1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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7119-17 Logging Plant Operator

Operates plant to fell trees, drag, transport and load logs onto trucks.

Skill Level:
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.

Tasks Include:

  • 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

Specialisations:
Forwarder Operator
Skidder Operator
Tree Feller Operator

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