Logging Plant Operator

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

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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