Monitor workers to ensure that safety regulations are followed, warning or disciplining those who violate safety regulations.
Monitor logging operations to identify and solve problems, improve work methods, and ensure compliance with safety, company, and government regulations.
Change logging operations or methods to eliminate unsafe conditions.
Train workers in tree felling or bucking, operation of tractors or loading machines, yarding or loading techniques, or safety regulations.
Assign to workers duties such as trees to be cut, cutting sequences and specifications, or loading of trucks, railcars, or rafts.
Supervise or coordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations or silvicultural operations.
Plan or schedule logging operations, such as felling or bucking trees or grading, sorting, yarding, or loading logs.
Determine logging operation methods, crew sizes, or equipment requirements, conferring with mill, company, or forestry officials as necessary.
Communicate with forestry personnel regarding forest harvesting or forest management plans, procedures, or schedules.
Coordinate dismantling, moving, and setting up equipment at new work sites.