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Skidder Operator - Logging
EmployerFTEN 2017 Ltd.
Date PostedMay 22, 2023
Location La Crête, AB
Earnings $28.00 hourly
Work Hours 40 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Jun 21, 2023
FTEN 2017 Ltd.
No degree, certificate or diploma
Work site environment
- Staff accommodation provided
- Rural area
- Remote location
- Various locations
- Relocation costs covered by employer
- Willing to relocate
- 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
- Clear cutting (patch logging)
Security and safety
- Drug test
- Criminal record check
- Willing to travel regularly
- Travel expenses paid by employer
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Handling heavy loads
- Physically demanding
- Large workload
Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
- Steel-toed safety boots
- Efficient interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral communication
- Team player
- 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?
1 year to less than 2 years
Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes
- Dental plan
- Disability benefits
- Health care plan
- Paramedical services coverage
- Vision care benefits
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits
- Learning/training paid by employer
- Transportation provided by employer
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 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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