Weaver in Lancaster, SC at Phillips Staffing

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Weaver Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

• Hand sews free end of cord to end of weft with matching thread.
• Turns mounting reel to twist weft seam around cord.
• Counts number of filling and warp threads per square inch and draws new filling and warp threads through belting to maintain specified weave pattern and to finish belting.
• May use hurdle fork to move filling threads close together when weaving narrow belting.
• Turns pegs to tighten threads.
• Cuts strands from tuft of matched threading, using scissors and interweaves root ends around and between threads in prescribed sequence.
• Inspects belting and removes loose filling threads.
• Draws warp threads over and under filling threads, using hook.
• Pulls strands straight and weaves successive strands to complete weft.
• Cuts and knots thread ends.
• Fastens mounting cord of specified color to hub of mounting reel and turns reel handle to wind cord.
• Loops end of cord and sews remaining seam to loop, folding seam at intervals.
• Cuts warp threads to specified length, using tape measure and shears, and ties or laps warp threads together to join belts.