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Wood Chopping Machine Operator

Aliases: Wood Cutter, Chopping Machine Operator, Veneer Machine Operator

Industry/Sector(s): Wood and Carpentry


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Wood Chopping Machine Operator is expected to perform include:

  •  Operating wood chopping machine for cutting veneer layers into required sizes
  •  Placing veneer pieces on machine table in position and adjusting it against guide setter
  •  Undertaking machine repair and maintenance work
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  •  It needs one to be on their toes
  •  Need not handle a team
  •  Travelling is not a part of this job role
  •  Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available in some cities
  •  Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  •  Working hours are 9/10 hours everyday for 5/6 days a week. This may vary from factory to factory
  •  Shift system maybe be available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum - ITI

KEY COMPETENCIES 
  •  Knowledge of setting up wood chopping machine
  •  Proficient in adjusting machine table, guides, stops and other controls depending on size of veneer or splint to be cut 
  •  Adept at sliding veneer pieces along table against end stop to cut them as required
  •  Knowledge of removing cut pieces of veneer
  •  Well-versed in undertaking machine cleaning and oiling work
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of cleaning and oiling the machine

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4
  •  Directorate General of Employment and Training
  •  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 
  •  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MH9TC7N8Zhc
  •  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gM-oKd5gaI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxFz1r43HI8
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  •  India: Yes
  •  Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  •  For freshers – ₹ 8,000 to ₹ 12,000 per month
  •  For candidates with 1-2 years of experience - ₹ 12,000 to ₹ 15,000 per month
  •  For candidates with over 2 years of experience - ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 20,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 

Veneer manufacturing units across India

KEYWORDS 
  • Wood Cutter
  • Chopping Machine Operator
  • Veneer Machine Operator
 
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8172.1000 Wood Chopping Machine Operator
ISCO 2008 Wood Processing Plant Operators NA
NIC 2008 16211 Manufacture of ply wood and veneer sheets
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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