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"Woodworking Machine Setter and Set-Up Operator, Except Sawing"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up or set up and operate woodworking machines, such as lathes, drill presses, sanders, shapers, and planing 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 Setter and Set-Up Operator, Except Sawing"

1) Installs knives, sanding apparatus, cams, cutting heads, bits, chisels, and blades, using hand tools.

2) Attaches and adjusts guides, stops, clamps, chucks, and feed mechanisms, using hand tools.

3) Starts machine and feeds stock into machine through feed mechanisms or conveyors.

4) Examines blueprints, drawings, and work orders, to determine characteristics of finished item, materials to be used, and machine setup requirements.

5) Pushes or holds workpiece against, under, or through cutting, boring or shaping mechanism.

6) Mounts or clamps stock onto machine.

7) Cleans product, machine, or work area, using rags and air hose.

8) Sharpens knives, bits, and other cutting and shaping tools.

9) Unclamps and removes workpiece from machine, and stacks workpiece on pallet or in box.

 

 

11) Removes and replaces worn machine parts, knives, bits, belts, and sandpaper.

12) Selects knives, sanding apparatus, cams, cutting heads, bits, chisels and blades.


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13) Adjusts machine table or cutting devices to produce specified cut or operation.

14) Monitors operation of automatic machines and makes adjustments as needed to correct problems and ensure conformance to specifications.

Job Description for "Woodworking Machine Setter and Set-Up Operator, Except Sawing" continued here...

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



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-7042.01