Job Description and Jobs
- 1) Installs blocks and guy lines for high lead, slack line, or similar log yarding system: Cuts notch around anchor stumps specified by HOOK TENDER, using chain saw and ax.
- 2) Wraps cable around stump and secures it in position with spikes and U-bolts.
- 3) Installs block, pulls winch cable through block, and secures cable to yarding blocks and guy lines.
- 4) Signals winch operator to haul yarding blocks and guy lines to anchor stumps, and secures them to anchor stumps.
- 5) Splices cable to make rigging parts or repair broken or worn cable, using marlin spikes, vise, hammer, and wire cutters.
- 6) Dismantles yarding system and loads rigging onto trucks for removal to new yarding site.
- 7) May install yarding cables, choker cables, cable swivels, carriages, and related rigging.
- 8) May rig and erect wooden spars.
- 9) May climb wooden spars, using climbing spurs and safety rope, to install or repair rigging.
- 10) May lead activities of crew and be designated Head Rigger.
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