Yarding Engineer: A description for the yarding engineer job

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Yarding Engineer – Yarder operator Operates yarding machine to pull logs from cutting area to landing: Controls direction, speed, and braking of cable drums to position chokers or grapples over logs, pull logs across cutting area, lift logs over tree trunks and other obstructions, and position logs for loading onto trucks, using pedals and hand levers in response to whistle or horn code signals. May also drag blocks, cable, and other equipment to rigging crew. May also raise steel tower, or prerigged spar, and tension guy lines. May also drive self-propelled yarder between yarding sites. May also be designated according to type of yarding system used as High-Lead Yarder (logging industry), Sky-Line Yarder (logging industry), Slack-Line Yarder (logging industry), or according to type of equipment operated as Grapple-Yarder Operator (logging industry), Steel-Spar Operator (logging industry), Triple-Drum Operator (logging industry). May also control machinery on deck of pullboat in cypress forest and be designated Pullboat Engineer (logging industry).

Job industry: logging industry

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