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All around Presser Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate steam pressing machine [Presser, Machine any industry 363.682-018] or uses hand iron [Presser, Hand any industry 363.684-018] to press garments, like trousers, sweaters, and dresses, usually in small cleaning establishment
  • Press silk garments [Silk Finisher laundry and rel. 363.681-010] & wool garments [Wool Presser laundry rel. 363.682-018].

Assembler Wet Wash Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Reassemble washed laundry according to lot number or individual customers bundles preparatory to subsequent processing, like tumbling, starching, or ironing
  • Compare pin number on nets of laundry to numbers on laundry ticket hangs nets in bins, or slides key-tag onto key-tag holder to assemble lots
  • Count key-tags on holder or compares count of nets in bin to count of pin numbers written on laundry ticket to verify completed assembly
  • Load assembled lots in basket trucks for delivery to other work stations.

Assorter Laundry Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Sort laundry into lots, like flatwork, starchwork, and colored articles prior to washing or ironing
  • Place sorted articles in bins, nets, or baskets, or onto conveyor belt
  • May weigh flatwork record weight on laundry ticket
  • May affix customers identification mark on articles or fasten identifying pin to nets.

Attendant Coin operated Laundry Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assist customer to launder or dryclean clothes, or launders or drycleans clothes for customer paying for complete service, using self-service equipment
  • Give instructions to customer in clothes preparation, like weighing, sorting, fog-spraying spots and removing perishable buttons
  • Assign machine directs customer or points out posted instructions regarding equipment operation
  • Weigh soiled items calculates amount charged customer requiring complete services
  • Dampen garments with cleaning solvent rubs with sponge or brush to remove spots or stains
  • Place clothes, cleaning material, bleach, and coins in laundering or drycleaning equipment, and sets automatic controls to clean or dry clothes
  • Remove clothes from equipment
  • Hang, bags, folds, and bundles clothes for delivery to customer
  • Receive payment for service
  • May sell cleansing agents.

Attendant Laundry and dry cleaning Service Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assist customer to launder or dryclean clothes, or launders or drycleans clothes for customer paying for complete service, using self-service equipment
  • Give instructions to customer in clothes preparation, like weighing, sorting, fog-spraying spots and removing perishable buttons
  • Assign machine directs customer or points out posted instructions regarding equipment operation
  • Weigh soiled items calculates amount charged customer requiring complete services
  • Dampen garments with cleaning solvent rubs with sponge or brush to remove spots or stains
  • Place clothes, cleaning material, bleach, and coins in laundering or drycleaning equipment, and sets automatic controls to clean or dry clothes
  • Remove clothes from equipment
  • Hang, bags, folds, and bundles clothes for delivery to customer
  • Receive payment for service
  • May sell cleansing agents.

Automatic Presser Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend automatic pressing machine equipped with single or double upright body forms to press front, yoke, and back of shirts, coats, and other garments
  • Fits garment on buck table pulls lever to clamp neckband of garment to buck
  • Lower pressing head to iron yoke
  • Depress pedal to clamp tailband in position on buck, and release pressing head to raised position
  • Press control buttons that rotate dressed buck into pressing cabinet for automatic ironing of front back of garment
  • May pull sleeves over forms shift levers to move forms into pressing cabinet for ironing
  • May finish one type of garment, like duck or linen coats
  • May be designated according to type of garment pressed as Shirt Presser, Automatic laundry and rel. , Pants Presser, Automatic laundry rel. .

Baller Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Slide material back and forth over heated, metal, ball-shaped form to smooth press portions of garments that cannot be satisfactorily pressed with flat presser or hand iron
  • May use hand iron to complete pressing of garment.

Boucle Finisher Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Block shapes knitted garments after cleaning
  • Shrink or stretches garment by hand until it conforms to original measurements pins garment to cover of steamtable or back of pressing machine
  • Apply steam to garment, as it is held in shape, by means of hand valves or foot levers
  • Measure records dimensions of garments, using yardstick, cloth tape, or by making perforated outline on paper
  • Compare cleaned garments with recorded measurements or perforated paper returns garments that have shrunk or stretched for reprocessing
  • May hang garments on forms corresponding to desired shape saturate with steam from nozzle to block garments
  • May measure customer record measurements for use in blocking customers garments

Branch Store Manager Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Manage store where customers deliver and call for articles to be cleaned, laundered, and pressed keeps records of same
  • Receive article from customer
  • Write identifying slip or tag giving name of customer, work to be done and date of completion
  • Pins or staples tag on article
  • Deliver finished article to customer collects amount due
  • Record cash receipts and articles received delivered
  • May examine article in presence of customer to advise of possible damage that might result during processing, like shrinkage, loss of shape, and fading
  • May measure garments liable to shrink
  • May remove ornaments sew or replace them on finished garment upon return from plant.

Bundle Clerk Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Prepare laundry for processing distributes laundry, performing any combination of following duties
  • Open bundles of soiled laundry
  • Place bundles onto conveyor belt or drops down chute for distribution to marking classification sections
  • Weigh laundry on scales records weight on tickets
  • Remove bundles from conveyor distributes to workers, using handtruck
  • Fasten identification pins or clips onto laundry to facilitate subsequent assembly of customers orders
  • Sort net bags containing clean wash according to customers identification tags
  • Sort empty net bags according to color size
  • Collect identification tags from lots of laundered articles for reuse
  • Moisten clean wash preparatory to ironing
  • Operate power hoist to load and unload washing machines extractors
  • Stack linen supplies on storage room shelves
  • Unload soiled linen from trucks
  • May be designated according to duties performed as Bundle Weigher laundry and rel. , Chute Worker laundry and rel. , Clipper laundry and rel. , Linen-Supply-Room Worker laundry & rel. , Net Sorter laundry rel.
  • Pin Sorter And Bagger laundry and rel. , Pin Worker laundry and rel. , Washing-Machine Loader laundry rel. Ii.



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