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Shower/Laundry and Clothing Repair Specialist Details


OVERVIEW
Shower/laundry and clothing repair specialists are primarily responsible for supervising and performing laundry, shower, personnel and clothing decontamination functions.

JOB DUTIES
  • Receive bulk, individual or organizational laundry
  • Operate mobile laundry system, shower units, light-duty sewing machines and associated equipment
  • Alter sizes, and repair uniforms and zippers
  • Operate and maintain sewing, darning and button machines


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and eight weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom, and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.

Advanced Individual Training: 6 weeks at Fort Lee, VA

REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
General Maintenance (GM): 84

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn will help prepare you for a future with schools, hotels, hospitals, manufacturing plants and other organizations that have their own laundry and housekeeping facilities. Depending on your specialty, you'll be able to pursue a career in housekeeping, laundry or dry-cleaning.