Parachute Line Tier
Tie shroud lines and suspension cords to signal-flare parachutes.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Parachute Line Tiers do?
Ties shroud lines and suspension cords to signal-flare parachutes: Threads ends of shroud lines through eyelets in edge of parachute and ends of suspension cords through eyes of swivels to which flares are attached. Ties knots in lines and cords to secure them. May cut holes in parachute edge for insertion of shroud lines, using scissors. May verify length of attached suspension cords or shroud lines, using flexible steel tape. May tend machine that attaches eyelets to parachutes. May be designated according to line or cord attached as Shroud-Line Tier; Suspension-Cord Tier.
Should I be a Parachute Line Tier?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
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How to become a Parachute Line Tier
Most Parachute Line Tiers 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.
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