Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Wood


Set up, operate, or tend wood sawing machines. May operate CNC equipment. Includes lead sawyers.
Also called: Resaw Operator, Rip Saw Operator, Saw Operator, Sawyer

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • change when and how fast you move based on how something else is moving
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Integrity
  • Persistence

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Document management software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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