Overhauler

Repair and rebuild textile machineries and equipment.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

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 a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Independent: 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. Chart?chd=s:19ckaa&chl=no+college+%2842%25%29|certificate+%2849%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|bachelor%27s+%288%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,42,49
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