Measure undyed hoses to determine if size meets specifications.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sizers do?

Measures undyed hose to determine if size meets specifications: Pushes stretch measuring devise to machines and collects sample hose from storage bag under ejection chute of each machine. Pulls hose onto closed parallel leg-shaped hydraulic form of stretch measuring device, moves lever to release air into form to spread form and stretch hose, and reads scale device to determine whether hose meets product stretch specifications. Repositions hose on form and repeats process to measure stretch of specified sections of hose, according to procedure. Records results and informs KNITTING-MACHINE FIXER 689.260-026 of any machine malfunctions. Adjusts knitting machine to correct minor malfunctions.

Should I be a Sizer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Seamless Sizer, Sighter, Web Sizer, Wrapper Sizer

    How to become a Sizer

    Most Sizers 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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