Log Sorting Supervisor

Supervise workers engaged in sorting logs in log booms or sorting yards.
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Salary Range
$24,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Log Sorting Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in unloading, scaling, grading, and sorting logs in log boom or sorting yard: Designates storage location for each category of log grade, specie, and size. Oversees scaling and grading activities to verify adherence to industry or company standards. Trains workers in log scaling, grading, and marking standards. Coordinates selection and movement of logs from storage areas according to transportation schedules or production requirements of wood products plants. May supervise raft building and loading of trucks and railcars for log shipment. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May supervise sorting activities in log boom and be designated Boom Supervisor.

Should I be a Log Sorting Supervisor?

You should have an associate's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

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