Woolen Mill Utility Worker

Perform duties in weaving and finishing departments of woolen mills.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Woolen Mill Utility Workers do?

Performs any combination of following duties in weaving, spinning, carding, and finishing departments of woolen mill: Threads or laps cloth between or over rolls of processing equipment, such as washers, dryers, and dye vats. Cuts tacking stitch that secures top and bottom layers of folded cloth with scissors and pulls out threads. Transports wool, yarn, and cloth between operations and departments, using handtruck or hoist. Replaces empty spools with full spools of roving on creel of roving or spinning machines. Cleans machines and floor area of grease, dirt, and lint, using air and vacuum hose, broom, and rags. May be designated according to task performed as Tacking-Stitch Remover.


Should I be a Woolen Mill Utility Worker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Dry-Mill Worker, Hide Mill Worker, Lithopone Mill Worker, Mill Work, Utility Worker, Woolen Mill

    How to Become a
    Woolen Mill Utility Worker

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