If you ask timber harvesting and transportation professionals what makes their job fun, they will most likely give you two answers - working in Montana’s beautiful backcountry and operating some pretty cool heavy equipment.
Who wouldn’t want to sit at the controls of a skidder moving massive trees around like they were just toothpicks or climbing steep terrain in a dozer? It sure beats sitting in a cubicle staring at spreadsheets all day.
If you are thinking about unplugging and breaking free of the four walls closing in on you and want to learn more about the equipment used in modern timber harvesting, check out the logging operation videos that outline the basic equipment guidelines below. Also, check out MLA’s Available Jobs page for the latest career opportunities.