Top Band Saw Operator Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Band Saw Operator. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Band Saw Operator resumes they appeared on. For example, 11.0% of Band Saw Operator resumes contained Safety Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Band Saw Operator actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Band Saw Operator resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Assisted patrons entering and exiting rides, monitored activities to ensure adherence to safety procedures, shut-down and emergency evacuation procedures.
  • Provided yard traffic control and communicated instructions to drivers to ensure all operating and safety procedures were being followed.
  • Direct the operation of all equipment associated with jet sewer cleaning equipment in accordance with relevant safety procedures.
  • Prepped titanium orders performing inventory control such as lifting/moving heavy items as directed by supervisors and following appropriate safety procedures.
  • Participated in company meetings and assisted with training newly hired associates with machine operations and safety procedures.
  • Developed skills in instrument operation, safety procedures, construction mobilization, and blue print interpretation.

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2. CNC

high Demand
Here's how CNC is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Served as temporary Band Saw Operator, MIG Welder and CNC Operator to support increase in production needs.
  • Operate a variety of Machine Shop CNC's and industrial steel cutting band saws.
  • Light setup and operating CNC machine to cut to specifications.
  • Apprentice CNC operator Fanuc Control to do offsets on the program and maintain the job operation running smooth and within tolerance.
  • Cut metal rods safe & slowly using Hydmech H14A saw machine to make bolts or prep for CNC machinists.
  • Operate CNC equipment, Install Cutting Programs, Replacing Barings, Blades, Daily maintenance of equipment
  • inspect materials, measure Parts.Cnc mill operator, inspect parts, check with micrometer and calipers.

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3. Specific Lengths

high Demand
Here's how Specific Lengths is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Collected wood for work orders, then cut wood into specific lengths to create a picture frame.
  • Cut steel bars to specific lengths via Wagner bar saw, fork lift, overhead crane
  • Cut steel tubing, beams, channels and angles to specific lengths for customer delivery.
  • Operated Industrial Saw and cutting equipment to cut extruded parts to specific lengths and sizes.
  • Cut bolts with specific diameters to specific lengths to meet and exceed customers requests.
  • Saw material into specific lengths and hold tolerance on all measurements and miters

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4. Tape Measure

high Demand
Here's how Tape Measure is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Performed quality inspections using calipers, micrometers and tape measures.
  • Used calipers, micrometers, tape measures and indicators to check accuracy of parts.
  • Used a tape measure to cut beams channel and pipes also used a over head crane to move and stack work
  • Program the system to cut what I need and check with tape measurer to make sure it cuts accurately.
  • Used tape measures and calipers to ensure correct dimesnsions before stacking and wrapping finished product.
  • machine operation Accomplishments n/a Skills Used use of a tape measure,band saw,and varies of machines

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5. Unload Trucks

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Here's how Unload Trucks is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Load and unload trucks with material using industrial forklifts and overhead cranes.
  • Unload trucks and enter material into inventory.
  • Load or unload trucks or help others with loading or unloading, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary.
  • Unload trucks or to supply production areas with product, remove finished goods to a warehouse storage area inspecting lifts before use
  • Unload trucks using cherry pickers, sit down stand up and slip sheet forklifts, or other moving equipment.
  • Used a forklift to load and unload trucks Pulled orders and printed bill of ladings Stocked inventory Monthly inventory

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6. Transport Materials

high Demand
Here's how Transport Materials is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Operate diesel or battery powered forklift and cranes to transport materials between loading, processing and storage areas.

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7. Aluminum

high Demand
Here's how Aluminum is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Cut out aluminum casing on band saw Cut off headers on cut off saw Grind products using grinders and reamers.
  • Performed duties of saw man when required to cut aluminum-fitting, tracks, and tubing for products being assembled.
  • Ladled hot aluminum into the machine and started the machine.
  • Cut various types of aluminum/alloy castings.
  • Operated battery of circular saws to cut plastic blocks containing ceramic-coated aluminum rods to length for processing into electronic resistors.
  • Operate Machinery used to Fabricate aluminum parts and products.

