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45-4023.00 - Log Graders and Scalers

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Saw felled trees into lengths.

45-4021.00 Fallers
  • Stop saw engines, pull cutting bars from cuts, and run to safety as tree falls.
  • Saw back-cuts, leaving sufficient sound wood to control direction of fall.
  • Measure felled trees and cut them into specified log lengths, using chain saws and axes.
  • Control the direction of a tree's fall by scoring cutting lines with axes, sawing undercuts along scored lines with chainsaws, knocking slabs from cuts with single-bit axes, and driving wedges.
  • Insert jacks or drive wedges behind saws to prevent binding of saws and to start trees falling.
  • Split logs, using axes, wedges, and mauls, and stack wood in ricks or cord lots.
45-4011.00 Forest and Conservation Workers   Green Occupation Green
  • Identify diseased or undesirable trees and remove them, using power saws or hand saws.
  • Select or cut trees according to markings or sizes, types, or grades.
45-4022.00 Logging Equipment Operators
  • Drive and maneuver tractors and tree harvesters to shear the tops off of trees, cut and limb the trees, and cut the logs into desired lengths.
45-2092.01 Nursery Workers
  • Dig, cut, and transplant seedlings, cuttings, trees, and shrubs.