7172-Wood Processing Plant Operators

Job Title: 

Wood Processing Plant Operators

Job Description: 

Wood processing plant operators monitor, operate, and control automated lumber mill equipment for sawing.


Cleaning and lubricating sawmill equipment

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

815 - Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering

Specific Occupations: 

717201 - Wood Processing Machine Operator
Description : Operates sawing, rolling, pressing and other machines to manufacture logs, timber poles and pieces, plywood, particleboard, solid laminate and similar products.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Band Saw Operator, Beam Saw Operator, Cant Gang Sawyer, Docking Saw Operator, Ripsaw Operator, Saw Operator, Sawmill Machine Operator, Sawmill Moulder Operator, Sawmill Process Worker, Sawyer (Wood), Timber Machinist, Timber Stripper / Processor / Sorter / Grader, Veneer Production Machine Operator, Work Panel Production Worker

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa