Groundman

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Jul 26, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Position Overview

DAVEY TREE has an opportunity in the field of Utility Line Clearance as a Trimmer 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

  • Perform all aspects of tree pruning and removal services safely and skillfully for major electric utility providers. Including but not limited to:   
  • Pruning treetops and repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal 
  • Removing broken limbs from utility lines, roofs, and other objects 
  • Application of tree identification knowledge and industry pruning guidelines 
  • Properly maintain, prepare and operate all tools and equipment including, chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more 
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and foreperson  

Qualifications

  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hire  
  • Ability to complete the Davey Tree First Aid, CPR and defensive driving course upon hire    
  • Required: valid driver’s license  
  • Preferred: Commercial Driver’s License-Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement 
  • Preferred: line clearance experience or other related tree work 
  • Preferred: relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law  

Additional Information

  • Paid time off and paid holidays  
  • Opportunities for advancement  
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided  
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match  
  • Employee-owned company & discounted stock purchase options  
  • Group Health Plan  
  • Employee referral bonus program  
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas  
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers  
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees  
  • Charitable matching gift program  

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees 

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