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Crane Operator

Job Req ID:  9432

Roxboro, NC, US, 27574-6774

Date:  May 22, 2023

Job Purpose

To unload logs safely, efficiently from logging trucks in approved manner, and load them into Debarker or log pile using Crane.


In this position you will have the opportunity to:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates hand/foot controls on crane to unload logs from trucks and load log deck and debarker drums.
  • Separates logs by species; stacks by age and type keeping pile balanced and level per Log Yard Management procedures.
  • Rotates crane pad inventory according to policy and procedures.
  • Properly communicate with Scale House, truck drivers and Green End Personnel.
  • Inspects and performs routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Maintains required documentation and perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Responsible for training other operators in safe, proper crane operations and processes.
  • Expected to maintain 100% compliance with all Environmental standards and policies for area.
  • Complete control plans and operational check sheets monitoring production process
  • Perform other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned.


What do I need to be successful?

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to operate crane; prior crane operating experience preferred
  • Excellent manual dexterity, visual acuity and depth perception, good eye/hand coordination
  • Ability to maintain required documentation
  • Ability to read, understand and follow safety rules and regulations


Essential Functions:

  • Ability to sit for long periods of time, climb, bend, stoop, squat, lift to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to operate equipment identified in Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Good hand/eye coordination


Work Environment:

  • OSB mill environment subject to weather extremes


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