Ever wonder what a lumberjack does? Did you ever ask yourself where does your furniture and cabinets come from? Get to know his nature of work and you will appreciate what kind of work they have.
Lumberjack are the ones harvest different logs and used it for a living and made this as a paper, cabinets, furniture and other wood products. They too are known as loggers but the term lumberjack is commonly used term these days. They too have logging skills and some of the things they do are balancing logs, chopping them and other related tasks to logging. They too transport the tress and process it into other forest products.
Most of the time lumberjack work outdoors. They usually work in a noisy and active environment. Some lumberjack might not travel a lot and just works on the logging site while for some they handle the loading and importing of logs to different location.
Being a lumberjack is quite easy. Some can have a high school diploma and jobs can be given to others who take an equivalent diploma. The logging skills needed for this job is often learned on the logging site, training period, and from other experienced lumberjacks. They too are required to have mechanical skills, in good physical shape and can solve some measurements and calculations.
Lumberjacks do not usually work as a team. They are just composed of six members but usually the common scenario is just a lumberjack who cuts down the tress alone. After they cut tress, they drive the machine that will carry all the harvested tress and make some trimming on the tress. Some even perform binding the logs in the truck and transport it. Some perform all these tasks together and they can even take turns in doing all these different duties.
Now the next time you sit on your sofa or open your cabinet, you will appreciate the entire hard job that a lumberjack performs from harvesting the tress, cutting it down, measuring it and transporting to be used as furniture, paper and other wood products. They perform all these dangerous stuff just to make your life comfortable.
Tell us about your experience as a Lumberjack . How much you earned, who your employer was, how much education was required or anything that pertains to this career. Help others who are trying to enter into this field. All information is kept anonymous.