Sector: Manufacturing

Saw Filer

A saw filer career could be for you if…
Your skills include operations monitoring, quality control analysis and equipment maintenance.
Your interests can be described as realistic and conventional.
Your values include support, independence and working conditions.

The job of a saw filer involves maintaining saw equipment in a safe manner by performing machine alignment and providing preventive maintenance to saw filing machines. The role of a saw filer is important not just for safety but also for efficient production in a sawmill. If saws don't function properly, production comes to a halt. Saw filers use hand tools, machines, and welding equipment, as well as computers, sophisticated electronic equipment, and lasers to maintain saws to the highest standards.

Other job titles include: cutter grinder, finisher, grinder, grinder operator, OD grinder operator (outer diameter grinder operator), tool and cutter grinder, tool grinder

Education and Training

These occupations usually require a high school diploma.


National Average Annual Salary
$29,020.00 - $65,650.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$13.95 - $31.56
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