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Wood, Turner Hand

Aliases: Manual Wood Turner

Industry/Sector(s): Wood and Carpentry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Wood Tuner, Hand is expected to perform include:
  • Turning wood into desired shape by manually operating improvised lathes for making rolling pins, legs of beds, chairs, tables etc.
  • Studying drawings and specifications or product desired
  • Selecting suitable piece of wood of appropriate quality
  • Fitting wood into rotating spindle of improvised lathe
  • Directing helper to ply attached hand wheel to rotate spindle
  • Selecting required type of hand tool
  • Moulding wood according to specifications or sample using different cutting tools
  • Checking its size and shape periodically with measuring instruments
  • Checking specimen with drawing or sample
  • Finishing processed object by smoothening surface with sand paper
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Working hours are 10/12 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from workshop to workshop
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and for those having Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – ITI Diploma

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in turning wood into desired shape by manually operating improvised lathes 
  • Knowledge of making rolling pins, legs of beds, chairs, tables etc.
  • Proficient in studying drawings or sample or product desired
  • Well-versed in different types and quality of wood available
  • Knowledge of fitting wood into rotating spindle of improvised lathe
  • Well-versed in various type of hand tools
  • Knowledge of using different cutting tools
  • Well-versed in using different measuring instruments like ruler, tri-square, etc.
  • Proficient in finishing processed object by smoothening surface with sand paper
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of cutting and sawing timber using hand

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

All ITI’s across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://www.dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/CITSCourses/Construction/PDF/CarpenterCITSTITPI.pdf

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

Coming soon

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Wooden furniture and goods manufacturers across India

KEYWORDS 
  • Wood Turner, Hand
  • Manual Wood Turner
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 7523.0300 Wood, Turner Hand
ISCO 2008 Wood Working Machine Setters and Setter Operators NA
NIC 2008 16101; 31001 Sawing and planing of wood; Manufacture of furniture made of wood
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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