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Job Details

Skidder Operator - Logging

Posted on Jan 05, 2021 by Zell Industries Inc.

  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $27.00 to $28.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 66 to 84 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 04, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Zell Industries Inc.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate

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)

Specific Skills

  • Operate cable or grapple skidder to move or yard felled trees
  • Maintain and perform minor repairs on skidders, chain saws and other equipment

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Odours

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Room and board provided
  • Remote location

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • 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

Feb 04, 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
The Skidder Operator - 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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