Skidder Operator Alternative titles: Forestry Forwarder Operator, Grapple Skidder Operator, Cable Skidder Operator

$21.35/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Tie up felled trees.
  • Transport logs with skidder.
  • Forest road construction.
  • Maintain and repair skidders.

Is it right for you?

  • You enjoy working in the great outdoors and in nature.
  • You are active, autonomous and vigilant.
  • You have excellent manual dexterity.


Abattage manuel et débardage forestier Program available in French only

Job Placement Rate
35% Job Placement Rate
30% % who pursue further education
Duration of training 900h
7 to 10 months
Are you eligible? Check your eligibility
Want more info? Program details