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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

08130 Forestry Equipment Operator (Includes Tractor Operator, Planting; Tractor Operator, Site Preparation; and Tractor Operator, Thinning)

Equipment is used in planting and thinning trees, spreading or spraying chemicals, preparing sites for planting, or performing other forestry services. Operates a rubber-tired or crawler type tractor or other heavy motorized equipment such as a grader, front-end loader, or backhoe. May lubricate, fuel, adjust, and make emergency repairs to equipment.