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Fret Saw Machine Operator

Aliases: Jig Saw Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Wood and Carpentry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Fret Saw Machine Operator is expected to perform include:
  • Setting and operating fret saw machine with their reciprocating blade to cut wooden pieces, plywood etc. along marked line
  • Selecting or receiving material, determining pattern of cut and drawing or tracing design on it
  • Operating foot pedal to start reciprocating movement of saw 
  • Removing saw from machine, passes it through drilled hole, resetting saw and continuing operation for internal cutting
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is 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
  • 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 One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Coming soon

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of operating fret saw machine
  • Well-versed with smoothening edges after cutting with file or sand paper
  • Proficient in drilling holes in material at appropriate places to pass saw blade particularly for internal cutting
  • Knowledge of fixing saw blade in machine with teeth downwards 
  • Proficient in manipulating movement of material and cutting it along marked lines
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of setting saw number of times depending on design and cuts required

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3

Indian Plywood Industries Research & Training Institute

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Rarely
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4
  • For freshers - ₹ 10,000 to ₹ 15,000 per month
  • For candidates with 2-3 years of experience or more - ₹ 25,000 to ₹ 30,000 per month
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Wood manufacturers across India
  • Construction sites across India
KEYWORDS 
  • Jig Saw Machine Operator 
  • Fret Saw Machine Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 7523.1700 Fret Saw Machine Operator
ISCO 2008 Wood Working Machine Setters and Setter Operators NA
NIC 2008 16109; 16211 Activities related to saw milling and planing of wood n.e.c ; Manufacture of other plywood products n.e.c.
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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