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Wood Sawyer, Hand

Aliases: Wood Sawyer Operator, Wood Sawyer Setter

Industry/Sector(s): Wood and Carpentry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Wood Sawyer, Hand is expected to perform include:
  • Operating hand saw to cut logs in to planks or wooden boards of required sizes 
  • Fixing wooden props or supports at convenient height to place log of timber for sawing and placing it securely over supports at inclined position 
  • Selecting saw of appropriate size and with assistance of Helper cuts or saws log or timber along marked line from one end
  • Inserting wooden or metal wedges between cut slit along marked line to prevent pamming of saw
  • Sharpening saw teeth when necessary
  • Sizing planks to required dimensions using ripsaw
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory 
  • Shift system maybe available
 
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

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KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of different kinds of wood
  • Proficient in operating hand saw
  • Proficient in marking lines on the log or timber for cutting it to required sizes
  • Ability to insert wooden or metal wedges between cut slit along marked line
  • Knowledge of sharpening saw teeth with file
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Ability to work singly to size planks to required dimensions using ripsaw

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
  • Institute of Wood Science and Technology
  • Indian Plywood Industries Research & Training Institute
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

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SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

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CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

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

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REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

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PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Wood manufacturers across India
  • Construction sites across India
KEYWORDS 
  • Wood Sawyer Operator 
  • Wood Sawyer Setter
 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 7523.0800 Wood Sawyer, Hand
ISCO 2008 Wood Working Machine Setters and Setter Operators NA
NIC 2008 16101 Sawing and planing of wood
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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