Log Graders & Scalers


Grade logs or estimate the marketable content or value of logs or pulpwood in sorting yards, millpond, log deck, or similar locations. Inspect logs for defects or measure logs to determine volume.
Also called: Log Buyer, Log Grader, Log Scaler, Scaler

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Business
  • customer service
  • management

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • 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:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • group things in different ways
    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

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
  • Integrity
  • Independence
  • Initiative
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word
    Inventory management software
  • Atterbury Consultants SuperACE/FLIPS

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    some college
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