Logging Machinery Operators

Logging machinery operators operate cable yarding systems, mechanical harvesters and forwarders, and mechanical tree processors and loaders. They fell, yard and process trees at logging sites and are generally employed by logging companies and contractors.


  • High school diploma.
  • Completion of three to 16-months of on-the-job training.
  • Heavy equipment operation certification, air brake endorsement and WHMIS certification may be required.