Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Wood
Also called: Sawyer, Rip Saw Operator, Machine Operator, Saw Operator
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend wood sawing machines. May operate CNC equipment. Includes lead sawyers.
On the job, you would:
- Adjust saw blades, using wrenches and rulers, or by turning handwheels or pressing pedals, levers, or panel buttons.
- Inspect and measure workpieces to mark for cuts and to verify the accuracy of cuts, using rulers, squares, or caliper rules.
- Examine logs or lumber to plan the best cuts.
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Word processing software
Inventory management software
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