Heading Saw Operator

Operate heading saws that cut pieces of heading materials.

What does a Heading Saw Operator do?

Operates heading saw to cut pieces of heading material from heading bolts: Loosens nut and adjusts guides to thickness of heading material. Stands bolt on end in swing carriage of machine. Moves bolt against guides and clamps bolt with tooth-edged clamp. Starts saw and pushes swing toward saw to cut strips of heading material from bolt. Withdraws swing, removes heading strip, and repeats cuts until bolt is completely sawed.