Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood :

Set up, operate, or tend wood sawing machines. May operate CNC equipment. Includes lead sawyers.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $29,920.00
Average Time to Fill 37 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,037
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 3.35 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up production equipment or machinery
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Set equipment guides, stops, spacers, or other fixtures
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Maneuver workpieces in equipment during production
Position raw materials on processing or production equipment
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing
Shape metal or plastic
Cut construction material

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill

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