Operator, Skidder - Logging
Date PostedJuly 26, 2022
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
No degree, certificate or diploma
Work Site Environment
- Remote location
- Various locations
- Relocation costs not covered by employer
- 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
Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Bending, crouching, kneeling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Steel-toed safety boots
- Hard hat
- Safety glasses/goggles
- Safety vest
- Team player
2 years to less than 3 years
- 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?
- Dental plan
- Disability benefits
- Health care plan
- Paramedical services coverage
- Vision care benefits
Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
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Interest in driving skidders to push trees and logs into bunches and drag logs to roadside loading areas; and in operating chain saws
Interest in moving and yarding felled trees using cable and grapple skidders
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
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