Navy Exchange Services (NEX) SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR, PART TIME, STUDENT STORE in GREAT LAKES, Illinois

Title: SEWING MACHINE OPERATOR, PART TIME, STUDENT STORE Location: United States-Illinois-Great Lakes Job Number: 170003U2

Job Summary:

Performs work which involves operating a power sewing machine to sew or repair wearing apparel, and other fabric articles.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assists in sewing items for authorized partrons. Sews buttons on marked locations, turns material under and sews straight on small items such as pockets, upper edge of cuff for garments, hems; takes in seam allowance, binds straight edge of material; mends tears or rips by straight stitching; darns, shortens or lenghtens trousers or other garments etc.

  • Operates a sewing machine and maintains working areas in a clean and orderly manner.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Sits for long periods with continual movements of hands, arms and fingers in placing items in position and sewing. Handles lightweight items up to 10 pounds continually, and occasionally handles up to 30 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Work is performed in well lighted and ventilated areas. Areas are often noisy because of numerous machines being operated at the same time. Operators are subject to possible needle punctures and minor thread cuts Qualifications: Twelve months experience performing work operating a power sewing machine to sew or repair clothing.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE:

A High School Diploma or GED may be substituted for 6 months of experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Sits for long periods with continual movements of hands, arms and fingers in placing items in position and sewing. Handles lightweight items up to 10 pounds continually, and occasionally handles up to 30 pounds.