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8. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Utilize hand tools for set up and operation of equipment.
  • Removed parts from cavity mold using hand tools.
  • Cleared machine jams using hand tools.
  • Work with various hand tools, feed saw, band saw and hand saw daily.
  • Clean, lubricate, and adjust equipment, using scrapers, solvents, air hoses, oil, and hand tools.
  • Operated heavy equipment, small equipment and various hand tools for the burial of fiber optic cables and also electrical wiring.

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9. Raw Materials

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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Coordinate the management and monitoring of raw materials, pharmaceutical products and all instrumentation.
  • Weighed and documented accurately the issuance of approved raw materials used in manufacturing.
  • Checked raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contained proper quality.
  • Maintained warehouse storage for raw materials and finished materials.
  • Transport raw materials from warehouse to processing facility.
  • Received and maintained inventory of raw materials.

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10. Customer Orders

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Here's how Customer Orders is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Read customer orders and cut rolls of insulation down to size to match the customers request up to 10 hrs daily
  • Review customer orders and cut all material to their specifications with 1/16th tolerance.
  • Pulled stock material for filling machines and for customer orders.
  • Measure and cut steel pieces in preparation for shipmentEnter data into the computer sResponsible for pulling customer orders by hand and forklift
  • Review and fill customer orders from warehouse, checking availability and accuracy on computer terminal.
  • Machine operator, responsible for producing shipping list and filling customer orders efficiently and effectively.

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11. Stainless Steel

high Demand
Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Identify multiple variety of carbon and stainless steels.
  • Weld stainless steel flanges using automated welding machines while also, inspecting welds using video inspection devices
  • Metal fabrication utilizing such materials as aluminum, stainless steel, mild steel, etc.
  • Worked with various metals; stainless steel to carbon steel up to 1 thick.
  • Welded and fabricated galvanized and stainless steel brush cores.
  • Cut Stainless Steel tubing to designated length, using an automated saw.

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12. Set-Up

average Demand
Here's how Set-Up is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Executed set-up equipment manufacturing, reconciliation and activities required in work instruction and batch records process validation and dispose hazards waste.
  • Specialized Training/Achievements: Veterans Administration approved training program of 2200 hours on screw machine set-up and operation.
  • Retrieved leased hardware for return, set-up two-way communication Video Telecasting for information technology interoffice meetings.
  • Preform sanitation responsibilities on equipment necessary to provide an allergen free set-up and changeover.
  • Performed equipment set-up, system calibrations and conduct testing using documented procedures.
  • Performed set-up and operation of JobMaster and all computer related support.

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13. Different Types

average Demand
Here's how Different Types is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Operated different types of machinery involved in making a variety of plastic containers.
  • Operated machinery which created different types of tubing according to customer specifications.
  • Utilized different types of machinery for efficient loading and unloading packages.
  • Job duties included: operating different types of machinery
  • Operated and maintained seven different types of machines that are used in the process of rolling flat steel into pipe.
  • Locate different types of products in the hieroglyphics using the computer program to maintain the physical inventory 100% precision.

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14. Different Sizes

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Here's how Different Sizes is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Cut and organized different sizes of steel.
  • Cut different sizes of wood on a saw for other employees to make and paint cabinets
  • Cut wood to different sizes that are specified by the order from the customers.
  • Cut materials to different sizes and design, glue, sand and stain.
  • Moved from there to the lumber trays different sizes boards are separated.
  • Cut aluminum down to different sizes for the foreman who assembles the signs

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15. Inventory Control

average Demand
Here's how Inventory Control is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Saw Operator * Material Handling * Inventory Control
  • Established and audited inventory control levels to ensure parts supply coincided with operational demands to minimize equipment down time.
  • Led the division in customer service, and implemented effective inventory controls that reduced food costs and increased profitability.
  • Generated accountability status report of parts, supply requisitions, sensitive items, and cyclical inventory control.
  • Managed fleet inventory control by locating grounded vehicles for auction sale, periodical mechanical maintenance.
  • Manage computer inventory control systems and pipeline product movements to ensure accuracy and precision.

