Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers
Wood treaters, cabinet-makers and related trades workers preserve and treat wood; make, decorate and repair wooden furniture, vehicles and other wooden products and components; and set up, operate and tend wood seasoning and preserving equipment and woodworking equipment, machines and machine tools.
Tasks performed usually include: operating and tending treating and other equipment to dry lumber and other wood products, and to treat chemically and impregnate wood products with preservatives; setting and operating woodworking machines to cut, shape and form parts and components; studying plans, verifying dimensions of articles to be made, fitting parts together to form complete units and checking the quality and fit of pieces to ensure adherence to specifications; setting and adjusting various kinds of machines for operation by others; setting up, programming, operating and monitoring several types of woodworking machines to fabricate, repair or refinish wooden parts for furniture, fixtures and other wood products; and reading and interpreting specifications or following verbal instructions.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
7521 Wood Treaters
7522 Cabinet-makers and Related Workers
7523 Woodworking Machine Tool Setters and Operators
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