Loader Operator (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Green Diamond Resource Company

  Shelton, Washington, United States

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Loader Operator works with the logging department to load logs on trucks for transport and, at times, shovel log.  Good communication skills and work ethic are a must.  This is a full-time, multiple-shift position and is based out of our Camp 1 facility located about 10 miles west of Shelton, WA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

  • Operate log loader and chainsaw.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of current log specifications for specie and grade.
  • May measure and buck logs to desired lengths, as needed.
  • Follow HCP and FPA rules and regulations.
  • Understand the working functions of a machine and check all fluid levels and perform some daily maintenance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Prior experience shovel logging and/or loading.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Valid WA drivers’ license.
  • Establish effective and professional relationships with co-workers.
  • Effective and productive communication skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly.  Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conduct self in a professional manner at all times.  Treat others with respect at all times.  Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin.  Share knowledge with others; participates in mentoring.
  • Respond to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities.  Prioritizes workload in order of importance.  Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Learn, apply and retain new methods and information.  Creative in solving problems. 

REQUIRED BEHAVIORS:

  • Maintain punctual and regular attendance.
  • Exhibit a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges.
  • Leads by example and exemplifies the Green Diamond Core Values in actions and behaviors.
  • Work with integrity, trust, and commitment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position is located in Shelton, WA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep, rugged, and/or densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee to wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Attend training and company functions.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in accordance with state law and Green Diamond’s policies.
  • This position may be exposed to pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 8.

How To Apply

Please send resumes to Laura Baltadonis

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