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Drum Barker Operator Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$56,641 (CAD)

Average Salary

$27/hr

Average Hourly

$1,575

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Drum Barker Operator is $56,641 a year and $27 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Drum Barker Operator is between $41,603 and $69,147. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Tends machine that removes bark and dirt from logs by one of following methods: (1) starts conveyor to move logs from pond to drum of barking machine.
  • Moves lever to activate chains or start drum revolving to tumble logs and knock off bark.
  • Turns valve to regulate water spray that removes chips and dirt from log.
  • Breaks up log jams in drum, using peavey or pike pole and chain hoist. (2) moves lever to activate kicker arms that kick log into machine cradle.
  • Turns controls that start log rotating between toothed gears that remove bark from log, and regulates and directs pressurized water jet to remove loose bark and dirt. (3) turns levers to control movement and centering of log in jet ring and to regulate pressure of water jets.
  • Starts conveyors that carry logs from barking machine to saw deck.
  • May be designated according to machine operated as drum-barker operator; hydraulic-barker operator; ring-barker operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$65,663
5 Year Change:
16 %

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