Repair and rebuild textile machineries and equipment.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Overhaulers do?
Repairs and rebuilds textile machinery and equipment, using handtools and measuring instruments: Adjusts parts, such as rollers and cylinders, using wrenches and thickness gauges. Aligns and levels spinning, twisting, and slubber frames, using straightedge, level, and plumb bob. May install or move machinery. May set up machines. May plumb spindles on spinning or twisting frames.
Should I be an Overhauler?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
Also known as:
Loom Overhauler, Machine Overhauler, Outfitter
How to become an Overhauler
Most Overhaulers have an Associate's degree or a Certificate.
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