Visit factories to make sure that employees and work areas are safe.
Examines pile wires for defective points and worn areas and repairs defective wires for use on carpet looms: Cuts defective ends or worn sections from wire, using metal snips. Welds corresponding length of metal to pile wire, using spot welder. Traces outline of scalloped pile wires on metal strip, following pattern. Holds wire against electric grinding wheel to smooth weld and to shape wire according to tracing. Stores wires according to size and pattern design.