Summary Cable Skidder Operator near Port Hawkesbury (NS)
Find key facts and figures about working as a cable skidder operator. The following information is applicable to all Chain saw and skidder operators (NOC 8421).
Chain saw and skidder operators operate chain saws to fell, delimb and buck trees, and operate skidders to move or yard the felled trees from the logging site to the landing area for processing and transportation. They are employed by logging companies and contractors.
High school or specific training
High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required
Median wage in Nova Scotia
The job prospects are limited in the Cape Breton Region
advertised in Nova Scotia
- Operate chainsaw to fell, delimb and buck trees
- Operate cable or grapple skidder to move or yard felled trees
- Maintain and perform minor repairs on skidders, chain saws and other equipment
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