Logging Plant Operator Australia

Logging Plant Operator Australia ANZSCO  721112:

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Logging Plant Operator Australia ANZSCO 721112:

Description

Operates plant to fell trees and drag, transport and load logs onto trucks. Registration or licensing may be required.

Skill Level

4

Specialisations

  • Forwarder Operator
  • Skidder Operator
  • Tree Feller Operator

Group: 7211 Agricultural, Forestry and Horticultural Plant Operators

Description

operate agricultural, forestry and horticultural plant to clear and cultivate land, sow and harvest crops, and fell trees and move logs.

Tasks

  • preparing and positioning plant for operation
  • operating tractor-drawn and self-propelled plant to plough land and sow, fertilise, cultivate and harvest crops, and avoid damaging crops
  • adjusting speed, height and depth of implements
  • operating plant to hold, lift and cut trees
  • operating attachments to lift, swing, release and sort trees and logs, and operating auxiliary plant such as chipping machines and log splitting machines
  • feeding felled trees into processors to strip limbs and cut into logs and loading logs onto stockpiles and into trucks
  • keeping log tallies and writing work reports
  • servicing plant and performing minor repairs

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

  • 721111 Agricultural and Horticultural Mobile Plant Operator
  • 721112 Logging Plant Operator