Rug Dyer Helper

Dye and dry carpets and rugs.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rug Dyer Helpers do?

Performs any combination of following duties to dye and dry carpets and rugs: Sews scrap material onto odd shaped rugs to facilitate handling during dyeing process. Hangs rug over roller of dyeing machine and stitches ends together with needle and twine so that rug can be immersed in solution when roller is turned. Observes rug during dyeing process and keeps rug straight on roller. Lifts rug with power hoist to drain off excess solution. Moves rug to washing platform, using handtruck. Washes rug, using water hose to remove excess dye. Places rug in extractor or hangs rug on pole in drying room. Rolls dry rug and carries or transports rug to loading area, using handtruck. May remove dust from rug before dyeing process, using rug dusting machine or hand vacuum cleaner.

Should I be a Rug Dyer Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Rug Dyer Helper

    Most Rug Dyer Helpers 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. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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