Record of my work experience with Exmoor National Park

Posts tagged signs

Work experience 10-02-2015

Work experience 10-02-2015

Today we were modifying dog gates and replacing signs. The first job was to modify a dog gate to allow larger dogs through. Dog gates are a sliding piece of timber held in place next to stiles, the sliding timber can be raised to allow dogs to pass through the gap, the timber then falls […]

Work experience 03-02-2015

Work experience 03-02-2015

This week we were out repairing and replacing signs. On North Hill near Minehead there are two signs that have been broken by livestock rubbing against them. We are taking signs out that are thicker than normal in an effort to prevent this happening again. We loaded the signs into the Land Rover and set […]

Work experience 09-12-2014

Work experience 09-12-2014

Today we were fixing signposts We loaded up the land rover and set out with the various signs to be replaced The first sign was out in the middle of some moorland and had to be dug out, this sign had been put in with “postcrete” to hold it steady and was more difficult to […]

Work Experience 25-11-2014

Work Experience 25-11-2014

This week we set out to repair two gates and fit a signpost. The two jobs were on either side of the moor, so travel time would take up most of the day. We loaded all the tools we would need into the new Isuzu D-Max truck and set off for the first location. The […]

Work experience 14-10-2014

Work experience 14-10-2014

Today we set out with several maintenance jobs to do, re-locating signs, repairing a stile, repairing a dog gate and putting up new signs. The first job was repairing the dog gate, the old rails had rotted through and needed to be replaced, but the original gate furniture was still in good order so we […]

Work experience 23-09-2014

Work experience 23-09-2014

Today we were out putting up and replacing signposts. This is simply a case of finding the old sign or the position for a new sign, digging a hole and then filling in around the base of the new signpost. We had 7 signs to do in total and chose signs that were all in […]

Work experience 19-06-2014

Work experience 19-06-2014

Today we put in a sign asking for car park donations at Haddon Hill and also mowed and strimmed the car park. The relevant tools were loaded up, the Scag mower/flail and the strimmer. We arrived at Haddon Hill car park and I used the Scag under instruction to mow the majority of the grass […]