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Job Details

Skidder Operator - Logging

Employer

739951 Alberta Ltd

Date Posted

May 09, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $34.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 191 hours per month
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 30, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

739951 Alberta Ltd

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

First Aid Certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 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

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Dangerous
  • Outdoors
  • Wet/damp

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding

Work Location Information

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Remote location

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

Screening questions

Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?


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

May 30, 2022

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 Skidder Operator - 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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