Wood sawmill - Salary and Career
Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species

Wood sawmill - 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 Wood sawmill earn

A Wood sawmill 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 Wood sawmill

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 Wood sawmill

Extractivists and reforesters of wood-producing species must:

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

  • Activities

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

    Sectors that hire Wood sawmill 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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