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Transfer Controller

Operate conveyor systems in sawmill.

What does a Transfer Controller do?

Operates conveyor system in sawmill to route lumber, cants, and timber to processing operations according to size, grade, and specie, or type of processing required: Raises and lowers cross chains by moving levers and pedals to shift boards, timbers, or cants from one set of conveyor rolls to another or from rolls to platform. Raises stop blocks to stop lumber at specified points along rolls. Stops and reverses conveyors to re-route cants for further processing. May operate electric hoist to move cants to stockpile. May operate cut-off saw to cut cants to specified lengths.