Flakeboard Line Tender
Operate machines and conveyors to dry, segregate, and treat wood flakes.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Flakeboard Line Tenders do?
Operates machines and conveyors to dry, segregate, and treat wood flakes, form them into mats, and press them into flakeboard panels: Starts machines and regulates flow of resin and wax additives. Adjusts panel controls to regulate speed of conveyors, drying time and temperature, and platen pressure. Adjusts height of leveling-brush to control thickness and consistency of mat prior to pressing into flakeboard. Observes control panel of platen press to determine that panels conform to specifications. Weighs and measures sample panels, using scales, rule, and micrometers.
Should I be a Flakeboard Line Tender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Line Tender, Flakeboard
How to become a Flakeboard Line Tender
Most Flakeboard Line Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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