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Job Details

Operator, Skidder - Logging

Employer

Baztech Ltd

Date Posted

July 26, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Sexsmith, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 160 to 300 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Aug 16, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Baztech Ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work Setting

  • Remote location
  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Write daily basic progress reports
  • Operate cable or grapple skidder to move or yard felled trees

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Standard First Aid Certificate
  • Hydrogen Sulphide Awareness (H2S) Certificate
  • Ground Disturbance - Level II program

Type of Logging

  • Salvage logging
  • Clear cutting (patch logging)

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Personal Suitability

  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Other benefits

Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)


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

Interest Codes

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 for this NOC group 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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