Will “Parachute Mender” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
96% Chance of Automation
“Parachute Mender” will almost certainly be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #640 out of #702. A higher ranking (i.e., a lower number) means the job is less likely to be replaced.
Repair tears, holes, and other defects in fabrics, such as draperies, linens, parachutes, and tents.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 49-9093.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 27,670.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 13.00
- Currently, there are 550 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Fabric Menders, Except Garment”.
Also Known As…
- Fabric Menders, Except Garment
- Tarp Repairer
- Sail Repair Person
- Sail Maker
- Perch Mender
- Hand-Woven Carpet and Rug Mender
- Fabric Worker
- Custom Marine Canvas Fabricator
- Awning Craftsman
- Umbrella Mender
- Sewing Machine Operator
- Seat Mender
- Sail Repairer
- Parachute Repairer
- Knit Goods Mender
- Industrial Sewer
- Hand Weaver
- Fabric Worker Supervisor
- Fabric Worker Leader
- Fabric Worker Foreman
- Fabric Worker Fitter
- Fabric Awning Repairer
- Curtain Mender
- Canvas Repairer
- Bag Repairer
- Awning Craftsperson
Tasks for “Parachute Mender”
- Repair holes by weaving thread over them, using needles.
- Sew fringe, tassels, and ruffles onto drapes and curtains, and buttons and trimming onto garments.
- Pull knots to the wrong sides of garments, using hooks.
- Stamp grommets into canvas, using mallets and punches or eyelet machines.
- Spread out articles or materials and examine them for holes, tears, worn areas, and other defects.
- Trim edges of cut or torn fabric, using scissors or knives, and stitch trimmed edges together.
- Re-knit runs and replace broken threads, using latch needles.
- Measure and hem curtains, garments, and canvas coverings to size, using tape measures.
- Check repaired and repacked survival equipment to ensure that it meets specifications.
- Replace defective shrouds, and splice connections between shrouds and harnesses, using hand tools.
- Patch holes, sew tears and ripped seams, or darn defects in items, using needles and thread or sewing machines.
- Sew labels and emblems onto articles for identification.
- Operate sewing machines to restitch defective seams, sew up holes, or replace components of fabric articles.
- Clean stains from fabric or garments, using spray guns and cleaning fluid.
Related Technology & Tools
- Eyelet machines
- Blind hemmers
- Measuring tapes
- Utility knives
- Fabric feeders
- Crocheting hooks
- Desktop computers
- Serger sewing machines
- Hand-sewing needles
- Spray guns
- Splicing spikes
- Flatlock machines
- Overlock sewing machines
- Push fids
- Splicing wands
- Personal computers
- Lockstitch sewing machines
- Steam presses
- Fabric scissors
- Sewing machine latch needles
- Industrial steam irons
- Fabric shears
- Semi-automated sewing machines
- Walking foot sewing machines
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft Windows