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Log Truck Driver

Drive trucks to haul logs from forests to mills or storage yards.

What does a Log Truck Driver do?

Drives truck, equipped with long-tongued trailer, to haul logs from forest to mill or storage yard: Maneuvers truck into loading position according to signals from loading crew. Fastens chain or cable binders around logs to secure load on trailer during transit. May release binders and start power hoist to dump logs. May assist in loading and unloading logs, using crane hook or cant hook. May raise empty trailer to carrying position on truck bed, using hoist, for deadhead trip to forest. May steer trailer from cab attached to rear end of log trailer and be designated Trailer Steerer.