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Master Kleen Dry Cleaners

Columbus , GA

Dry Cleaning Pressing Tech

Master Kleen Dry Cleaners
Columbus, GA Full-time
Posted on May 27, 2018

DRY CLEANING PRESSING TECHNICIAN Experience required. Some benefits. Mon-Fri Above average pay.

We are a third-generation family-owned and operated cleaner with over 60 years of experience in the dry-cleaning and laundry industry. Our mission and promise remain the same as when my grandfather started the business. We have maintained our high standards of quality in both product and service by becoming involved with all aspects of our business and understanding the needs of our customers. General Job Duties (Not specific to this job posting) Load articles into washers or dry-cleaning machines, or direct other workers to perform loading. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Direct operational or production activities. Start washers, dry cleaners, driers, or extractors, and turn valves or levers to regulate machine processes and the volume of soap, detergent, water, bleach, starch, and other additives. Operate garment treatment equipment. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Apply bleaching powders to spots and spray them with steam to remove stains from fabrics that do not respond to other cleaning solvents. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Operate extractors and driers, or direct their operation. Operate garment treatment equipment. Direct operational or production activities. Remove items from washers or dry-cleaning machines, or direct other workers to do so. Remove products or workpieces from production equipment. Direct operational or production activities. Sort and count articles removed from dryers, and fold, wrap, or hang them. Count finished products or workpieces. Sort materials or products for processing, storing, shipping, or grading. Clean machine filters, and lubricate equipment. Clean production equipment. Lubricate production equipment. Examine and sort into lots articles to be cleaned, according to color, fabric, dirt content, and cleaning technique required. Inspect garments for defects, damage, or stains. Sort materials or products for processing, storing, shipping, or grading. Spray steam, water, or air over spots to flush out chemicals, dry material, raise naps, or brighten colors. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Determine spotting procedures and proper solvents, based on fabric and stain types. Receive and mark articles for laundry or dry cleaning with identifying code numbers or names, using hand or machine markers. Mark products, workpieces, or equipment with identifying information. Pre-soak, sterilize, scrub, spot-clean, and dry contaminated or stained articles, using neutralizer solutions and portable machines. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Mix bleaching agents with hot water in vats, and soak material until it is bleached. Mix substances to create chemical solutions. Apply chemicals to neutralize the effects of solvents. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Sprinkle chemical solvents over stains, and pat areas with brushes or sponges to remove stains. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Mix and add detergents, dyes, bleaches, starches, and other solutions and chemicals to clean, color, dry, or stiffen articles. Mix substances to create chemical solutions. Match sample colors, applying knowledge of bleaching agent and dye properties, and types, construction, conditions, and colors of articles. Compare physical characteristics of materials or products to specifications or standards. Inspect soiled articles to determine sources of stains, to locate color imperfections, and to identify items requiring special treatment. Inspect garments for defects, damage, or stains. Operate dry-cleaning machines to clean soiled articles. Operate garment treatment equipment. Operate machines that comb, dry and polish furs, clean, sterilize and fluff feathers and blankets, or roll and package towels. Operate garment treatment equipment. Iron or press articles, fabrics, and furs, using hand irons or pressing machines. Smooth garments with irons, presses, or steamers. Hang curtains, drapes, blankets, pants, and other garments on stretch frames to dry. Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment. Clean fabrics, using vacuums or air hoses. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Test fabrics in inconspicuous places to determine whether solvents will damage dyes or fabrics. Rinse articles in water and acetic acid solutions to remove excess dye and to fix colors. Apply water or solutions to fabrics or apparel. Start pumps to operate distilling systems that drain and reclaim dry cleaning solvents. Operate garment treatment equipment. Identify articles' fabrics and original dyes by sight and touch, or by testing samples with fire or chemical reagents. Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products. Immerse articles in bleaching baths to strip colors. Immerse objects or workpieces in cleaning or coating solutions. Spread soiled articles on work tables, and position stained portions over vacuum heads or on marble slabs. Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment.