Stove-Carriage Operator

Operate stove carriages to form bight in floor covering.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Stove-Carriage Operators do?

Operates stove carriage to form bight in floor covering and to feed floor covering into curing stoves, working as member of team: Turns crank to position carriage over batten irons. Adjusts controls to form bight and dip. Places cone in curve of dip to prevent kinks and sticking. Places spacing strips of prescribed material over batten irons to form cushion for additional layer of floor covering. Marks or labels sections for sampling. May be designated according to tasks performed as Bight Maker; Carriage Feeder.


Should I be a Stove-Carriage Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Carriage Feeder, Stone Carriage Operator

    How to become a Stove-Carriage Operator

    Most Stove-Carriage Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
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