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Sorter Operator

Tend sorting mechanisms and grade green lumbers.

What does a Sorter Operator do?

Tends sorting mechanism and grades green lumber as lumber passes on conveyor to designated racks: Determines length and thickness of board by comparing board with gauged marks on machine table. Lifts end of board and feels wood to estimate moisture content. Routes board to appropriate holding rack by pressing specified button on control panel. May grade and route veneer to designated bin and be designated Veneer Sorter.