Logging Equipmet Operator
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Ft. Kent, ME 04743
Processor Operator: Temporary 2020 – 2021 position job starts 07/01/20 to 4/01/21. Will Operate processor. Must have satisfactorily qualified as a mechanical harvester operator. Must have satisfactory understanding and knowledge of electrical over hydraulics functions in mechanical equipment; Must be able to make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment; Must be at least 18 years of age; Must have at least six months paid referenced experience; must be in good health and physical condition; Must be able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions; Must have compatible understanding and knowledge of tree species. Must be able to exercise proper felling techniques and promptly determine the most beneficial selection of cutting lengths. Must abide by landowner, employer and OSHA regulations. Must be able to read, comprehend and execute harvest prescriptions assigned to operator by forester. Workers will be working as a two man harvesting team. Each worker must maintain a level of production standard that will insure that their other team member work is continuous during the harvest period. Housing and cooking facilities or meal plan available due to remote distances to those workers that cannot return home after the days work. All worksites in remote north woods area of Aroostook county.Northern Unorganized Territory, including T3R11,T3R12,T4R11,T4R12,T5R11,T5R13,T6R13,T7R12,T7R19,T8R18,T4R17, SEBOOMOOK, PLYMOUTH,BIG 20,T19R12,T19R11,T18R13,
Day shift: Monday, Tuesday Wed, Thursday 5:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Friday
5:00 AM to 19:00 No work on Friday afternoon nor Saturday. Day shift workers total 52 hours per week.
Night Shift : Monday, Tuesday, Wed, Thursday 5:00 PM to 5:00 AM. No work on Friday or Saturdays. Night shift workers total 48 hours per week.