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Job Description:

  • 1) Directs CHOKE SETTERS in high lead, slack line, or similar log yarding system: Determines sequence of logs to be yarded, according to guidelines established by HOOK TENDER.

  • 2) Issues directions to crew regarding logs to be yarded, positioning and securing of chokers, and position of crew during movement of logs.

  • 3) Signals YARDING ENGINEER to control positioning of choker cables for setting and yarding of logs over cutting area, using portable radio transmitter.

  • 4) Signals to inform others of fire, injuries, need for repairs or revisions to rigging, and other conditions.

  • 5) Trains new workers in choker setting techniques, safety practices, and whistle signals.

  • 6) May perform choker setting duties.

  • 7) May lead workers in installing, moving, and dismantling yarder rigging.




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DOT:   921.364-010

Job Number: 8448