Skidder operator

by ben priest

education

requires high school education

training and skills

on job training for three to sixteen months depending on woodlands and equipment you are working on.

must know how to cut and remove trees.

starting pay range and daily routine

starting salary in north carolina is about 21,840 per year.

daily routine involves a daily circle check around the skidder before operating. Check gages and move controls manually to make sure everything is work properly. Use proper shutdown procedures and use OSHA requirements.