What Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood Do
Set up, operate, or tend wood sawing machines. May operate computer numerically controlled (CNC) equipment. Includes lead sawyers.
Other Job Titles Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood May Have
Bandmill Operator, Cut Off Saw Operator, Edgerman, Knot Saw Operator, Panel Saw Operator, Planer, Resaw Operator, Rip Saw Operator, Saw Operator, Sawyer
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include Inspect and measure workpieces to mark for cuts and to verify the accuracy of cuts, using rulers, squares, or caliper rules. Adjust saw blades, using wrenches and rulers, or by turning handwheels or pressing pedals, levers, or panel buttons. Mount and bolt sawing blades or attachments to machine shafts. Set up, operate, or tend saws or machines that cut or trim wood to specified dimensions, such as circular saws, band saws, multiple-blade sawing machines, scroll saws, ripsaws, or crozer machines. Inspect stock for imperfections or to estimate grades or qualities of stock or workpieces. See More
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