Machine Veneer Repairer

Tend machines that cut defects from veneer sheets and repair defects.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Veneer Repairers do?

Tends machine that cuts defects from veneer sheets and repairs defects by inserting patches in cutout areas: Fills feed chute of machine with veneer patch stock and starts machine. Slides and positions veneer sheet on machine table so that defects, such as knots, holes, and pitch pockets are under head of machine. Depresses pedal to activate head that cuts or punches out defective area and inserts patch. Stacks repaired sheets on skids or slides them onto conveyor. May grade repaired sheets. May be designated according to machine operated as Raimann-Machine Operator; Skoog-Machine Operator.

Should I be a Machine Veneer Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Veneer Repairer, Machine

    How to become a Machine Veneer Repairer

    Machine Veneer Repairers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Machine Veneer Repairer-related education!
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