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8240 WOOD-PRODUCTS MACHINE OPERATORS
 


    Wood-products machine operators operate and monitor automatic or semi-automatic woodworking machines which perform repetitive work and are always set up by woodworking-machine setters.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring one or more previously set up machines for sawing, shaping, boring, planing, turning or carving wood;

    (b) performing related tasks;

    (c) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Machine-operator, carving/wood

  • Machine-operator, furniture production

  • Machine-operator, wood products


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Setter, woodworking machine - 7423

  • Setter-operator, woodworking machine - 7423


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.