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Job Details

Grapple Operator - Logging

Employer

Tamarack Timber Services Ltd.

Date Posted

November 22, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Cold Lake, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 06, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Tamarack Timber Services Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Skidder
  • Grapple

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Clean up landing areas at logging sites
  • Assist other logging and forestry workers

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Logging

  • Clear cutting (patch logging)
  • Salvage logging

Type of Harvesting

Pulpwood harvesting

Specific Skills

Operate cable or grapple skidder to move or yard felled trees

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Safety equipment/gear
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves
  • Ear plugs

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 06, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Grapple Operator - Logging is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Cable Yarding System Operators
OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving - operating machines to transport trees from logging areas to landing and log-loading sites in mountainous terrain; and in assisting mechanics with major breakdowns and dismantling equipment

methodical

Interest in comparing information to clean and maintain yarder machinery; and in ensuring proper equipment conditions and normal operations

innovative

Interest in making minor repairs

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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