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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

15250 Washer, Machine (Washman)

Operates one or more washing machines to wash household linens, garments, curtains, drapes, and other articles. Work involves the following: Manipulating valves, switches, and levers to start and stop the machine and to control the amount and temperature of water for the sudsing and rinsing of each batch; mixing and adding soap, bluing and bleaching solutions; loading and unloading the washing machine, if not done by loaders or unloaders (pullers). May make minor repairs to washing machine.