Saw operators operate routine production machinery in line with the prints and specifications provided. They perform routine activities that produce the needed quantity of parts as stated in the specifications. They measure finished parts with precision tools to ensure adherence to function, quality, and established specifications. Besides that, they maintain logs and records of units produced. Likewise, they report any errors resulting in discarded pieces. Additionally, they check equipment before using it to ensure proper setup and alignment. Also, they perform basic and routine adjustments and maintenance.
Employers seek applicants with a high school diploma or its equivalent and up to two years of relevant work experience. You must be able to interpret and translate job specifications. You must possess multitasking, teamwork, attention to detail, communication, and coordination skills. Also, you must be comfortable with following directions. Saw operators earn an average salary of $33,741 annually. This varies from $26,000 to $44,000.