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Job Details

Operator, Skidder - Logging

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by Baztech Ltd

  • Location Sexsmith, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 160 to 300 hours per month
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 29, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Baztech Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • Construction Safety Training Systems (CSTS) Certificate
  • Pipeline Construction Safety Training (PCST)
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

Write daily basic progress reports

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Logging

  • Clear cutting (patch logging)
  • Salvage logging

Specific Skills

Operate cable or grapple skidder to move or yard felled trees

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Hard hat
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Safety vest
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding

Work Location Information

  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Personal Suitability

  • Dependability
  • 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

Oct 29, 2020

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
The Operator, Skidder - Logging is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Chainsaw and Skidder Operators
OBJECTIVE

Interest in driving skidders to push trees and logs into bunches and drag logs to roadside loading areas; and in operating chain saws

METHODICAL

Interest in moving and yarding felled trees using cable and grapple skidders

innovative

Interest in comparing information to service, maintain and make minor repairs to skidders, chain saws and other equipment; may work as members of teams rotating between chainsaw and skidder operations

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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