Band Sawing Machine Operator

Tend bandsawing machines that cut specified shapes and mark cutting lines.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Band Sawing Machine Operators do?

Tends bandsawing machine that cuts pieces of specified shape from sheets of materials, such as fiberglass, foam rubber, or parchment: Positions pattern on material and marks cutting lines. Stacks specified number of sheets and clamps them together. Starts saw and guides stock against blade, following cutting lines. Drills guide holes in stock to mark location for attachment of trim, using power drill.


Should I be a Band Sawing Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Band-Bias-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Band Sawing Machine Operator

    Most Band Sawing Machine Operators 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:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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