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"Logging Equipment Operator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Drive logging tractor or wheeled vehicle equipped with one or more accessories, such as bulldozer blade, frontal shear, grapple, logging arch, cable winches, hoisting rack, or crane boom, to fell tree; to skid, load, unload, or stack logs; or to pull stumps or clear brush.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Logging Equipment Operator"

1) Control hydraulic tractors equipped with tree clamps and booms to lift, swing, and bunch sheared trees.

2) Drive and maneuver tractors and tree harvesters to shear the tops off of trees, cut and limb the trees, and then cut the logs into desired lengths.

 

3) Drive crawler or wheeled tractors to drag or transport logs from felling sites to log landing areas for processing and loading.

4) Drive straight or articulated tractors equipped with accessories such as bulldozer blades, grapples, logging arches, cable winches, and crane booms, to skid, load, unload, or stack logs, pull stumps, or clear brush.

5) Calculate total board feet, cordage, or other wood measurement units, using conversion tables.

 

6) Drive tractors for the purpose of building or repairing logging and skid roads.

7) Fill out required job or shift report forms.

8) Grade logs according to characteristics such as knot size and straightness, and according to established industry or company standards.

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Job Description for "Logging Equipment Operator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Logging Equipment Operator"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  45-4022.00


 

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