Foreman, Logging (466) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises the work of logging crews in the cruising, locating, felling, bucking, and transportation of logs.
May estimate the volume and quality of timber on a tract of land. Determines timber tract from map. Walks over timber track and measures trees, using scale and special hand measuring devices. Indicates trees to be cut, records data, and estimates total volume in area for procurement and inventory purposes. Locates operating and camp sites. Estimates man-days required for operation of the tract.
Must understand the use of all types of logging equipment. Must know safety rules used in logging operations. Should be familiar with mountain and swamp logging under winter and summer weather conditions.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Timber Cruiser

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