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Job Details

Skidder Operator - Logging

Employer

FTEN 2017 Ltd.

Date Posted

November 21, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location La Crête, AB
  • Earnings $28.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

FTEN 2017 Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dangerous
  • Wet/damp
  • Noisy
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Rural area
  • Remote location
  • Various locations
  • Relocation costs covered by employer
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

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

Type of logging

  • Selective cutting
  • Salvage logging
  • Thinning
  • Clear cutting (patch logging)

Security and safety

  • Drug test
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Large workload

Weight handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

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

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Transportation provided by employer

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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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