Logging machinery operators - Emploi d'avenir
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Logging machinery operators

Operate cable yarding systems, mechanical harvesters and forwarders and mechanical tree processers and loaders to fell, yard and process trees.

You’ll have to roll up your sleeves to drive vehicles in rough terrain and mountainous areas. Your rapidity and daring will be needed more than ever!

 
Average salary23$ / hour
 

Description

Logging machinery operators operate cable yarding systems, mechanical harvesters and forwarders and mechanical tree processors and loaders to fell, yard and process trees at logging sites. They are employed by logging companies and contractors.

Main tasks

  • Cable yarding system operators operate machines to transport trees from logging areas to landing or log loading sites in mountainous terrain in western Canada.
  • Mechanical harvester and forwarder operators assess site and terrain and drive heavy equipment to perform a combination of felling, slashing, bucking, bunching and forwarding operations at logging areas.
  • Mechanical tree processor and loader operators operate a variety of machines which perform a combination of slashing, bucking, chipping, sorting and loading logs or trees at landing sites.

    Training

    DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (DVS)

    Abattage et façonnage des bois

    More information

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    This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

    • Bas-St-Laurent
    • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
    • Mauricie
    • Outaouais
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
    • Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine

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