Metal Cut-Off Saw Tender

Tend band or circular saws to cut, miter or groove bars.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Metal Cut-Off Saw Tenders do?

Tends band or circular saw to cut, miter or groove bar, tube, or sheet metal stock to specified dimensions or shape: Places stock on table or in automatic feed mechanism. Pulls lever or depresses pedal to lower saw blade and cut stock to size or shape. Removes cut stock from table and stacks for removal. May stamp identifying marks on stock, using die and hammer. May work as member of team when cutting structural beams. May assist in changing saw blades and setting table stops and guides.

Should I be a Metal Cut-Off Saw Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Cut-Off Saw Tender, Metal, Metal Cutter, Metal Stamper, Metal Tube Cutter, Offstacker

    How to become a Metal Cut-Off Saw Tender

    Most Metal Cut-Off Saw Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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