General Foreman

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Redford Charter Twp, MI, USA
  • Dec 02, 2021
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: Livonia MI

Primary Locations: MI, Redford, 25000 Capitol, 48239 

Requisition ID: 160577

Position Overview

THE DAVEY TREE COMPANY has opportunities in the field of Utility Line Clearance as a General Foreman for major electric utility operations. Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries throughout the US and Canada.

Job Duties

What You’ll Do:  

 The Utility Line Clearance General Foreman provides crew supervision and line clearing and tree trimming services for major electric utility providers. Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects. In addition, the General Foreman directs multiple crews and equipment as well as planning and executing the assigned work and tasks. The General Foreman is also responsible to supervise and assist in the proper maintenance, preparation and operation of all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts. The General Foreman position operates as part of a crew with supporting Crew Foreman, Groundmen and Trimmer/Climber.

 

Qualifications

What We’re Seeking: 

 High school diploma or equivalent preferred
• Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license preferred and may be required, depending on job requirements
• Certificates and Licenses
• 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 preferred

Company Overview

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation!  Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchange of ideas, community partnerships, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services. 

We are currently looking to add a dynamic general foreperson to our passionate team of  professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!  

Divisional Overview

 

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.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Sector

Consulting

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