A spinning mechanic studies specifications to determine settings for machines that are associated with raw fibre through to finished thread such as wool and cotton. They then install and align gears, arrange yarns on the machines and adjust machines to produce different types and thicknesses of yarn.
A tufting mechanic works on machines that produce tufted carpet.
A knitting mechanic prepares patterning equipment that controls automatic knitting machines to produce a variety of knitted fabric and clothing, including hosiery, jumpers, shirts and underwear.
A weaving mechanic works on machines that convert yarns into fabrics such as blankets, carpets, towels and clothing material.
A sewing machine mechanic assembles, adjusts, lubricates and repairs industrial sewing machines.