Carry out tree inspections and surveys.
check and survey trees
inspect and survey trees
inspecting and surveying trees
tree inspecting and surveying
tree checking and surveying
checking and surveying trees
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Relationships with occupations
Inspect trees is an essential skill of the following occupations:
Arboriculturist: Arboriculturists carry out specialised tasks related to observation, health and maintenance of trees.
Timber trader: Timber traders assess the quality, quantity and market value of timber and timber products for trade. They organise the selling process of new timber and purchase stocks of timber.
Forestry adviser: Forestry advisers provide services and advice on economic and environmental issues in compliance with laws and regulations.
Inspect trees is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.
Debarker operator: Debarker operators operate debarking machines to strip harvested trees of their bark. The tree is fed into the machine, after which the bark is stripped using abrasion or cutting.
Chipper operator: Chipper operators tend machines that chip wood into small pieces for use in particle board, for further processing into pulp, or for use in its own right. Wood is fed into the chipper and shredded or crushed using a variety of mechanisms.
Lumber grader: Lumber graders inspect lumber, or wood cut into planks. They test the lumber, look for irregularities and grade the wood based on quality and desirability of the pattern.
Crosscut saw operator: Crosscut saw operators use a manual crosscut saw. Crosscut sawing is used for ‘felling’ and ‘bucking’ trees, or taking off the limbs to obtain logs. Crosscut sawyers may also work with smaller crosscut saws in a workshop to make manual cuts.
Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists manage the quality of specific forests, parks and other natural resources. They protect the wildlife habitat, biodiversity, scenic value, and other unique attributes of preserves and conservation lands. Conservation scientists perform field work.
Tree surgeon: Tree surgeons maintain trees. They use heavy machinery to prune and cut trees. Tree surgeons are often required to climb the trees to perform maintenance.
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