Wood Inspector

Inspect debarked pulpwood logs.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wood Inspectors do?

Inspects debarked pulpwood logs used in the manufacture of paper and related materials: Observes logs passing on conveyor to detect completeness of debarking process. Removes partially debarked logs from conveyor and places them in pushcart. Pushes filled cart to feed end of debarker for recycling of logs. Empties contents of cart onto conveyor, pushes cart back to inspection area, and resumes inspection.

Should I be a Wood Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become a Wood Inspector

    Most Wood Inspectors have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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