Patch damaged parachute canopies.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Parachute Menders do?
Patches damaged parachute canopies, using needle and thread and sewing machine. Replaces defective shrouds and splices connections between shrouds and harness, using handtools.
Should I be a Parachute Mender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Ready for a Challenge:
You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
Calm Under Pressure:
You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
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How to become a Parachute Mender
Parachute Menders often have a Certificate or higher.
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