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Wood Machinist

Ringa Pūrere Rākau

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Wood machinists set up and operate specialised woodworking machinery to transform wood into finished products such as finger-jointed skirting board, planed timber for furniture and joinery, or surfaced lumber for export.


Wood machinists usually earn

$16-$30 per hour

Source: Competenz

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as a wood machinist are average due to stable worker numbers.
Paul Hunter at a wood processing machine

Wood machinists make timber for furniture using specialised machinery

Last updated 7 June 2017