Zigzag Tunnel-Elastic Operator

Operate zigzag sewing machines to enclose elastic strip.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Zigzag Tunnel-Elastic Operators do?

Operates zigzag sewing machine equipped with folder to enclose elastic strip inside fold of fabric at garment opening: Inserts end of elastic strip and edge of garment into folder. Guides edge of garment under needle to hem garment and enclose elastic strip in hem. Performs duties as described under SEWING-MACHINE OPERATOR, REGULAR EQUIPMENT Master Title. May operate machine equipped with different type of folder to either enclose elastic in binding or in folded tape at garment edge.

Should I be a Zigzag Tunnel-Elastic 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.
  • 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: Tunnel-Elastic Operator, Zigzag, Zigzag Tunnel Elastic Operator

    How to Become a
    Zigzag Tunnel-Elastic Operator

    Most Zigzag Tunnel-Elastic Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9hacaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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