Textile Knitting & Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders


Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles.
Also called: Knitter, Knitting Machine Operator, Tufting Machine Operator, Weaver

Knowledge:

    Business
  • management
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • put together small parts with your fingers
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Persistence
  • Independence
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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