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NOC 8241 Logging machinery operators

Example Titles
Bunk skidder operator
Cable yarding operator
Cable yarding system operator
Chipping machine operator
Chipping machine operator – logging
Crane and claw operator – logging
Delimber and buncher operator
Delimber operator
Feller buncher operator
Feller delimber operator
Feller forwarder operator
Forwarder operator – logging
Grapple loader operator – logging
Grapple operator – logging
Grapple yarder operator – logging
Linehorse operator
Loader operator – logging
Log loader operator
Log loading machine operator
Log process operator
Log processor operator
Logging crane operator
Logging machinery operator
Logging truck loader
Mechanical harvester and forwarder operator
Mechanical harvester operator – logging
Mechanical tree processor and loader operator
Mechanical tree processor operator – logging
Mobile chipper operator – logging
Mobile whole tree chipper – logging
Picker truck operator
Pulpwood harvester operator
Rigging slinger – logging
Shortwood harvester operator
Slasher loader operator
Slasher operator – logging
Slasher saw operator – logging
Slasher sawyer operator – logging
Steel spar operator – logging
Tree harvester operator
Tree processor operator – logging
Treelength forwarder operator
Tree-length harvester operator
Yarder operator – logging
Yarding engineer – logging

Lead statement
Logging machinery operators operate cable yarding systems, mechanical harvesters and forwarders and mechanical tree processors and loaders to fell, yard and process trees at logging sites. They are employed by logging companies and contractors.

Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:

Cable yarding system operators

Operate machines to transport trees from logging areas to landing or log loading sites in mountainous terrain in western Canada.

Mechanical harvester and forwarder operators

Assess site and terrain and drive heavy equipment to perform a combination of felling, slashing, bucking, bunching and forwarding operations at logging areas.

Mechanical tree processor and loader operators

Operate a variety of machines which perform a combination of slashing, bucking, chipping, sorting and loading logs or trees at landing sites.

Source: Canada website