List of Career Duties Under Logging Business Sector

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Superintendent Logging Career Duties

  • Direct coordinates, through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities of workers engaged in logging operations
  • Review logging orders and inspects designated timber tract terrain to define methods for logging operations, size of crew and equipment requirements
  • Confer with mill, company and government forestry officials regarding methods for logging tract in order for defining safest most efficient method
  • Engage personnel directs setting up of equipment at logging site
  • Plan, schedules, and coordinates logging operations in accordance with production requirements and in compliance with safety laws government regulations
  • Observe logging operations to detect unsafe working conditions noncompliance of workers with safety regulations
  • Change logging procedures or methods to eliminate unsafe conditions warns or disciplines workers disregarding safety regulations
  • Prepare production personnel time records for management
  • May negotiate contract with mill, logging company, governmental agency, or individuals to perform logging operations be designated Logging Contractor logging .

Supervisor Felling bucking Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in felling trees, trimming off limbs, and sawing felled trees into logs
  • Specify log lengths to be cut, trees to be left, stump height and cutting sequence
  • Train workers in felling & bucking techniques safety practices
  • Give instructions to workers in felling trees with unusual or dangerous characteristics
  • May supervise Tree-Shear Operators logging
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Supervisor Logging Career Duties

  • Supervise and coordinates activities of workers engaged in felling bucking trees, skidding logs from forest, and loading logs on trucks
  • Train workers in felling and bucking trees, operation of tractors & loading machines, yarding loading techniques and safety regulations
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title
  • When logging activities are confined to one side of timber stand or tract, may be designated Side Boss logging .

Tanbark Laborer Career Duties

  • Harvest tanbark, performing any combination of following tasks
  • Cuts limbs from felled trees, using chain saw or ax
  • Cuts rings slits in bark and strips bark from tree, using spud or ax
  • Stack bark in ricks piles , bark-side down.

Tanbark Peeler Career Duties

  • Harvest tanbark, performing any combination of following tasks
  • Cuts limbs from felled trees, using chain saw or ax
  • Cuts rings slits in bark and strips bark from tree, using spud or ax
  • Stack bark in ricks piles , bark-side down.

Timber Supervisor Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in felling trees, trimming off limbs, and sawing felled trees into logs
  • Specify log lengths to be cut, trees to be left, stump height and cutting sequence
  • Train workers in felling & bucking techniques safety practices
  • Give instructions to workers in felling trees with unusual or dangerous characteristics
  • May supervise Tree-Shear Operators logging
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Tree shear Operator Career Duties

  • Drive operates logging tractor equipped with frontal hydraulic shear to fell trees
  • Maneuver tractor to position jaws of shear around tree bole and activates shear to cut fell tree
  • May control hydraulic tree clamp & boom to lift, swing and bunch sheared trees be designated Feller-Buncher Operator logging .

Woods Boss Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in pulling, blasting, chopping, and transporting stumps, used in destructive distillation process for obtaining crude turpentine
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Woods Overseer Career Duties

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in pulling, blasting, chopping, and transporting stumps, used in destructive distillation process for obtaining crude turpentine
  • Perform duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Yarder Operator Career Duties

  • Operate yarding machine to pull logs from cutting area to landing
  • Control direction, speed and braking of cable drums to position chokers or grapples over logs, pull logs across cutting area, lift logs over tree trunks and other obstructions and position logs for loading onto trucks, using pedals hand levers in response to whistle or horn code signals
  • May drag blocks, cable and other equipment to rigging crew
  • May raise steel tower, or prerigged spar, and tension guy lines
  • May drive self-propelled yarder between yarding sites
  • May be designated according to type of yarding system used as High-Lead Yarder logging , Sky-Line Yarder logging , Slack-Line Yarder logging , or according to type of equipment operated as Grapple-Yarder Operator logging , Steel-Spar Operator logging , Triple-Drum Operator logging
  • May control machinery on deck of pullboat in cypress forest be designated Pullboat Engineer logging .

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