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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up and operates grinding machines to shape and sharpen planer knives and woodworking machine cutters according to specifications: Positions and secures workpiece or sheet stock, template, and machine accessories onto machine, using handtools.

  • 2) Turns handwheels to set travel and pressure of cutterhead or knife stock across or against grinding wheel to shape or sharpen workpiece.

  • 3) Starts machine and observes grinding operation to verify conformance to specifications.

  • 4) May cut out plastic templates used to fabricate knives and cutterheads.

  • 5) May hone cutting edge of ground knives, using whetstone and oil.

  • 6) May cut and grind silicon carbide jointing stones to match pattern of knives.

  • 7) May select and install grinding wheels on machine, using handtools, applying knowledge of product specifications and abrasives.

  • 8) May manipulate blade across grinding wheel by hand.

  • 9) May turn valve to control flow of coolant.

  • 10) May sharpen or shape knives and saw blades, using handtools.

  • 11) May sharpen bits and boring tool.




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DOT:   603.382-038

Job Number: 5564