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Job Description:

  • 1) Grades logs in sorting yard, millpond, or log deck according to industry or company standards: Measures diameter and length of log, using scale stick, steel tape, or other measuring aid, and determines total volume, using conversion table.

  • 2) Jabs log with metal end of scale stick and inspects log to ascertain conditions or defects, such as sound or water-soaked wood, splits, broken ends, rotten areas, twists, and curves.

  • 3) Evaluates log's characteristics and determines grade according to established criteria.

  • 4) Paints identification mark of specified color on log to identify grade and species, using paint spray can, or calls out grade to LOG MARKER.

  • 5) Estimates and deducts volume of waste wood from total volume, and records volume by grade in tally book.




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DOT:   455.367-010

Job Number: 6024