Timber cutter/ laborer
1996 - Present
*Examine logs for best cut.
*Adjust saw blades, using wrenches, or by turning handwheels, or pressing pedals, levers or panel buttons.
*Set up an operate saw's an or machines that cut or trim wood.
*Inspect stock for imperfections and estimate the Grades or Qualities of stock.
*Operate panelbords of saw or conveyor systems to move stock or the process of cutting stock to specific dimensions.
*Measure and mark stock for cut.
*Mount and bolt sawing blades or attachments to machine shafts.
*Monitor and operate sawing machines, adjusting speed and tension and clearing jams to ensure proper operation.
*Select sawblades, types or grades of stock, or cutting procedures to be used according to job instruction.
*Sharpen blades or replace defective or worn blades using hand tools.
*Count , sort or stack finished workpieces.
*Lubricate or clean machines.
*unload or roll logs from trucks to sawmill decks or to carriages.