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"Woodworking Machine Operatos and Tendes, Except Sawing"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate or tend woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood-nailing machines to perform woodworking operations.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Woodworking Machine Operatos and Tendes, Except Sawing"

1) Starts machine, adjusts controls, and moves lever or depresses pedal to bore, shape, smooth, shave, chip, slice or cut woodstock.

2) Re-adjusts and re-aligns guides of sanding, cutting, or boring machines to correct defects in finished product, using hand tools.

 

3) Installs and adjusts blades, cutterheads, boring-bits, or sanding-belts in machines, according to workpiece, machine function, and specifications, using hand tools.

4) Starts machine and moves lever to engage hydraulic lift to press woodstock into desired form, allows for drying-time, and removes.

5) Selects knives, blades, cutterheads, boring-bits, or sanding-belts, according to workpiece, machine function, and specifications.

 

6) Examines blueprints, drawings, or samples to determine size, type, and setting of machine tools, stops, jigs, and guides to use.

7) Examines finished workpiece for smoothness, shape, angle, depth-of-cut and conformity to specifications, visually and using hands, rule, or other gauges.

8) Examines rollers, sanding-belts, knives, cutting or boring devices, and conveyor mechanisms and sharpens or replaces worn parts, using hand tools.

9) Hand-stacks on pallet or conveyor or controls hoist to remove part or product from work-station.

10) Marks or otherwise identifies completed and inspected workpiece.

11) Cleans machines, work-station, or conveyor, using airhose, wax, solvents, brushes and rags.

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12) Examines raw woodstock for defects and to ensure conformity to size and other specification standards.

13) Places water-soaked woodstock into form under hydraulic lift to shape for use in making such items as musical instruments.

14) Places or secures woodstock against guide or into holding-device prior to feeding into machine.

Job Description for "Woodworking Machine Operatos and Tendes, Except Sawing" continued here...

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


"Woodworking Machine Operatos and Tendes, Except Sawing"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-7042.02


 

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