Woodworking machine operators set up, program, and run woodworking machinery to fabricate / repair parts for wood products.
Where They Work
Woodworking machine operators work in heavy machinery, transportation equipment, aircraft, and ship building industries, and for manufacturers of furniture, fixtures, and other wood products.
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.