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Tree Trimmer I

Notice of Job Opening


Date: June 2, 2022

Department: Utilities – Electric

Exp. Date: Until Filled

Pay: Min-$15.15 Max-$22.30 / Hr.

Hours: 7am-3:30pm


JOB DESCRIPTION

An employee in this position is responsible for trimming and/or removing trees and other vegetation in the vicinity of electric power lines. Duties include ensuring that employees on the tree trimming crew follow all safety rules, assisting with day-to-day problem solving, and discussing trimming requirements with property owners. Employee reports to the Right of Way Foreperson.

Examples of Work:

  • Trims trees and vegetation in and around energized power lines
  • Assists in removal of dangerous trees on public rights-of-way
  • Chips and removes wood debris
  • Maintains equipment in proper working condition
  • Assists with tree and debris removal following major storms
  • Performs other related duties as required

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Obtain a valid class B CDL and air brake endorsement within six months of hire
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate required equipment including bucket truck, saw and chipper
  • Ability to make quick, sound and safe decisions
  • Ability to respond to emergencies after hours
  • Effective communication skills

Work Environment:

Work is usually performed in an outdoor field environment. This results in exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases, mechanical and electrical hazards, hazardous traffic and all types of weather/temperature conditions. Work and/or walk on various types of surfaces including slippery and uneven surfaces, as well as, rough terrain is common.


General Online Application

If you have any additional questions please email or call Human Resources: +1 706 883 2037, hr@lagrangega.org