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Job Description:

  • 1) Stacks lumber on kiln cars, in yard, or in shed to dry or store, performing any combination of following tasks: Places lumber piece by piece in layers, leaving space between edges of adjacent pieces.

  • 2) Places sticks between layers as stack rises to permit circulation of air and bind stack together.

  • 3) Stands on ground and hands lumber to another worker on top of stack.

  • 4) Positions timbers on kiln car, ground, or shed floor to build foundation for lumber stacks.

  • 5) Places blocks against wheels of loaded kiln car in dry kiln to prevent movement of car.

  • 6) Unloads lumber from stacks or kiln cars.

  • 7) Places lumber, veneer, or plywood on conveyor for further processing.

  • 8) Loads and unloads stacking machine, working in teamwork with other workers.

  • 9) May stack bundles of laths or barrel staves.

  • 10) May attach identity card to stacks of lumber and record number of stacks by species for supervisor.

  • 11) May carry materials, such as lumber, mortar mix, and nails to sales counter or load materials onto delivery trucks.

  • 12) May be designated according to purpose of stacking as Kiln Stacker.




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DOT:   922.687-070

Job Number: 6072