Fallers


Use axes or chainsaws to fell trees using knowledge of tree characteristics and cutting techniques to control direction of fall and minimize tree damage.
Also called: Logger, Timber Cutter, Timber Faller, Tree Faller

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Reaction Time and Speed
  • quickly move your hand, finger, or foot based on a sound, light, picture or other command
  • quickly move your arms and legs
    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Integrity
  • Self Control
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • Assisi Software Assisi Compiler
  • Assisi Software Assisi Resource
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Accounting software
  • BCS Woodlands Software The Logger Tracker

Education:

    no high school diploma/GED
    high school diploma/GED
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