Overview

    • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
    • Experience: 5 years or more

Work site environment

    • Outdoors
    • Noisy

Work setting

    • Rural area

Tasks

    • Drive heavy equipment to perform a combination of felling, slashing, bucking, bunching and forwarding operations
    • Operate a variety of machines which perform a combination of slashing, bucking, chipping, sorting and loading logs or trees
    • Write daily basic progress reports

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

    • First Aid Certificate
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
    • Heavy Equipment Operator Trade Certification
    • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Certificate

Type of harvesting

    • Pulpwood harvesting
    • Saw log harvesting
    • Logs and poles

Type of logging

    • Clear cutting (patch logging)
    • Selective cutting

Equipment and machinery experience

    • Shortwood harvester
    • Treelength forwarder

Security and safety

    • Driver’s validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

    • Valid driver’s licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Ability to work independently

Weight handling

    • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

    • Safety equipment/gear
    • Steel-toed safety boots
    • Hard hat
    • Safety glasses/goggles
    • Gloves
    • Ear plugs

Personal suitability

    • Team player

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 50 to 60 hours per week