Operate wood chipper


Operate wood chipper machine by inserting long logs, poles, and pieces of timber, producing wood chips.

Alternative labels

operating wood chipper
handle wood chipper
run wood chipper
control wood chipper
activate wood chipper
use wood chipper
operate wood chippers

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate wood chipper is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Chipper operator: Chipper operators tend machines that chip wood into small pieces for use in particle board, for further processing into pulp, or for use in its own right. Wood is fed into the chipper and shredded or crushed using a variety of mechanisms.

Optional skill

Operate wood chipper is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Engineered wood board machine operator: Engineered wood board machine operators work with machines to bond particles or fibres made from wood or cork. Various industrial glues or resins are applied to obtain fibre board, particle board or cork board.
Digester operator: Digester operators, or cooks, cook wood chips with soda ash or acid to separate the wood pulp from unwanted constituents. They test the resulting solution.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022