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"SAWMILL WORKER"
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Job Description:

  • 1) Performs any combination of following duties in preparing logs for cutting into lumber and storing cut lumber in sawmill: Unloads logs from trucks or cars.

  • 2) Rolls logs onto sawmill deck.

  • 3) Examines logs for defects, such as embedded pieces of iron or stone, decayed wood from splits, and marks defects for removal by other workers.

  • 4) Rolls logs from deck onto log or carriage.

  • 5) Rides log carriage of head saw and adjusts position of logs on carriage to cut planks of required thickness.

  • 6) Sorts and guides planks emerging from saw onto roller tables or conveyors for trimming edges.

  • 7) Straightens lumber on moving conveyors.

  • 8) Straightens edges of rough lumber, using saw.

  • 9) Operates and maintains donkey engines.

  • 10) Sharpens and adjusts teeth of woodworking saws.

  • 11) Tends fires in donkey engine.

  • 12) May relieve designated workers engaged in preparing or cutting logs into lumber and be designated Sawmill-Relief Worker.

 

 

 


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DOT:   667.687-018

Job Number: 7524