02 Nov
Sewing Machine Operator
Alaska, Fairbanks , 99701 Fairbanks USA

At Airframes Alaska/Alaska Tent & Tarp, we work hard and play hard – and we think it’s important to have fun doing both!

We are seeking a Sewing Machine Operator to join our team! Signing Bonus available!

The essential job duties include:

Produce box covers, flat covers, towing covers, tarps, panels, portable buildings, winter fronts, fabric structures, tents, webbing, and other custom projects using industrial sewing machines.

Advanced design and fabrication of complex covers and products.

Design, estimate, fabricate, and install commercial fabric products.

Perform repair and reconstruction work on a variety of items produced by the Company.

Use fabric cutters, fabric welders, leister heat guns, and pneumanic snap setters.

Follow patterns and cut material for the production of all items produced.

Work off site to evaluate jobs and take measurements for projects.

Use the grommet machines to punch brass rings in various products.

Set up and take down tents and canopies for quality control inspections.

Package goods for shipment or storage.

Perform general clean up tasks, including cleaning bathrooms, taking out trash, sweeping work areas, maintaining clean machinery and equipment and basic housekeeping.

Restock and organize all inventory items.

Fill out time trackers and job cards to allocate the time spent on various projects.

Work unsupervised on a regular basis.

Perform some customer service tasks when working custom projects, repairs, or when obtaining specifications from a customer about a project.

May be necessary to work different shift, including swing shift, night shift, and weekend shifts

All other duties as assigned


High school diploma or equivalent

Basic sewing experience

Sewing industrial fabrics preferred or similar relevant experience

Must be able to follow direction, work independently, and also work well as part of a team

Analytical and numerical skills: ability to perform mathematical calculations

Must be punctual, maintain a strong attendance record, have a strong work ethic, and desire to continually enhance their skill set

Meet the physical requirements of the job; Ability to lift heavy equipment, to bend, and to stand or walk for long periods of time


Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

Generous PTO program

Employee Product Discounts and Product Loan Programs

NO WALK INS OR PHONE CALLS! Please apply online!https://www.airframesalaska.com/Articles.asp?ID=291

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