7521-Wood Treaters

Job Title: 

Wood Treaters

Job Description: 

Wood treaters operate and tend wood treatment processing equipment and machines to remove bark from logs, produce wood chips, season, preserve and treat wood, and produce waferboards, particleboards, hardboards, insulation boards, plywood, veneers and similar wood products.


Tasks include:

  • operating and tending kilns, treating tanks and other equipment to dry lumber, prepare and season wood and other wood products, and to treat chemically and impregnate wood products with preservatives
  • monitoring equipment operation, gauges, and panel lights in order to detect deviations from standards and to ensure that processes are operating according to specifications
  • assisting in maintaining processing equipment and machines as required
  • cleaning, lubricating and adjusting equipment
  • transporting materials and products to and from work areas, manually or using carts, handtrucks or hoists
  • completing and maintaining production reports
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Dry kiln operator
Wood seasoner
Wood treater

Specific Occupations: 

Kiln drier

Wood-treating worker

Other wood treaters

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore