timber management resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Seeking a position in Portland, Oregon area to utilize my committed and productive skill set to advance the needs of the community and beyond.

Resourceful Ranch Manager with over a decade of experience. Committed to practicing best-in-class ranch services and preventive equipment maintenance. Adept at multitasking and solution-oriented problem-solving for exceptional efficiency.
Experienced logging professional with vast knowledge of all types of power equipment. Advanced skills in falling trees on steep slopes and in other difficult conditions. Skilled in creating and developing good forest health and optimal conditions for wildlife, and meeting conservation goals.

Supportive Art Instructor with two years of experience teaching sculpture. Extensive knowledge of the discourse of art and creating detailed and comprehensive lesson plans. Committed to individual student growth with success in managing up to 20 students at a time. Successful at teaching art and culture through didactic education and creating innovative lesson plans.

Fearless Artist willing to take creative risks and push conceptual boundaries. Highly-creative and ambitious maker with 10 years of experience. Passionate and dedicated to the art industry. Capable of thinking up innovative and unique designs and delivering top-notch quality work in a timely manner.

  • 2D design
  • Proper use of hand tools
  • Sculpture
  • Technical illustration
  • Photographic editing
  • Creating visual art
  • Complex problem solver
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Art history
  • Oil painting
  • Printmaking
  • Networking skills
  • Creativity
  • Livestock management
  • Crop cultivation
  • Advanced Mechanical Skills
  • Logging assessments
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Power tools
  • Log inspection
  • Falling, limbing and bucking
  • Brush removal
  • Safety standards and protocols
  • Tree logging
  • All weather conditions
  • Heavy equipment operator
University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI, Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Arts : M.F.A Concentration in Sculpture/Installation - GPA :
Western Washington University Bellingham, WA Expected in 06/2010 Associate of Arts : B.F.A Concentration in Painting/printmaking - GPA :
Work History
Grimmway Farms - Timber Management
Tehachapi, CA, 08/2011 - Current
  • Measured logs and checked logs for defects
  • Cleared brush from areas where trees were being prepared for removal
  • Sheared off limbs using various type of power equipment, including chainsaws
  • Handled bucking of trees and removed limbs that were cut down
  • Trained newly hired loggers in safety techniques and protective measures for equipment handling
  • Worked closely with other loggers to drag timber to loading deck
  • Set up and removed cables prior to and after tree cutting
  • Incorporated safety procedures into every shift so that all workers were protected from accidents
  • Cleaned, maintained and inspected chainsaws on daily basis before each shift
  • Chopped down trees that were diseased or had been affected by storms
  • Operated bulldozer and excavator equipment for logging safely and efficiently
  • Kept detailed records of daily progress and setbacks, noting mishaps, safety accidents or extra work carefully
  • Inspected equipment, completed basic repairs and adhered to preventive maintenance schedules to keep equipment safe and functional
  • Contributed to team efficiency by keeping work areas organized, clearing brush and removing stumps
  • Completed controlled burns to remove excess slash
  • Marked timber for stand improvement and general thinning
  • Successfully completed Department of Natural Resources Fire Land Grants for 6 seasons
Bloodline Acres LLC - Ranch Manager
City, STATE, 06/2010 - Current
  • Worked closely with employees to improve practices, techniques and safety choices, optimizing performance and minimizing waste
  • Completed structural inspections to determine maintenance requirements and organize repairs
  • Incorporated safety procedures into every shift so that all workers were protected from accidents
  • Spearheaded efficiency improvements targeted on optimizing crop production and exceeding financial targets
  • Maximized operational profits by closely inspecting crops, assessing quality and identifying problems such as disease or insects
  • Performed repairs and preventive maintenance on equipment and property
  • PurJessicad regular supplies and special equipment, livestock or tools for allotted yearly budget
  • Cleaned equipment for routine inspections
  • Herded livestock using horses or ranch ATVs
University Of Wisconsin-Madison - Teaching-Assistant-Support-Staff for Sculpture
City, STATE, 09/2015 - 06/2017
  • Mentored students through office hours and one-on-one communication
  • Oversaw classes of up to 20 students in beginning, intermediate, and advanced sculpture
  • Checked assignments, critiqued projects, and provided grades according to university standards
  • Instructed students how to practice safe operating procedures, and use of tools in the metal shop, wood shop, and foundry
  • Assisted faculty with clerical tasks such as copying papers, collecting assignments and preparing materials for upcoming classes
  • Planned and executed activities to promote creativity, craft, critical dialogue development
  • Prepared and gathered materials for detailed lesson plans
  • Assisted undergraduate students in coming up with and executing detailed final projects for exhibition
  • Facilitated group sessions and provided one-on-one support
  • Acted as First Responder in emergency situations, applying CPR and First Aid training
University Of Wisconsin-Madison - Wood-shop Supervisor
City, STATE, 09/2014 - 06/2015
  • Completed projects and work assignments despite tight deadlines
  • Checked incoming orders and organized new stock
  • Trained other employees and students on how to operate table saws, planers, belt sanders, skill saws, jigsaws, and various other hand tools safely
  • Monitored safety compliance to maintain strict standards and protect students from harm
  • Shrunk knowledge gaps with ongoing training and close student mentoring for new and less experienced individuals
  • Optimized supply levels to keep stock within ideal parameters for expected needs
  • Managed team performance by training, mentoring, disciplining and motivating employees
  • Maintained necessary level of communications between shifts
  • Ensured that all health and safety guidelines were followed
  • Kept work areas clean and neat

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School Attended

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Western Washington University

Job Titles Held:

  • Timber Management
  • Ranch Manager
  • Teaching-Assistant-Support-Staff for Sculpture
  • Wood-shop Supervisor


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  • Associate of Arts

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