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16. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to ensure proper operation and performance of equipment and complying with OSHA safety requirements.
  • Conducted hourly safety rounds, tracking hazardous chemical levels and tracking OSHA regulated indicators.
  • Conducted OSHA safety briefs and enforced safety measures resulting in zero incidents
  • Participated in extensive safety training to meet OSHA guidelines and regulations.
  • Evaluate and monitor OSHA guidelines and other government regulatory agencies.
  • Instruct abatement crews throughout abatement process according to OSHA Regulations.

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17. Assembly Line

average Demand
Here's how Assembly Line is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Seat sewer, Assembly line laborer
  • Earned recognition for producing equally impressive results both independently and as a team member within assembly line setting.
  • Operated assembly line producing magnetic media products, quality control testing and data input of production information
  • Recognized and participated in the implementation of correct operating procedures on newly built assembly lines.
  • Operated assembly line producing plastic automobile parts by machine.
  • Performed daily assembly line operations for processing.

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18. Blade Changes

average Demand
Here's how Blade Changes is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Performed required set-up of saw to include blade changes and programming blade specifications into the machine.

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19. Drill Press

average Demand
Here's how Drill Press is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Use drill press to make holes in materials as specified.
  • Read blueprints* Operate drill press* Tack weld metal* Forklift operator
  • angle master machine operator, drill press operator, iron punch operator, sky track driver
  • Performed set up and operated various metal pieces of equipment such as drills, drill presses, brakes, and saws.
  • Operate common machines such as millers, grinders, drill presses, lathes etc.
  • Operated press brake, drill press, Bridgeport mill, did some welding.

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20. Heavy Equipment

average Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Licensed irrigation technician:Installing and maintaining irrigation systems, maintaining greenbelts, expertise in operating various heavy equipment machinery.
  • Operated a variety of heavy equipment including Vac Con Combination sewer/storm drain cleaner and other related equipment.
  • Operated heavy equipment in commercial or residential construction areas; supported underground utilities and managed group teams.
  • Job Responsibilities: Safely operate heavy equipment within confined spaces.,
  • Lime mine operations including rock crushing and heavy equipment operator.
  • Operated heavy equipment on location for relocating drilling rigs.

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21. Specific Sizes

average Demand
Here's how Specific Sizes is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Cut to specific sizes and quantity fiberglass panels.

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22. Bulk Materials

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Here's how Bulk Materials is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Lifted and transported bulk materials to and from storage and processing areas to be loaded on delivery trucks

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23. Proper Length

average Demand
Here's how Proper Length is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Set up band saw to the proper length and speed required for the type of material to be cut.
  • Measure and cut material to proper length check parts using micrometer and or tape measure.
  • Filled orders by cutting lumber to proper length and size
  • Measure and cut stock with rulers, caliper rule, or square to verify dimensions against specifications and proper length.
  • Cut logs into proper lengths to obtain maximum yield and dollar value with the least amount fiber waste.
  • Cut materials to proper length per blueprints and Unload and organize materials coming in

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24. Job Orders

low Demand
Here's how Job Orders is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Read job orders for specifications, like material, type and size of stock and dimensions to be cut.
  • Cascade Windows - I was in charge of cutting aluminum framing to exact job orders for sliding glass doors and windows.
  • Measured cutter pieces to verified length conformance with job orders, using calipers and micrometers.
  • Cut structural steel with a computerized saw for fabrication job orders and customer sales.
  • Operate and program saw to efficiently execute different job orders.
  • Make corrections to the job orders if need be.

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25. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Receive and distribute raw steel beams to be cut to customer specifications and lengths.
  • Mark all beams with customer specifications and bundle them into loads.
  • Perform daily operation of injection molding machines Verify accuracy of documentation per work orders, machine programming, and customer specifications.
  • Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned and inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications.
  • Configure and operate packaging equipment to prepare iron and steel powder products for shipping according to customer specifications.
  • Document any additional chemicals or processes needed to make starch to customer specifications that are not outlined previously.

