Inspect woven fabric during weaving process to detect grease spots.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Weaving Inspectors do?
Inspects woven fabric during weaving process to detect grease spots and weaving defects, such as broken ends, slubs, and coarse yarn: Patrols work area and scans cloth on loom for defects. Stops loom, ties length of yarn to broken warp yarn, and draws yarn through harness and reed, using reed hook. Picks out slubs and coarse yarn, using burling iron, and reweaves cloth, using needle. Marks grease spots and irreparable defects with crayon to indicate yardage allowance. Trims loose threads with scissors.
Should I be a Weaving Inspector?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
How to become a Weaving Inspector
Most Weaving Inspectors 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.
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