Automatic Log-Cut-Off Sawyer

Operate panel boards of circular saws and conveyor systems that saw logs.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Log-Cut-Off Sawyers do?

Operates panelboard of circular saw and conveyor system to saw logs to specified lengths and to move cut logs to other stations for further processing: Starts conveyor belt that transfers log to feed conveyor. Observes log to determine number of usable lengths to be cut, and presses button on panelboard to lower saw that trims and squares log ends. Cuts log to specified lengths by registering length specification on control panel of machine that automatically measures log and lowers saw to cut log when log reaches selected position. Controls discharge conveyor to transfer log to HEAD SAWYER 667.662-010 or GANG SAWYER 667.682-030 according to size and texture of log.

Should I be an Automatic Log-Cut-Off Sawyer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Automatic Log Cut-Off Sawyer, Log-Cut-Off Sawyer, Automatic

    How to Become an
    Automatic Log-Cut-Off Sawyer

    Most Automatic Log-Cut-Off Sawyers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2889%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,89,89
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