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mechanical harvester and forwarder operator Verified

Posted on November 14, 2022 by Employer details Big Lake Logging / Trucking Ltd.

Job details

  • LocationPort Alberni, BC
  • Salary39.79 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Weekend, Overtime, To be determined, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: Health benefits, Financial benefits, Long term benefits, Other benefits
  • vacancies 1 vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #2239216

Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

Experience an asset

Work site environment

  • Outdoors

Work setting

  • Rural area

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Assess site and terrain and drive heavy equipment to perform a combination of felling, slashing, bucking, bunching and forwarding operations
  • Operate machines to transport trees from logging areas to landing or log loading sites in mountainous terrain
  • Assist other logging and forestry workers
  • Clean up landing areas at logging sites

Credentials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate

Experience and specialization

Type of harvesting

  • Pulpwood harvesting
  • Saw log harvesting
  • Logs and poles

Type of logging

  • Selective cutting

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Feller buncher
  • Feller forwarder
  • Shortwood harvester

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Vehicle supplied by employer
  • Willing to travel
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

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

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement
  • Gasoline paid
  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • On-site housing options
  • Transportation provided by employer

Who can apply to this job?

Only apply to this job if:

  • You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
  • You have a valid Canadian work permit.

If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

Advertised until

2022-12-04

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