Summary Woodworking Machine Operator in British Columbia
Find key facts and figures about working as a woodworking machine operator. The following information is applicable to all Woodworking machine operators (NOC 9437).
Woodworking machine operators set up, program and operate one or more woodworking machines to fabricate or repair wooden parts for furniture, fixtures or other wood products. They are employed in furniture, fixture and other wood products manufacturing establishments.
High school or specific training
High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required
Median wage in British Columbia
The job prospects are fair in British Columbia
advertised in British Columbia
- Clean and lubricate machinery and equipment
- Replace parts as required
- Read and interpret specifications or follow verbal instructions
- Operate preset special purpose woodworking machines to fabricate wood products
- Operate gluing machines to glue pieces or wood together or press and affix wood veneer to wood surfaces
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