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Circular Saw Operator

Aliases: Circular Bench Saw Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Wood and Carpentry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Circular Saw Operator is expected to perform include:
  • Sawing plank and lumber by power driven circular saw
  • Selecting and fitting circular saw of appropriate size (toothed disk) to spindle of machine and secures it tightly in position with nuts and bolts
  • Adjusting machine table to required height and setting guide setters on machine table according to size of plank to be cut
  • Getting timber placed on machine table using hoist and other equipment and adjusting it against guide setter
  • Pushing timber along guide setter against rotating saw for cutting it
  • Cleaning and oiling the machine
  • Sharpening the teeth of the saw manually or by using a grinding machine
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?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Coming soon

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, etc.
  • Well-versed with design techniques, tools, etc.
  • Knowledge of setting cutting angle of saw
  • Proficient in starting machine to rotate spindle with disk at required speed
  • Ability to push timber along guide setter against rotating saw for cutting it
  • Proficient in cleaning and oiling machine
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of sharpening teeth of saw manually or on grinding machine

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 2

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 

Coming soon

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Wood manufacturers across India
  • Construction sites across India
KEYWORDS 
  • Circular Bench Saw Operator
  • Circular Saw Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8172.0400 Circular Saw Operator
ISCO 2008 Wood Processing Plant Operators NA
NIC 2008 16101 Sawing and planing of wood
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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