Skidder Operator

· Proficient at operating skidder, and skid loader, on our logging sites, and commercial tree clearing contracts· Experience in direction felling for minimum residual damage in ‘selective cutting’ logging jobs.· Experience grading logs on the landing for highest grade logs.· Understands and demonstrates proficiency in all aspects of the management and operation of the logging site· Understands financial aspects of each job assignment and the time assigned for the work· Reviews scope of work and safety issues with the crew prior to beginning each work assignment, ensuring Health and Safety requirements including personal protective equipment are maintained at all times; attends safety meetings with crew members· Verifies the equipment is in working order through daily pre-inspections. Also performs daily maintenance and cleaning activities· Ensures that all work is performed in accordance with industry and company standards and that all equipment safety and maintenance procedures are followed· Other duties that may arise as assigned by supervisor or members of the Management Team.

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