Worked in the Plywood Plant, Robotic Plugger, Utility and the Green Chain. Assessed work for errors or compliance issues and made corrections and modifications when necessary. Lubricated and wiped machines, tools and workplace to maintain safety and cleanliness. Certified and skilled forklift operator. Maintained a steady flow of material through production lines by keeping production charge lines loaded and discharge racks unloaded. Operated and maintained a forklift truck in a safe and efficient manner. Performed daily maintenance to the machines.
Loaded and unloaded lumber trailers each day. Ability to read blueprints. Framed new construction of single-family homes and townhomes. Examined buildings and project specifications to determine measurements and dimensions. Worked independently on projects and tasks within a carpentry team. Identified and requested any and all PPE necessary to perform tasks. Operated a terrain telescoping forklift, backhoe, skid steer and tractor. Operated power saws, planers, jointers, routers and pneumatic equipment. Cut and installed tile and linoleum flooring for residential and commercial buildings. Set windows and layouts for stairs and common rafters. Installed floor joists, trusses. Cut and installed staircases. Removed tool marks and surface adhesives after installation to improve project quality. Picked up and delivered lumber to various worksites.
I was Lead choker setter and sawed logs. I Used axes and chainsaws to fell trees using knowledge of tree. Characteristics and cutting techniques to control direction of fall and minimize tree damage. Operated log loader to load onto trucks. Communicated with the pilot about safe and hazardous weather conditions.Communicated with other choker setters there job task would be for the day. Paddled equipment down to the next job site. Helped achieve company goals by supporting production workers. Started machine operations for the crew each day. Clearing tree's out so helicopter has clear path to log landing. Inspected finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications, made sure logs were stamped and painted for appropriate mill sites.
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