Operate tumble dryer


Operate machine to remove stains and achieve clean clothes. Measure the minimum and maximum load to insert in the machine and select the appropriate drying process for eventual moisture and leaking problems.

Alternative labels

operate dryer
operate clothes dryer
run clothes dryer
operating tumble dryer
run tumble dryer

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate tumble dryer is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Laundry worker: Laundry workers operate and monitor machines that use chemicals to wash or dry-clean articles such as cloth and leather garments, linens, drapes or carpets, ensuring the color and texture of these articles is being maintained. They work in laundry shops and industrial laundry companies and sort the articles received from clients by fabric type. They also determine the cleaning technique to be applied.
Laundromat attendant: Laundromat attendants assist the customers of self-servicing laundries with issues related to coin-machines, dryers or vending machines. They maintain the general cleanliness of the laundry.

Optional skill

Operate tumble dryer is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022