth Measurers do?

Tends machine that measures cloth preparatory to or after dyeing and finishing: Threads cloth from supply truck, bale, or roll through feeder rollers, and laps end around takeup roll of machine or guides cloth through swing-folding attachment. Turns knob to set yardage meter to zero. Starts machine and straightens cloth that becomes twisted entering machine. Stops machine and records yardage of cloth as indicated by meter. May compare meter reading with yardage on manufacturer’s tag and record difference. May weigh cloth and record weight.


Should I be a Machine Cloth Measurer?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Cloth Measurer, Machine, Measurer, Machine

    How to become a Machine Cloth Measurer

    Machine Cloth Measurers 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 Machine Cloth Measurer-related education!
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