Sawmilling Operator Australia

Sawmilling Operator Australia ANZSCO  711313:

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Sawmilling Operator Australia ANZSCO 711313:

Description

Sets up and operates machines to cut logs into planks of standard sizes.

Skill Level

4

Alternative Titles

  • Sawmiller

Specialisations

  • Band Saw Operator
  • Beam Saw Operator
  • Cant Gang Sawyer
  • Resawyer
  • Ripsaw Operator

Group: 7113 Paper and Wood Processing Machine Operators

Description

operate machines to manufacture paper packaging and other paper products, fibreboard stock, logs, plywood, particle board, solid laminate and similar timber products.

Tasks

  • setting up printing plates, ink circulation systems, knives, creases, cutting dies, and folding and gluing machines
  • loading machines with paper and fibreboard
  • operating machines to form cardboard containers, paper plates, egg cartons, tissue paper and other paper products
  • adjusting and cleaning machines and performing minor repairs
  • securing timber into place and setting saws to produce specified sizes of plank and board to be cut
  • starting machines and feeding stock onto cutting saw, and operating automatic feed mechanisms
  • raising and lowering saws to trim boards and remove defects such as rot and splits
  • controlling lathes and slicing machines to produce veneers, and laminating veneer using glue
  • verifying dimensions of cut stock and accuracy of cuts
  • checking saws and other machines for safety, sharpness and correct functioning

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Occupations in this Group

  • 711311 Paper Products Machine Operator
  • 711313 Sawmilling Operator
  • 711314 Other Wood Processing Machine Operator