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26. Production Schedules

low Demand
Here's how Production Schedules is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Planned and directed work to efficiently meet production schedules and quality requirements.
  • Reviewed work orders and production schedules to ensure timely operation and completion of projects.
  • Read cutting orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, or dimensions and tolerances.
  • Review purchase orders, production schedules and weld drawings to determine job instructions or specifications.
  • Read and analyzed charts, work ordered, and production schedules to determine production requirements.
  • Follow production schedules, prioritizing task in order to meet quantity requirements on a deadline.

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27. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Perform routine/preventative maintenance on applicable equipment to maximize efficiency and minimize accidents to enhance longer life of equipment and tools.
  • Performed process equipment troubleshooting, minor repairs, improvements and preventative maintenance utilizing the appropriate work processed and disciplines.
  • Performed routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment and refers defects or needed repairs to the supervisor.
  • Supervised team in performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and security risk management on all servers and workstations.
  • Blow Mold operations included daily preventative maintenance on machines, production/downtime recording and periodic quality testing and reporting.
  • Performed troubleshooting and routine/preventative maintenance of production equipment as well as production and shipping software across multiple platforms.

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28. PPE

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Here's how PPE is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Tended CNC machine that cut pieces of specified length from metals such as aluminum, steel, copper and brass.
  • Assembled and packaged finished product and material so it can be shipped out to customer.
  • Removed and replaced saw blade from saw machine when saw went dull or snapped.
  • Band Saws, Scrapper Machine, Powered jacks, Hand Jacks.
  • Banded, stacked and shipped steel.
  • Serviced and changed chipper knives.
  • Operated a band saw to cut patterns in cardboard and wood Packaged and shipped completed projects
  • Cleaned equipment in a safe manner and wore PPE.
  • Band saw opperator, part inspection

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29. IM

low Demand
Here's how IM is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Reported to concerned authority about any repair and imperfection.
  • Required to cut tubing and solid steel of various compositions manually (automation features permanently disabled) within acceptable time windows.
  • Follow all safety rules, by handling machinery appropriately, and wearing the required safety gear at all times.
  • Cut materials per shop order instructions from specified material locations to specified size for fabrication of test specimens.
  • Job Duties: To properly inspect company materials, products for exact dimensions, and or imperfections.
  • Cut optimized patterns to blueprint specifications, organize and mark each individual piece of material.
  • Trimmed fat and bone from meat sections in strict accordance with health and safety guidelines.
  • Set stops and guides to control dimension of cut, using steel rule wrenches.
  • Read blue prints to know what the length and over-all dimensions of the parts.
  • Trimmed excess material from parts using knife and inspected finished product.
  • Set up of product to specific dimensions per customer instructions.
  • Maintained equipment, replacing blades, troubleshooting for optimal performance.
  • Resolved imperfections and defects to ensure quality of stocks.
  • Cut tubing to specific dimensions based on blueprints.
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  • Enforced Criminal Law and City Ordinances.
  • Set up of simple operating systems.
  • Cut metal stock to dimensions.
  • Welded bars when multiple bars were to be cut at the same time.
  • Experience with edge bander, machine that glued, cut, and trimmed tape for installation on cabinet forms.

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30. Blade Tensions

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Here's how Blade Tensions is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.
  • Set controls to adjust speed, feed rate, and blade tensions.
  • Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.

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31. Different Lengths

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Here's how Different Lengths is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Use of measuring tape to obtain different lengths.
  • Repair broke pallets, and cut wood to different lengths accordingly.
  • Prepared different lengths of wood * Operated glue machine * Prepared wood to be pressed

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32. Specific Measurements

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Here's how Specific Measurements is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Cut aluminum from bulk into specific measurements.
  • Sawed aluminum using specific measurements.
  • Operate wood saw on x and y coordinates enter specific measurements to cut wood correctly on air table.
  • Operate a Saw machine, cut metal, steel, aluminum tubes into specific measurements
  • Cut steel bars to specific measurements using the band saw.

