Overview

We are currently seeking an experienced Operator to join our team. The Operator will be experienced in steep slope logging operations and has a good knowledge of coastal species. This is a full-time position with opportunities for career growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate grapple yarder as required to meet daily plan and production targets
  • Conduct pre-trip/walk-around safety inspections
  • Maintain equipment in good operating condition, reporting, and logging maintenance requirements or concerns
  • Complete production reporting and other documentation as required
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with other team members
  • Operate other heavy equipment, if required
  • Follow all site, company and client specific safety protocols, policies, and procedures

Position Requirements:

  • Maintain 3-point contact on and off machine
  • Ability to use multiple functions while operating equipment
  • Monitor equipment performance while operating
  • Situational awareness at all times
  • Manoeuvre safely over a variety of terrain
  • Competently identify danger trees and determine safe methods of yarding the wood to the roadside
  • Can identify the most efficient and effective strategy for yarding the wood to the roadside
  • Physically able to get up and down machine
  • Able to perform simple maintenance and change attachments
  • Hazard awareness knowledge and understanding

Qualifications/Experience:

  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Minimum 5 years of grapple yarder experience and good knowledge of coastal species
  • Level 1 F/A
  • Experience in steep slope logging operations

If you have the skills and qualifications required for this position, we encourage you to apply. We look forward to reviewing your application.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $40.78 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience:

  • grapple yarder operator: 5 years (preferred)

Licence/Certification:

  • Class 1 Licence (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2024-05-27