Log Graders & Scalers
Also called: Log Scaler, Log Buyer, Inspector, Log Grader
What they do:Grade logs or estimate the marketable content or value of logs or pulpwood in sorting yards, millpond, log deck, or similar locations. Inspect logs for defects or measure logs to determine volume.
On the job, you would:
- Evaluate log characteristics and determine grades, using established criteria.
- Record data about individual trees or load volumes into tally books or hand-held collection terminals.
- Paint identification marks of specified colors on logs to identify grades or species, using spray cans, or call out grades to log markers.
Math and Science
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Arts and Humanities
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Analytical or scientific software
Inventory management software
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