Pole Peeling Machine Operator

Operate machines to peel bark from logs.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pole Peeling Machine Operators do?

Operates machine to peel bark from logs: Moves levers to raise or lower rollers of feed mechanism that moves logs under cutter head of machine. Starts machine and moves levers or turns handwheel to lower knife blades against surface of log and remove bark. Applies pressure to cutting head of machine according to shape and size of log, using lever or handwheel. Sharpens and changes cutting blades of machine, using handtools. May lubricate machine, using oilcan and grease-pump.

Should I be a Pole Peeling Machine Operator?

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.
  • 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: Apple Peeler Operator, Pole-Peeling Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Pole Peeling Machine Operator

    Most Pole Peeling 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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