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ISCO 08 Code 7523      Woodworking-machine tool setters and operators
Lead Statement
Woodworking-machine tool setters and operators set-up or operate and monitor automatic or semi-automatic woodworking machines, such as precision sawing, shaping, planning, boring, turning and woodcarving machines to fabricate or repair wooden parts for furniture, fixtures and other wooden products.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • setting-up, programming, operating and monitoring several types of woodworking machines for sawing, shaping, boring, drilling, planning, pressing, turning, sanding or carving to fabricate or repair wooden parts for furniture, fixtures and other wooden products;
  • operating preset special-purpose woodworking machines to fabricate wooden products such as coat hangers, mop handles, clothes pins and other products;
  • selecting knives, saws, blades, cutter heads, cams, bits, or belts according to workpiece, machine functions and product specifications;
  • installing and adjusting blades, cutterheads, boring-bits and sanding-belts, and using hand tools and rules;
  • setting and adjusting various kinds of woodworking machines for operation by others;
  • reading and interpreting specifications or following verbal instructions.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Carving/wood machine-operator
  • Furniture production machine-operator
  • Precision woodworking sawyer
  • Wood products machine-operator
  • Wood turner
  • Woodworking lathe operator
  • Woodworking machine setter
  • Woodworking machine setter-operator
  • Woodworking machine set-up operator

Excluded occupations

  • Wood and related products assemblers – 8215

ISCO 88 Code(s) 7423, 8240
(NCvB; Mei 2010)