Tend bank of circular saws that saw logs, slabs, or scrap wood into pieces.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Slasher Operators do?
Tends bank of circular saws that saw logs, slabs, or scrap wood into pieces for fuel or processing into pulp: Starts saws and activates slasher conveyor chains. Straightens moving logs or slabs on conveyor to prevent jamming saws and to maintain uniform spacing, using pike pole.
Should I be a Slasher Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
Also known as:
Clipper Operator, Edger Operator, Equalizer Operator, Frame-Gate-Mortiser Operator, Gate-Mortiser Operator
How to become a Slasher Operator
Most Slasher Operators 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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