Feed logs onto conveyor that move logs from pond to saw or barker deck.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Pond Workers do?
Feeds logs onto conveyor that moves logs from pond to saw or barker deck: Stands on catwalk, flatboat, raft, or floating logs and guides logs onto conveyor, using pike pole. Raises sunken logs, using hoist. May operate powered winch to raise sunken logs. May be designated according to work station as Boat Worker; Log Rider.
Should I be a Pond Worker?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
Boat Worker, Boom Stick Worker, Boom Worker, Grab Jack Worker, Jackscrew Worker, Pole Cutter, Pole River, Pondman
How to become a Pond Worker
Pond Workers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job.
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