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Choker Setter

Company Name:
Weyerhaeuser
To apply:
Please visit http://weyer.jobs/8710
Our Coos Bay, OR Timberlands operations has an opportunity to start your career with Weyerhaeuser as a Choker Setter/Handy Rigger. This opportunity involves setting chokers on Yarder and Swing Yarder systems to yard logs from cutting area to landing.
Key Functions:
Work safely to pull cables from logging landing 50 - 1500 feet down hillsides over, through and around brush and stumps over uneven terrain to remove fallen logs in all types of weather conditions.
Assist rigging slinger, installing, dismantling, and moving systems.
Maneuver 40 - 100 pounds of chokers and blocks frequently.
About Our Timberlands Business
We're experts in growing, nurturing, harvesting and replanting trees without harming the environment or exhausting the supply. Our timberlands team attracts world-class professionals who understand how to make the most of our remarkable, renewable resource -- to meet the needs of our investors, customers and communities today, and for decades to come.
About Weyerhaeuser
We grow trees and make forest products that improve lives in fundamental ways. Our wood products are used to build homes, where families are sheltered and raised. Our cellulose fibers are used to make diapers and other hygiene products that keep people clean and healthy. We innovate to use trees in products you may not expect, such as fabric, plastics and energy. We're serious about safety, focused on performance and proud of what we do. In every corner of our company, you'll find talented people who care about each other, the communities where we operate, and the planet we all share.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to join us as we work together to grow a truly great company for our shareholders, customers and employees.
Requirements
Safety conscious
High school diploma or equivalent
Demonstrated ability to meet the physical demands of the position
Able to walk, stand and work in rough terrain the entire shift
Valid drivers license
Ability to lift/carry up to 40-50 lbs intermittently; this includes reaching/lifting/pulling to attach devices weighing up to 40 lbs to logs, as well as lifting/carrying tools weighing up to approx 40 lbs up/down hills for distances up to 1500 feet
To apply:
Please visit http://weyer.jobs/8710
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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