Wood and Wood Products Factory Worker

Wood and Wood Products Factory Workers perform routine tasks in wood processing and timber product factories, such as placing logs on equipment and conveyors, assisting with measuring and cutting of materials, and setting up and operating plant equipment.

Overview

Wood and Wood Products Factory Workers perform routine tasks in wood processing and timber product factories, such as placing logs on equipment and conveyors, assisting with measuring and cutting of materials, and setting up and operating plant equipment.

Day-to-day

  • assists with setting up and operating plant and ancillary equipment used in the manufacture of sheets and boards
  • transports processed wood products, such as plywood, chipboard sheets and panels, to work areas
  • clears blockages in machines
  • assists with measuring and cutting materials
  • packs and loads finished products for transportation
  • cleans work areas, tools and equipment.

Considerations

  • physically demanding.

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