7119-17 Logging Plant Operator
Operates plant to fell trees, drag, transport and load logs onto trucks.
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing is required.
- prepares and positions machinery for operation
- holds, lifts and cuts trees with machinery
- operates attachments to lift, swing, release or sort trees or logs for size
- feeds felled trees into processors to strip limbs and cut into logs
- loads logs onto stockpiles or into trucks, services machinery and makes minor repairs
- keeps log tallies and writes work reports
- operates auxiliary machinery and plant, such as chipping machines, log splitting machines, tractors and bulldozers
Tree Feller Operator