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Overview

Logging Plant Operators operate plants to fell trees and drag, transport and load logs onto trucks.

Day-to-day

  • prepares and positions plant for operation
  • operates plant to hold, lift and cut trees
  • operates attachments to lift, swing, release and sort trees and logs, and operates auxiliary plants such as chipping machines and log splitting machines
  • feeds felled trees into processors to strip limbs and cut into logs and load logs onto stockpiles and into trucks
  • keeps log tallies and writes work reports
  • services plant and performs minor repairs.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

To become a Logging Plant Operator

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