We are seeking a skilled and versatile individual to join our cut-to-length logging crew as a Forwarder Operator and Logging Crew Member. In this role, you will be responsible for operating an 8-wheel drive Rottne F15 forwarder, ensuring efficient log transportation, and performing various other tasks to support the logging operation. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be a crucial part of a logging crew dedicated to sustainable forestry practices. If you are a skilled machine operator with a passion for logging and the outdoors, we encourage you to apply and contribute to our team's success.
Operate 8wd Rottne F15 forwarder on a 2-man cut-to-length logging crew • Perform routine maintenance on machines including fluids and greasing • Occasional light chainsaw work • Work closely with LAFCO foresters to implement harvest plans • Plow snow with a pickup truck • Perform minor administrative duties in the field including organization of paperwork for outgoing loads, fuel deliveries and parts invoicing
Previous experience operating heavy machinery, particularly forwarders, is preferred. - Proficiency in routine machine maintenance and minor repairs. - Chainsaw operation skills and the ability to use such equipment safely. - Strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with LAFCO foresters and crew members. - A valid driver's license with a clean driving record for snow plowing duties. - Attention to detail for administrative tasks. - Commitment to safety protocols and environmental stewardship.
This is a full time position with benefits including health and life insurance, 401k, company pickup truck and paid vacations and holidays
Lyme Adirondack Forest Company LLC (LAFCO) – based in Queensbury NY, currently employees 19 people charged with the management of 235,000 acres in the Adirondack region of New York. The lands are managed to FSC and SFI standards. LAFCO is also active in managing private forestland in the region, purchasing standing timber and purchasing delivered logs on the open market at our log yard in Chestertown, NY
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