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"Stone Sawyer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up and operate gang saws, reciprocating saws, circular saws, or wire saws to cut blocks of stone into specified dimensions.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Stone Sawyer"

1) Turns crank or presses button to move car under sawing cable or saw frame.

2) Starts pump to circulate water and abrasive onto blade or cable during cutting.

 

3) Starts saw and moves blade across surface of material, such as stone, concrete slabs, and asbestos-cement sheets and pipes, to saw.

4) Adjusts blade pressure against stone, using ammeter, and lowers blade in stone as cut depth increases.

5) Changes or replaces saw blades, cables, and grinding wheels, using wrench.

 

6) Operates crane or signals crane operator to position or remove stone from car or saw bed.

7) Washes stone, using water hose, and verifies width or thickness of cut stone, using rule.

8) Builds bed of timbers on car, and aligns and levels stone on bed, using crowbar, sledgehammer, wedges, blocks, rule, and spirit level.

9) Marks dimensions or traces on stone according to diagram, using chisel and hammer, straightedge, rule, and chalked string.

10) Observes operation to detect uneven sawing and exhausted abrasive supply and tightens pulleys or adds abrasive to maintain cutting speed.

11) Aligns cable or blades with marks on stone, and presses button or turns lever to lower sawing cable or blades to stone.

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Job Description for "Stone Sawyer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Stone Sawyer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-9032.02


 

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