Conveyor machine operator (wood) - Salary and Career
Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

Conveyor machine operator (wood) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They extract wood, identifying extraction areas, felling mapped trees, classifying logs according to diameter and length and separating wood according to its use. They reforest areas, collecting seeds from trees and buds for cloning and planting tree seedlings. They would inventory forests, identify species, monitor tree growth and raise wood potential in renewable and native forests. They carry out measurements by coding felled trees. They transport trees, logs and short logs and condition soil for planting. They work following safety, hygiene and environmental protection standards.

How much does an Conveyor machine operator (wood) earn

A Conveyor machine operator (wood) earns between $1.105 and $2.061 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.287 and a median salary of $1.216 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 51.188 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Conveyor machine operator (wood)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.287 15.439 322 6
1º Quartile 1.105 13.256 276 5
Median Salary 1.216 14.586 304 6
3º Quartile 1.572 18.859 393 7
Higher Salary 2.061 24.729 515 9

Professional job categories

  • Agricultural, forestry and fisheries workers
    • fishermen and forestry extractors
      • forest extractives
        • extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

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Main workplaces

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species they work in companies that extract and process wood and its derivatives as employees with a formal contract. They are organized as a team, as permanent supervision, during the day and in the open. All are subject to climate variation and the chainsaw operator works in an uncomfortable position and exposed to intense noise.

What does it take to work in the field of Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

For the exercise of these occupations, the fourth grade of elementary school and a basic professional qualification course of around two hundred class hours are required (except for forest extraction workers, who do not need a qualification course). The full performance of activities takes between one and two years of professional experience.

Functions and activities of Conveyor machine operator (wood)

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species must:

  • employ security measures;
  • lock wood;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • transport trees, logs and logs;
  • perform measurements;
  • extracting wood;
  • reforest areas;
  • extract wood;
  • take measurements;
  • employing safety measures;
  • inventory forests;
  • employ safety measures;
  • employ safety measures;
  • condition soil for planting;
  • extract timber;
  • conditioning soil for planting;

  • Activities

    • report occurrences of fires, pests, deforestation and bad weather;
    • align terrain;
    • measure slope and slope;
    • check species, age and origin of renewable trees;
    • flag selected trees;
    • unload trees, logs and logs onto trucks, ferries, wagons and rafts ;
    • delimbing trees;
    • apply herbicides in competitive weeds and weeds;
    • check terrain topography;
    • underground terrain;
    • examine topographical plan;
    • replant seedlings in unplanted holes;
    • detect accident risks;
    • storage logs and logs;
    • mark land;
    • clearing native vegetation;
    • line up branch remnants between rows;
    • line up remnants of branches between rows;
    • clean up logs and logs;
    • sharpen chainsaw chain;
    • choose species and seed quality;
    • separate wooden rollers;
    • identify tree species;
    • check distances between teams in extraction areas;
    • sharpening sickle and hatchet;
    • cube felled trees;
    • fertilize soil;
    • clean up planting area;
    • prove physical endurance;
    • spray pesticides on seedlings;
    • record peer training;
    • adjust equipment;
    • pick seeds from trees;
    • grade ground;
    • monitor tree growth;
    • distributing ant killers in soil;
    • weeding weeds;
    • check measurements;
    • work as a team;
    • fertilize planted seedlings;
    • lighten plantations;
    • identify extraction areas;
    • check the slope of trees;
    • raise wood potential in renewable and native forests;
    • measure cap (chest height) of trees;
    • observe the presence of hooks in logs;
    • show courage;
    • sharpen plantations;
    • select dominant trees;
    • package logs and logs;
    • describe tree characteristics;
    • transfer logs and logs from field to road;
    • check the appearance of pests and anthills;
    • classify logs according to diameter and length;
    • send samples for laboratory analysis;
    • pick up buds for cloning;
    • save equipment;
    • check volume and wood stocks;
    • cube logs and logs;
    • measure dap (diameter of chest height) of trees;
    • weed weed;
    • train co-workers;
    • observe wind direction;
    • plant tree seedlings;
    • covear land;
    • locate sampling plots;
    • attending to details;
    • demonstrate quantitative reasoning;
    • debarking logs;
    • tie steel cables to piles and logs;
    • find anthills;
    • putting out forest fires;
    • demonstrate sense of direction;
    • attend to details;
    • select thick, medium and thin trees;
    • measure tree diameter and height;
    • collect soil samples;
    • stack trees, logs and logs;
    • load trees, logs and logs on trucks, ferries, wagons and rafts ;
    • indicate tree felling areas with warning signs;
    • chop mapped trees;
    • separate wood according to use;
    • annotate collected measurements;
    • mark cut points on trees;
    • measure installments;
    • cutting trees into logs;
    • demonstrate a sense of direction;
    • measure piles of trees, logs and logs washed;
    • adjust measurement scale according to terrain topography;
    • demarcate sampling plots in topographic plan;

    Sectors that hire Conveyor machine operator (wood) the most in the job market

    • support activities for forestry production
    • eucalyptus cultivation
    • timbering in planted forests
    • terrain preparation, cultivation and harvesting service
    • charcoal production - planted forests
    • agricultural machinery and equipment rental without operator
    • cultivation of seedlings in forest nurseries
    • pine cultivation
    • manufacture of pulp and other pulp for papermaking
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international

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