Tree Faller

Tree Fallers fell trees in forests, and trim and saw them into logs.

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    Overview

    Tree Fallers fell trees in forests, and trim and saw them into logs.

    Day-to-day

    • fells and de-barks non-productive trees and thins young plantations
    • removes major branches and tree tops, trims branches and saws trunks into logs
    • assists with loading and transporting logs
    • plans the felling of trees and determines the natural and intended fall of each tree
    • clears surrounding area of saplings and debris prior to tree-felling
    • operates and maintains manual and machine saws to fell trees and to cut felled trees into logs.

    Considerations

    • Physically demanding
    • Requires driving
    • Working outdoors

    To become a Tree Faller