Turn Traeger grill on to smoke setting, and leave lid open, let smoke for 5 minutes.
Turn grill up to 375 degrees, and close the lid.
While grill heats, cream together butter and sugars in a large mixing bowl using a paddle attachment.
Add eggs, one at a time, and vanilla extract to mixing bowl.
In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, salt, and baking soda.
Slowly add flour mixture to the mixing bowl with the wet ingredients.
Once incorporated, stir in chocolate chunks.
Use a cookie scoop to scoop 8 cookies onto a parchment lined cookie sheet, or silicone lined baking sheet.
Convection bake cookies in Traeger smoker for about 10 minutes, until cookies are puffed up and edges are golden brown.
Remove from Traeger, and use a spatula to remove cookies from baking sheet, and place on cooling rack.
Cool for a few minutes to let cookies set.