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.

Alternative label

  • wood chipper operator

  • chipper machine operator

  • chipper machine technician

  • chipper technician

  • chipper machine specialist

  • wood chipper specialist

  • chipper

  • wood chipper technician

  • wood chipper

  • chipper specialist

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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