Bedieningspersoneel van mobiele land- en bosbouwmachines, tractorchauffeurs


ISCO 08 Code 8341      Mobile farm and forestry plant operators

Lead Statement
Motorised farm and forestry plant operators drive, tend, operate and monitor one or more types of special-purpose motorised, mobile machinery or equipment used in agricultural, horticultural and forestry operations.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • driving and tending tractor-drawn or self-propelled special-purpose farm machinery to plough land and sow, fertilize, cultivate and harvest crops;
  • driving and tending tractor-drawn or self-propelled special-purpose forestry machinery to clear land, plant, harvest and carry trees and timber or perform other forestry operations;
  • preparing and positioning plant for operation;
  • adjusting speed, height and depth of implements;
  • operating plant to hold, lift and cut trees;
  • operating attachments to lift, swing, release and sort trees and logs, and operating auxiliary plant such as chipping machines and log splitting machines;
  • feeding felled trees into processors to strip limbs and cut into logs and loading logs onto stockpiles and into trucks;
  • servicing machinery and performing minor repairs.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Harvester operator
  • Logging plant operator
  • Timber carrier driver
  • Tractor driver
  • Tree faller operator

Excluded occupations

  • Bulldozer operator - 8342

(NCvB; April 2010)