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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in yarding and loading logs in high lead, slack line, or similar cable yarding system: Determines location of blocks, guy lines, spar, and yarding and loading equipment, according to location and size of landing and type of terrain.

  • 2) Inspects rigging for defects and unsafe conditions, and oversees repair or replacement.

  • 3) Directs rigging crew in setting side and tail blocks, rigging spars, notching anchor stumps, raising guy lines, and installing running tackle.

  • 4) Observes yarding system in operation, and directs relocation of rigging to relieve equipment strain or to extend range of system.

  • 5) Informs RIGGING SLINGER of log removal sequence, capacity of yarding system and equipment, and related factors.

  • 6) Coordinates dismantling and moving of equipment to new site.

  • 7) Trains workers in safety regulations and activities, such as splicing cable, maintaining equipment, and rigging and operating yarding systems.

  • 8) May supervise crew of tractor yarding workers.

  • 9) Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.




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Job Number: 11548