- Career Level Others
- Experience 3 Years
- Industry Construction
- Qualifications Post-Secondary
GreenTech Resources is currently hiring Logging Mechanical Harvester operators (NOC 8241) for our client based in Canada – 01 positions available who is ready to support an LMIA/PNP. GreenTech is a Foreign Worker Recruitment Company based in Regina.
GreenTech Resources is an established recruitment, immigration and settlement company with its Head office in Regina, SK, Canada. Established in 2016, we have our offices in Regina, Saskatoon, Calgary, Edmonton and Mississauga. GreenTech deals in foreign worker recruitment, settlement and immigration processes.
Responsibilities for Logging Mechanical Harvester operators
- Operate cable yarding systems, mechanical harvesters and forwarders and mechanical tree processors and loaders to fall, yard and process trees at logging sites
- Assess site and terrain and drive heavy equipment to perform a combination of felling, slashing, bucking, bunching and forwarding operations at logging areas.
- Work for logging companies and contractors
- Should be physically fit and enjoy working outdoors and in remote settings
- Should also have a strong mechanical ability since they often work with and maintain machinery
- Must be comfortable working in a team setting
- Should have knowledge of safety procedures due to hazardous working conditions
- Completion of secondary school may be required.
- On-the-job training from three to 16 months is provided, depending on the complexity of machinery operated and the type of woodlands operation.
- Experience requirements vary depending on the complexity of machinery operated.
- Mechanical harvester and forwarder operators may require logging experience as a chain saw and skidder operator.
- Feller buncher operators and cable yarder operators usually require three to five years of logging experience.
- Mechanical tree processor and loader operators usually require one to three years of logging experience.
- Certification as a heavy equipment operator may be required.
- Company certification for mobile logging machinery operation may be required.
- Provincial air brake certification may be required in British Columbia, depending on the type of equipment operated.
- Workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) and first aid certificates may be required.
- Knowledge of tree harvesting regulations is required.