auxiliary worker in the timber industry (worker in woodcutting)

auxiliary worker in the timber industry (worker in woodcutting)

At the planing machine
At the planing machine Operating a saw Cutting trunks Selecting veneers In a drying room Measuring out wood Machine-handling of wood
auxiliary worker in the timber industry (worker in woodcutting):

Who are they and what do they do? The job of an auxiliary worker in the timber industry is to carry out less-skilled work in timber production.

What are the activities of the job? His/her activities are as follows - s/he carries out the simpler and sometimes physically more demanding jobs in the production while making use of machines and tools (for instance s/he chisels out holes, prepares coffins, finishes telephone poles, etc.) - mechanically works wooden materials and semi-finished products on machines - glues wooden products in presses (for instance brushes, picture ledges, various boards, rollers, butcher's blocks, etc.) - assembles simple products with wooden parts (for instance picture frames, sleepers, clothes pegs, blinds, some simple mechanisms, etc.) and screws and bolts on metal parts (for instance latches, hinges, etc.) - impregnates semi-finished products and products with chemical substances by dipping or painting - packs and loads semi-finished and finished products.

Where is it done and under what conditions? The work is done in woodworking shops and plants, where there will be a good deal of dust and noise.

What tools/equipment do they use? The work is done using saws and woodworking machines of various kinds (for instance woodworking lathes, milling machines, planing machines, grinding machines, drilling machines) and hand-operated tools, impregnating baths, paint aids, conveyers etc.

What do you need to succeed? To succeed in this job you need to have completed an apprenticeship or initial training programme. You must be able to react quickly and be sufficiently skilled.

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