752-Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers
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Job Description: 
Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers preserve and treat wood; produce waferboards, particleboards, hardboards, insulation boards, plywood, veneers and similar wood products; and make, decorate and repair wooden furniture, vehicles and other wooden products. They use specialized hand tools and set-up, operate and tend wood processing and woodworking equipment, machines and machine tools.

Main Tasks include -

  • operating and tending treating and other equipment to dry lumber and other wood products, and to treat chemically and impregnate wood products with preservatives
  • operating woodworking machines to cut, shape and form parts and components
  • studying plans, verifying dimensions of articles to be made, fitting parts together to form complete units and checking the quality and fit of pieces to ensure adherence to specifications
  • setting and adjusting various kinds of machines for operation by others
  • setting-up, programming, operating and monitoring several types of woodworking machines to fabricate, repair or refinish wooden parts for furniture, fixtures and other wood products
  • and reading and interpreting specifications or following verbal instructions.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

7521 Wood treaters
7522 Cabinet-makers and related workers
7523 Woodworking-machine tool setters and operators