Calculate number of board feet of lumbers necessary to manufacture boxes.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Lumber Estimators do?
Calculates number of board feet of lumber necessary to manufacture boxes and crates of specified size and number: Reviews customer order to determine quantity, size, weight, and shape of product to be packed. Computes number of board feet of lumber needed, using standardized measurement tables, calculator, and adding machine. Submits estimate to be used as basis for determining selling price of boxes or crates.
Should I be a Lumber Estimator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Box Estimator, Estimator, Lumber, Millwork Estimator
How to become a Lumber Estimator
Most Lumber Estimators have a Certificate or higher.
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