Record of my work experience with Exmoor National Park

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Work experience 12-12-2013

Work experience 12-12-2013

Today we fitted out a new Land Rover with ply panels inside the back to keep all the tools and the spare wheel tidy and make the space easy to use. The ply board was heavy duty with a special coating which prevents wear and tear and is also water resistant. We cut two panels […]

Work experience 05-12-2013

Work experience 05-12-2013

Today we had three tickets to address 1. Inspect a tree with a contractor with a view to safe felling to avoid damage to a bridge and a footpath 2. Fit an auto-latch to a gate and a post to prevent the gate opening too far 3. Clear fallen tree material from a footpath, check […]

Work experience 28-11-2013

Work experience 28-11-2013

This week started with chainsaw practice. I took my newly purchased chainsaw down to the yard and was supplied with the proper safety equipment. We went through chainsaw maintenance, checking the chain tension, checking the cutting blades are sharp and filing down the guides that ensure the chain does not bite too deep when cutting. […]

Work experience 14-11-2013

Work experience 14-11-2013

Interesting job today, some distance away a gate needed replacing with a hunting gate. The difference to a nromal hunting gate was that there were issues on the land in question with quad-bikes being ridden through the gate being used by poachers and therefore we needed to ensure the replacement hunting gate was quad-bike proof. […]

Work experience 07-11-2013

Work experience 07-11-2013

Today we have been working on rights of way, this means replacing numerous marker posts and sign posts to ensure the public using the National Park can find pathways easily and follow walks around the park. First thing this morning was to get all the tools loaded. One thing that needed doing was the small […]