Open Position

Skidder Operator

Meraki acknowledges that Indigenous peoples and communities have a unique connection to the firsts, land and water and a strong desire to retain their culture, values and traditional practices.

The Opportunity

K&D Logging, a Meraki Resources Company, is currently looking for an experienced Skidder Operator. As a Skidder operator you will have the knowledge and will comply with all driver regulations. This is primarily field based position with limited office work and camp stay and overtime hours may be required.

Role and Responsibilities

  • As an experienced Skidder Operator, you will:
  • Maintain machines by oiling etc.
  • Replace worn or old parts
  • Ensure machine has enough fuel to complete job
  • Always be aware of your surroundings
  • Updated on the latest in safety training
  • Clean up landing areas at logging sites
  • Assist other logging and forestry workers
  • Write daily basic progress report

Our ‘Must Haves’ that make you great

To be successful in this role, you will have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • A minimum 2 years’ experience as a Skidder Operator in a high volume and demanding environment
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s license (or provincial equivalent to)
  • Must be able to work in a camp environment with flexibility in shift work
  • A valid OFA Level 3 First Aid Certificate is an asset
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Willingness to travel and work in an outdoor environment in remote locations
  • Able to work cooperatively in a team, but also independently with little supervision
  • Physically fit to endure the rigors of full-time fieldwork in all conditions
  • Safe work mindset is required
  • Accountable and dependable


  • Efficient time management
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude
  • Multitasking skills
  • Analytical as well as problem solving skills an asset
  • Ability to respond appropriately in pressure situations with a calm and steady demeanor
  • Work as a team player
  • Able to be flexible in work demands
  • Work in a fast paced environment
  • To lift up to 25 lbs. on a daily basis
  • Adhere to Meraki Resources Safety Program

We offer

  • A Safe Work Environment
  • Competitive Wages for quality work in a high volume and demanding environment
  • High quality equipment to work with
  • Great company owned camp facilities
  • Transportation provided to off site work locations
  • Shift schedule can vary depending on operations and personal preference. 
  • Diverse range of industrial, Indigenous clients, governments, and bio-energy sector clients
  • Progressive and innovative company