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33. Estimate Grades

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Here's how Estimate Grades is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Inspect stock for imperfections and to estimate grades or qualities of stock or workpieces.

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34. Sharp Edges

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Here's how Sharp Edges is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Grind out burrs or sharp edges, using portable grinders, speed lathes, or polishing jacks.

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35. Chep

low Demand
Here's how Chep is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • out and replace broken/ bad support slats on Chep pallets.

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36. Safety Measures

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Here's how Safety Measures is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Addressed safety measures, leading to changes in the process of restocking and order pulling.

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37. Proper Maintenance

low Demand
Here's how Proper Maintenance is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Use over head crane as needed also proper maintenance of machinery.

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38. Order Specifications

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Here's how Order Specifications is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Read job order specifications, such as material, type, and size of stock, and dimensions to be cut.
  • Selected boards, measured and cut them according to job order specifications, labeled cut boards with their part number.
  • Operate 2 large saws, in which I used to cut structural steel according to blueprints and job order specifications.
  • Job responsibilities included setting up saws and cutting wood to order specifications.
  • Read plans to determine order specifications.
  • Cut steel pipe with diamond tipped industrial saw to customer order specifications

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39. Proper Operation

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Here's how Proper Operation is used in Band Saw Operator jobs:
  • Monitor sawing machines, adjusting speed and tension and clearing jams to ensure proper operation.
  • Monitored sawing machines, adjust speed and tension and clear jams to ensure proper operation.
  • Tested ham radio towers to assure proper operation before shipping.
  • Maintained and ensured the proper operation of saw machines.
  • Monitor sawing machines, adjusting speed and tension and clearing jams to ensure proper operation.
  • Interpreted drawings and planed work in proper operational sequence on multi-cut jobs.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Band Saw Operator

Safety Procedures13.2%
CNC10.4%
Specific Lengths10.4%
Tape Measure8.9%
Unload Trucks8.7%
Transport Materials8%
Aluminum7.8%
Hand Tools4.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Band Saw Operator

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
11%
11%
2
2
CNC
CNC
8.7%
8.7%
3
3
Specific Lengths
Specific Lengths
8.7%
8.7%
4
4
Tape Measure
Tape Measure
7.5%
7.5%
5
5
Unload Trucks
Unload Trucks
7.3%
7.3%
6
6
Transport Materials
Transport Materials
6.7%
6.7%
7
7
Aluminum
Aluminum
6.5%
6.5%
8
8
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
3.9%
3.9%
9
9
Raw Materials
Raw Materials
3.7%
3.7%
10
10
Customer Orders
Customer Orders
2.4%
2.4%
11
11
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
2.4%
2.4%
12
12
Set-Up
Set-Up
2.4%
2.4%
13
13
Different Types
Different Types
2%
2%
14
14
Different Sizes
Different Sizes
1.8%
1.8%
15
15
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Osha
Osha
1.6%
1.6%
17
17
Assembly Line
Assembly Line
1.6%
1.6%
18
18
Blade Changes
Blade Changes
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Drill Press
Drill Press
1.2%
1.2%
20
20
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Specific Sizes
Specific Sizes
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Bulk Materials
Bulk Materials
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Proper Length
Proper Length
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Job Orders
Job Orders
1.2%
1.2%
25
25
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
1%
1%
27
27
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
1%
1%
28
28
PPE
PPE
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
IM
IM
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Blade Tensions
Blade Tensions
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Different Lengths
Different Lengths
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Specific Measurements
Specific Measurements
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
Estimate Grades
Estimate Grades
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Sharp Edges
Sharp Edges
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Chep
Chep
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
Safety Measures
Safety Measures
0.6%
0.6%
37
37
Proper Maintenance
Proper Maintenance
0.6%
0.6%
38
38
Order Specifications
Order Specifications
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Proper Operation
Proper Operation
0.6%
0.6%

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