wood drying kiln operator


Wood drying kiln operators control the process of applying heat to moist or 'green' wood in order to obtain usable dry wood. Depending on the type of kiln, the drying operator will be responsible for moving the wood into and out of the kiln, temperature control, and ventilation.

Alternative label

  • wood-drying kiln technician

  • wood drying kiln worker

  • drying kiln specialist

  • dry kiln operator

  • wood drying kiln specialist

  • drying kiln technician

  • wood-drying kiln operator

  • dry kiln specialist

  • drying kiln operator

  • dry kiln technician

  • wood drying kiln operative

  • wood-drying kiln specialist

  • wood drying kiln technician

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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