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NOC 9437 Woodworking machine operators

Example Titles
Adzing and boring machine operator
Automatic nailing machine operator – woodworking
Automatic shaper operator – woodworking
Band resaw operator – woodworking
Band ripsaw operator – woodworking
Band saw operator – woodworking
Band saw tender – woodworking
Band scroll saw operator – woodworking
Banding machine tender – woodworking
Band-sawing machine tender – woodworking
Barrel assembler
Barrel cooper – woodworking
Barrel end machine tender – woodworking
Barrel end sawyer
Barrel heading sawyer
Basket machine operator – woodworking
Belt sander – woodworking
Belt sander operator – woodworking
Bench machine operator – woodworking
Billiard cue maker
Borer – woodworking
Boring machine operator – woodworking
Bowl blank boring and finishing machine operator
Box blank repairer – woodworking
Briar-bowl turner – woodworking
Bucket chucker – woodworking
Bucket lathe operator
Carver operator – woodworking
Carving machine operator – woodworking
Cask maker
Chair leveler – woodworking
Chair seat planer tender
Chucking and boring machine operator – woodworking
Chucking machine operator – woodworking
Circular saw operator – woodworking
Clamping machine tender – woodworking
Clean-up sander – woodworking
Cleat notcher – woodworking
Cold press tender – woodworking
Computer numerically controlled (CNC) band saw operator
Computer numerically controlled (CNC) woodworking machine tool operator
Computerized panel saw tender
Computerized panel saw tender – woodworking
Contour sander operator – woodworking
Cooper header – woodworking
Cooper header operator – wood
Cooper operator – woodworking
Cooperage heading machine operator – woodworking
Cooperage heading sawyer
Cooperage setter-up – woodworking
Cooperage set-up man/woman – woodworking
Cooper’s head-saw operator – woodworking
Copy lathe tender
Corrugated fastener driver – woodworking
Crosscut saw operator – woodworking
Croze machine operator – woodworking
Custom cue maker and repairer
Custom cue maker and repairman/woman
Cut-off saw operator – woodworking
Cylinder saw tender – woodworking
Cylinder-sander feeder – woodworking
Dado operator – woodworking
Dado saw operator – woodworking
Defect trimmer – woodworking
Desk sander – woodworking
Detail shaper – woodworking
Dimension planer operator – woodworking
Disk cutter – wood products
Door-hang machine operator – woodworking
Dovetail machine operator – woodworking
Dowel machine operator – woodworking
Dowel machine set-up operator – woodworking
Dowel machine tender
Dowel pointer – woodworking
Dowelling machine operator – woodworking
Dowelling machine set-up operator – woodworking
Dowelling machine tender – woodworking
Dowel-making machine operator – woodworking
Dowel-making machine set-up operator – woodworking
Dowel-making machine tender – woodworking
Drill operator – woodworking
Drill press operator – woodworking
Drum sander – woodworking
Drum sander operator – woodworking
Edge bander – woodworking
Edge bander operator – woodworking
Electronic gluing machine tender – woodworking
Embosser – woodworking
Embossing machine operator – woodworking
Embossing machine tender – woodworking
End bore operator – woodworking
End trimming and boring machine operator – woodworking
End-boring machine operator – woodworking
Equalizer operator – woodworking
Facer operator – woodworking
Fastener-driver operator – woodworking
Finish planer operator – woodworking
Fluting machine operator – woodworking
Frame table operator – woodworking
Frazer – woodworking
Frazing machine operator – woodworking
Gang ripsaw operator – woodworking
Gang sawyer – woodworking
Glue jointer operator – woodworking
Glue machine operator – woodworking
Glue machine tender – woodworking
Glue-bonding machine operator – woodworking
Glue-bonding machine tender – woodworking
Groover – woodworking
Groover operator – woodworking
Grooving machine operator – woodworking
Gunstock checkerer
Gunstock fitter – woodworking
Gunstock shaper – woodworking
Hat block maker – woodworking
Hole saw tender – woodworking
Hoop-driver operator – woodworking
Hoop-driving machine operator – woodworking
Horizontal boring machine operator – woodworking
Horizontal resaw operator – woodworking
Hot press tender – woodworking
Hydraulic press tender – woodworking
Jigsaw operator – woodworking
Jointer – woodworking
Jointer operator – woodworking
Jointing machine operator – woodworking
Lacrosse stick bender – woodworking
Lacrosse stick gouger – woodworking
Lacrosse stick maker – woodworking
Lacrosse stick planer – woodworking
Lacrosse stick shaper – woodworking
Lag bolt machine tender – woodworking
Laminated bowl machine tender – woodworking
Laminating press tender – woodworking
Last remodeler – woodworking
Last repairman/woman – woodworking
Last trimmer – woodworking
Last turner
Last-lathe tender – woodworking
Lathe operator – woodworking
Lathe sander – woodworking
