Foreman Trainee | San Diego, CA

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • San Diego, CA, USA
  • Jun 09, 2021
Forestry

Job Description

Requisition Number: 132046  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1RES - Kent-Residential & Commercial Services 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

Foreman Trainee (Crew Leader)  |  The Davey Tree Expert Company  |  Residential & Commercial Division  |  San Diego, CA

 

SUMMARY:  The Foreman Trainee position is intended to introduce experienced Climbers to Davey Tree Company culture and develop their skillset and career toward the full-time leadership position of Foremen/Foreperson.

 

ForemanTrainees will learn to lead 2- or 3-person tree crews (or sometimes more) to complete tree pruning and tree removal.  Foremen/Forepersons are responsible for utilizing the Job Planning Toolkit to safely and efficiently complete work orders as assigned by management.  This includes performing pre-climb inspections of trees before work begins.  Foremen/Foreperson work directly with the District Manager to mentor and train new employees.   

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1 - 2 years' climbing experience
  • Ability to work with various type of clientele, ensuring excellent customer service is provided, while maintaining arboricultural standards, and meeting objectives  
  • Experience pruning to ANSI A300 standards
  • Comfortable climbing on Moving Rope System
  • Ability to set a tie-in-point utilizing Throwball and Throwline
  • Proficiency tying Climbing Hitches, Termination Knots, & Rigging Knots
  • Dedication to safe chainsaw operation and maintenance
  • Prior Experience with Sectional Tree Removal utilizing techniques to minimize Dynamic Loads
  • Prior Experience felling with open-faced notch, hinge wood, and back cut for directional control
  • Valid Driver’s License required

 

Valuable qualifications, but not required:

  • CTW-Climber Specialist, ISA Certified Arborist, and/or CTSP
  • Commercial Driver's License (Class B CDL)  with airbrakes preferred
  • Aerial Lift Experience
  • Crane Experience

 

BENEFITS:

  • Full time hourly position (compensation based on qualifications and experience)
  • Potential for overtime
  • Generous performance incentive plan
  • Excellent benefits offered
    • Medical, Dental, Vision plans
    • Paid time off vacation, Holiday Pay,  Sick leave
    • 401K retirement plan,  the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year
    • Employee referral bonus program
  • All uniforms, climbing gear and PPE provided (work boots available for purchase through payroll deductions)
  • Industry related training and special Davey training courses
  • Reimbursement is available for industry related certifications 
  • Industry recognized Professional Development through The Davey Institute

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification are required.

Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses. The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

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. 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

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