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Job Details

Wood Cutter - Logging

Employer

Canadian Utility Services ltd

Date Posted

October 07, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Hanwell, NB
    Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $35.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 10  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Nov 06, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Canadian Utility Services ltd

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Chainsaw operation training

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

Write daily basic progress reports

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Type of Logging

  • Selective cutting
  • Salvage logging

Specific Skills

  • Operate chainsaw to fell, delimb and buck 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
  • Noisy
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Large workload

Work Location Information

  • Rural area
  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Room and board provided
  • Remote location
  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

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

Workplace information

On the road job

Benefits

  • Medical Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Group Insurance Benefits
  • Life Insurance Benefits
  • Other Benefits

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.

By e-mail:

info@cusl.ca

Advertised Until

Nov 06, 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 Wood Cutter - 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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