Lathe turner – woodworking
Lay-out marker – woodworking
Leveller operator – woodworking
Line and frame pole worker – wood products
Looping machine tender – wood products manufacturing
Machine carver – woodworking
Machine panel jointer – woodworking
Machine sander – woodworking
Mitre saw tender – woodworking
Mortiser operator – woodworking
Mortising machine operator – woodworking
Moulder – wood products manufacturing
Moulder – woodworking
Moulder operator – woodworking
Moulding cutter – wood products manufacturing
Moulding machine operator – woodworking
Nailing machine operator – woodworking
Notcher operator – woodworking
Notching saw operator – woodworking
Oar maker – woodworking
Oar shaper – woodworking
Overhead dado operator – woodworking
Packing trunk panel finisher – woodworking
Paddle maker – woodworking
Panel jointer machine tender – woodworking
Panel raiser operator – woodworking
Panel saw operator – woodworking
Pencil-grooving machine tender
Pencil-rounding machine tender
Pin maker – wood products manufacturing
Planer – woodworking
Planer feeder – woodworking
Planer operator – woodworking
Planer tender – woodworking
Plastic laminator – wood furniture manufacturing
Pole framer – wood products
Portable machine sander tender – woodworking
Portable sawer – woodworking
Power saw operator – woodworking
Profile shaper operator – woodworking
Radial-arm saw operator – woodworking
Resaw operator – woodworking
Rip and groove machine tender – woodworking
Ripsaw grader-operator – woodworking
Ripsaw matcher – woodworking
Ripsaw operator – woodworking
Rolling pin maker – woodworking
Rough mill operator – woodworking
Rough planer operator – woodworking
Router operator – woodworking
Saddle machine tender – woodworking
Salvage sawyer – woodworking
Sanding machine feeder – woodworking
Sash and door end matcher – woodworking
Saw operator – woodworking
Sawing machine operator – woodworking
Sawing machine tender – woodworking
Sawyer – woodworking
Scroll saw operator – woodworking
Shaper – wood products manufacturing
Shaper – woodworking
Shaper operator – woodworking
Shaver operator – woodworking
Shaver tender – woodworking
Shredder operator – woodworking
Shuttle finisher – woodworking
Shuttle maker – woodworking
Shuttle planer – woodworking
Shuttle shaper and tip inserter – woodworking
Slat picker – woodworking
Slat slicer – wood products
Small arms checkerer
Smoking pipe air hole driller
Smoking pipe burler – woodworking
Smoking pipe maker – woodworking
Smoking pipe sander
Smoking pipe sander – woodworking
Spindle carver operator – woodworking
Splitter – woodworking
Splitting machine operator cork
Squeezer tender – woodworking
Stave jointer – woodworking
Stave machine operator – woodworking
Stave sawyer – woodworking
Stitcher operator – woodworking
Stock cutter – woodworking
Stummel trimmer – woodworking
Stummel turner – woodworking
Surface planer operator – woodworking
Swing-type lathe operator – woodworking
Table top edger – woodworking
Table top laminator – woodworking
Tenoner operator – woodworking
Toothpick lathe operator
Toothpick-chopping machine tender
Treadle saw operator – woodworking
Trim saw operator – woodworking
Trimmer operator – woodworking
Trimming and boring machine operator – woodworking
Trimming machine operator – woodworking
Trunk panel finisher – woodworking
Turner – woodworking
Turning machine operator – woodworking
Turning sander tender – woodworking
Variety saw operator – woodworking
Veneer sander – woodworking
Vertical resaw operator – woodworking
Wobble saw operator – woodworking
Wood blank sawyer
Wood driller – woodworking
Wood lathe turner – woodworking
Wood products flarer
Wood products machine tender
Wood sander – woodworking
Wood saw operator – woodworking
Wood turner – woodworking
Wood turning lathe operator – woodworking
Wood-carving machine operator
Wooden barrel header – woodworking
Wooden barrel-header fitter – woodworking
Wooden stave turner – woodworking
Woodsawyer – woodworking
Wood-turning lathe operator – woodworking
Woodworking machine operator
Woodworking machine setter
Woodworking machine set-up operator

Lead statement
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.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
Set up, program and operate one or more computer numerically controlled (CNC) or manual woodworking machines such as saws, moulders, lathes, routers, planers, edgers, pressing machines, shapers, drills and sanders to fabricate or repair wooden parts for furniture, fixtures and other wood products
Operate gluing machines to glue pieces of wood together or press and affix wood veneer to wood surfaces
Operate preset special-purpose woodworking machines to fabricate wood products such as coat hangers, mop handles, clothes pins and other products
Read and interpret specifications or follow verbal instructions
May clean and lubricate equipment, and replace parts as necessary.

Source: Canada website