DDWS

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing :

Set up, operate, or tend woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood nailing machines. May operate CNC equipment.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $29,500.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school diploma or equivalent
Typical Experience Over 3 months, up to and including 6 months
10 Year Projected Openings (2014-2024) 1,046
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2014-2024) 9.70 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Professionalism
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up computer numerical control machines
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Set equipment guides, stops, spacers, or other fixtures
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Perform installation or removal of equipment accessories or tools
Feed materials or products into or through equipment
Maneuver workpieces in equipment during production
Remove products or workpieces from production equipment
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust woodworking equipment or machinery
Shape construction materials such as wood
Cut construction material


Real-Time Job Posting Statistics


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
Computerized Numerical Control Lathes
Grinders
Forklift Operation
Milling Cutters



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