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Trimmer - Utility - St. Louis, MI #31343

Requisition Number: 31343
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company
Service Line: 1UTL - Kent-Utility SL
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year
Relocation Available: relocation
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%
POSITION: Trimmer ? Utility Line Clearance/Climber
Starting Date: Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
Davey Tree has opportunities in St. Louis, MI and currently seeking candidate(s) to join our highly skilled enthusiastic Utility Line Clearing crews. Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries throughout the US and Canada.
This is a full time hourly career opportunity; for a company repeatedly recognized as a top performer in the industry, with the opportunity for overtime.
DUTIES:
Provide line clearing and tree trimming services for major electric utility providers; including pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects.
Using bucket trucks as well as utilizing ropes to ascend trees and clear utility lines proficiently and safely.
Management of removed tree limbs, logs and brush. Applying herbicides and/or pesticides as needed
Responsible to properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including; hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts.
Operates daily as part of a crew
Traverse various outdoor terrains
Work varying heights effectively and efficiently
QUALIFICATIONS:
Driver's license required. Commercial driver's license highly valuable and may be required, depending on job requirements
Pesticide license, if required by state law
Herbicide license a plus
Line clearance certification if working near utility transmission lines
ISA Certified Tree Worker certification or willingness to obtain
Electric utility tree trimming/climbing experience a plus, but will train in all aspects for advancement
Willingness to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
Desire for career growth
BENEFITS:
Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.
Competitive wages. Pay rates based on qualifications and experience; with incentives for completing training and certifications.
Davey is 100% Employee Owned and offers benefits including health/dental/vision care coverage, 401K savings, and Employee stock purchase plan.
Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.
The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification



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