Tend pressurized, steam-heated chambers that age dyed or printed cloths.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Steamer Tenders do?
Tends pressurized, steam-heated chambers that age dyed or printed cloth or to set pile fabrics: Pulls cloth over rod of carriage or hooks cloth selvages at intervals on rack hooks to hang cloth in loops on carriages. Pushes cloth carriages or racks into steamer and bolts door, using wrench. Turns valve to admit steam into steaming chamber. Pulls carriages or racks from steamer after specified time.
Should I be a Steamer Tender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Clam Steamer, Crab Steamer, Endless-Steamer Tender, Seamer, Stemmer
How to become a Steamer Tender
Steamer Tenders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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