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High-lead Urus Operator Job Vacancy at New Forests Company

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High-lead Urus Operator Job Vacancy at New Forests Company

High-lead Urus Operator Job Vacancy at New Forests Company

High-lead Urus Operator Job Vacancy at New Forests Company

25 May 2023

Job Position: High-lead Urus Operator

The New Forests Company is a sustainable, socially responsible forestry and timber products business with plantations in Uganda and Tanzania. We are an integrated forest and land stewardship company, managing for multiple natural capital values including sequestration of carbon, protection of conservation areas, enhancement of biodiversity, and support for out-grower farmers, our surrounding communities and other stakeholders, and our employees.

We underpin our model with anchor investments in responsibly managed plantation forests and sustainable forest products manufacturing. See more at

Purpose of the position:

The Urus Operator will be responsible for extracting timbers as directed by site supervisor.

Key Result Areas and accountabilities:

  • Planning of the day’s activities with the Supervisor to ensure efficient use of the high lead Urus.
  • Compliance with health & safety requirements
  • Keeping the high-lead Urus machine clean and in a safe & good working order
  • Liaising with the workshop to ensure all routine and emergency maintenance is done timely
  • Liaising with the Supervisor and other harvesting staff to ensure activities are synchronised
  • Keeping a logbook and usage records on the Urus machine.

Skills, Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Relevant drivers’ license
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Ability to complete the logbook daily.
  • Excellent eyesight and hearing
  • Proven analytical ability to assess the most effective way to execute a task.
  • Basic knowledge of heavy-duty machine mechanical layout and service requirements

Desired start date: 03 July 2023

How to apply:

The interested candidates can send their application letters & CVs to: and to than 15th June 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for tests.

“The New Forests Company is an equal opportunity employer and Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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