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Laundry Machine Operator

Company: Navy Exchange
Location: Great Lakes
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: Performs work involved in washing and drying wet garments and articles utilizing one or a combination of tumblers extractors and dryers. Duties and Responsibilities : Responsible for washing garments and articles i.e. towels gowns blankets spreads rugs jackets etc. by operating one or a combination of washers tumblers extractors dryers etc. Sorts and weighs garments and loads into washers manually. At completion of cycle unloads laundry and places in extractors andor tumblers. Places wet garments in dryers utilizing separate compartments and sets timer based on type of garments etc. Removes and places in baskets for further processing i.e. folding pressing. Operates steam andor gas dryers in drying bulk garments. Removes wet garments from washer and places in dryers. Sets timers to permit drying within specified time to avoid scorching of items. Removes laundry from tumblerdryer after it has dried and places in coded garment bagdistribution line for delivery pickup. Maintains record of number of loads handled starting and stopping time of machine and the different types of work processed. Cleans machine of lint and notifies supervisor of needed repairs. Maintains working area in a clean and orderly manner. Works under the general supervision of a designated supervisor who makes assignments. Work is performed within the framework of established guides and instructions with problems referred to supervisor for resolution. Work is reviewed for compliance with established procedures instructions and patron satisfaction. PHYSICAL EFFORT Ability to pull wet laundry from the washer push heavy cart of wet laundry and lift bundles weighing over 50 pounds. WORKING CONDITIONS Laundry area is very noisy and usually hot and humid. Workers are constantly exposed to the possibility of bruises from moving carts or falls on wet floor in the washing area. Performs other related duties as assigned. GENERAL EXPERIENCE One year of experience that provided the applicant with knowledge and skill to carry out basic modifications alterations and repair of clothing. SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE One year of high school education may be substituted for 3 months of general experience up to a High School Diploma or GED for one year of general experience. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE One year of experience that provided the applicant with the knowledge and skill in the use of a sewing machine to perform alternations and repairs to garments such as pinning and basting trimming lengthening and shortening sleeves taking in and letting out waists of jackets replacing zippers lowering collars replacing pockets shortening and lengthening pants tapering skirts sewing on ratings and stripes etc. Demonstrated ability to provide direction to NA05 or lower graded fabric workers. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Usually stands stoops bends and kneels to measure and mark items being altered. Sits for long periods of time while operating sewing machine or doing hand sewing. Continual use of hands arms and fingers is required in sewing and using shears. MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN, IF NOT, MUST HAVE LIVED IN THE U.S. FOR THREE YEARS Our teams are working tirelessly to provide a clean and safe environment for our Associates and customers. We continue to enhance and modify our protocols, as appropriate. This includes: --- Plexiglass guards at cash registers. --- Cleaning protocols that include hand sanitizer and supplies to clean throughout the day. --- Social Distancing by maintaining at least six feet between yourself and shoppers. --- Face masks and gloves for Associates to wear during their shifts. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: Less than 1 year Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Navy Exchange, Waukegan , Laundry Machine Operator, Other , Great Lakes, Illinois

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