Trimmer Climber no DL


Shelbyville, IN

What you'll be doing

Trims and/or removes trees by climbing with the aid of a ladder, safety belt, climbing line, powered trimmer lift truck, or works from the ground using gasoline, air, and hand-powered saws, pruner, etc. He/she cuts branches or trunk sections and drops or lowers them to the ground with lines. Uses wedges, sledges, and chain saws in felling trees or trimmed trunks and in cutting and splitting logs into manageable pieces. Sprays stumps and brush with hand-spraying equipment to prevent further growth. Loads and unloads trucks with logs, stumps, brush, and debris and/or feeds brush into a wood chipper. Repairs slight damage to lawns, fences, and walks caused by tree trimming. Services gasoline, air, and hand-powered tools and other equipment. Relays hand-signals, directs traffic, drives, and operates trucks and equipment, as assigned and keeps trucks and work area clear and orderly, as well as helps train new employees. Performs other related work, as assigned by superiors. Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around work area. Cooperates with customer, police, and fire departments when blocking street or driveways. Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect employees and public. Trained to perform tree and bucket rescue. Assumes responsibility for the inspection and proper working conditions of tools, truck, and other work equipment.

What your background should be

Must be able to wear necessary PPE as per task assigned. Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle. Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day. Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e. rain, heat, sun, cold. Must be able to traverse various terrains. Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information. Must be able to work with hands above head for extended periods of time. Must be able to walk, climb, and work from ladders, or at various heights, on uneven and slippery surfaces, performing mentally/physically demanding work under unfavorable weather conditions while handling equipment or material. Must have own transportation to and from the show up location. Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis, but up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis. Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

Concern about emergency utilities services.
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