Job Description and Jobs
- 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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