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    Change or restore the color of articles, such as garments, drapes, and slipcovers, by means of dyes. Work requires knowledge of the composition of the textiles being dyed or restored; the chemical properties of bleaches and dyes; and their effects upon such textiles.

    Matches sample color, applying knowledge of bleaching agent and dye properties, and type, construction, condition, and color of article. Immerses article in bleaching bath to strip colors. Immerses article in dye solution and stirs with stick, or dyes article in rotary-drum or paddle dyeing machine. Rinses article in water and acetic acid solution to remove excess dye and to fix colors. Dissolves dye or bleaching chemicals in water. Operates or directs operation of extractor and drier. Sprays or brushes article with prepared solution to remove stains. Measures and mixes amounts of bleaches, dyes, oils, and acids, following formulas. Applies dye to article, using spray gun, electrically rotated brush, or handbrush. Examines article to identify fabric and original dye by sight, touch, or by testing sample with fire or chemical reagent. Tests dye on swatch of fabric, to ensure color match.

    Chemistry -- Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. See

    Precision Dyers Job Description & Jobs Job Title: Precision Dyers RIASEC Career Code: R-C-I SOC: 51-6011.02 Job Description for:"Precision Dyers" Change or restore the color of articles, such as garments, drapes, and slipcovers, by means of dyes. Work requires knowledge of the composition of the textiles being dyed or restored; the chemical properties of bleaches and dyes; and their effects upon such textiles. For Precision Dyers Jobs Click Here What do you want to do now? 1) Learn how our Career Test will help you plan or change your career 2) Take our FREE Myers-Briggs-like Personality Test 3) Use our quick over-the-phone Career Coaching session for immediate help with your career 4) Quickly sort through over 2,000,000 real jobs and apply on-line For Precision Dyers Jobs Click Here Job Tasks for: "Precision Dyers" Matches sample color, applying knowledge of bleaching agent and dye properties, and type, construction, condition, and color of article. Immerses article in bleaching bath to strip colors. Immerses article in dye solution and stirs with stick, or dyes article in rotary-drum or paddle dyeing machine. Rinses article in water and acetic acid solution to remove excess dye and to fix colors. Dissolves dye or bleaching chemicals in water. Operates or directs operation of extractor and drier. Sprays or brushes article with prepared solution to remove stains. Measures and mixes amounts of bleaches, dyes, oils, and acids, following formulas. Applies dye to article, using spray gun, electrically rotated brush, or handbrush. Examines article to identify fabric and original dye by sight, touch, or by testing sample with fire or chemical reagent. Tests dye on swatch of fabric, to ensure color match. Find the perfect career, try our Career Search Tools Knowledge Requirements for: "Precision Dyers" Chemistry -- Knowledge of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods. See the education requirements for Precision Dyers Skill Requirements for: "Precision Dyers" Science -- Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems. Quality Control Analysis -- Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance. Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

    Visual Color Discrimination -- The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.

    Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events -- Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events. Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Controlling Machines and Processes -- Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles).