First-Line Supervisors of Logging Workers


Directly supervise and coordinate activities of logging workers.
Also called: Feller Buncher Operator (FB Operator), Logging Crew Foreman, Logging Supervisor, Trucking Supervisor

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Business
  • management
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    Resource Management
  • managing your time and the time of other people
  • selecting and managing the best workers for a job

Abilites:

    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Hearing and Speech
  • recognize spoken words

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Attention to Detail

Technology:

    Inventory management software
  • Landmark Sales LOG-istics
  • TradeTec Computer Systems TallyWorks Logs
    Accounting software
  • BCS Woodlands Software The Logger Tracker
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    no high school diploma/GED
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