Felling helper - Salary and Career
Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

Felling helper - 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 Felling helper earn

A Felling helper earns between $1.153 and $2.641 per month, with an average monthly salary of $1.497 and a median salary of $1.400 according to an Averwage.com 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 25.013 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Felling helper

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 1.497 17.962 374 7
1º Quartile 1.153 13.839 288 5
Median Salary 1.400 16.800 350 6
3º Quartile 2.014 24.168 503 9
Higher Salary 2.641 31.689 660 12

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 Felling helper

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Felling helper the most in the job market

    • support activities for forestry production
    • timbering in planted forests
    • charcoal production - planted forests
    • construction of electricity distribution stations and networks
    • earthworks
    • timbering in native forests
    • road transport of cargo, except dangerous goods and removals, intercity, interstate and international
    • terrain preparation, cultivation and harvesting service
    • building construction
    • wood and artifacts retail trade

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