Davey Resource Group, Inc. Phoenix, Tucson, Chandler, Pre
Dec 31, 2019
Requisition Number: 48306 Company Name: DRG Inc Service Line: 1UVM - DRG Utility Vegetation Management Employment Type: Regular Job Type: Full Time Education Level Required: Associates Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years Travel Expectations: Up to 75% The Davey Resource Group Inc Position Announcement POSITIONS: Herbicide Applicator STARTING DATE: Immediately. Resumes accepted until a suitable candidate is selected. The Davey Resource Group (DRG) is currently hiring utility herbicide applicators to work with a major electric transmission system and address its vegetation management needs. POSITION LOCATIONS: Southeastern CA, Southeastern NV and all of Arizona HERBICIDE APPLICATOR DUTIES: * Must have or be able to achieve (90 days) all state licenses/certifications in California, Nevada and Arizona to apply herbicide across WAPA DSW Region (Southeast CA, Southeast NV, all of Arizona) * Perform vegetation removal and treatment activities for substations, communication sites and RoW to assure full compliance with plans, specifications, safety, including operating safely and within the guidelines of the Minimum Approach Distances (MAD) per WAPA standards. * Safely operate UTV/ATV herbicide spray rig and other equipment/tools including but not limited to; chainsaw, string trimmer, blade trimmer, loppers, shears. * Overnight work week travel is required up to 95% of the time. * GSA Federal per diem compensation for lodging and meals * Government rates at hotels * 75% meal per diem for travel only work days * Meal amounts differ based on State, County and time of year DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Minimum of year experience working around high voltage electrical power systems. * Ability to identify biological communities with DSW region. * Knowledge of safety requirements associated with herbicide application, working inside substations, communication sites and the RoW. * Knowledge of OSHA vegetation safety standards, FAC-003 requirements, FERC/NERC standards and requirements. * Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing. Experience in preparing correspondence, documenting and maintaining official records using a variety of software applications. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Pay rates based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, incentive programs, excellent benefits, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are employee owned and are Equal Opportunity Employers. CONTACT: Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Davey’s website for additional job opportunities and company information. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at email@example.com .