General Foreman | Rutherfordton, NC

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Knoxville, TN, USA
  • Sep 21, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: Rutherfordton, NC

Requisition ID: 172817

 

Position Overview

Wolf Tree, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity in the field of Utility Line Clearance as a General Foreman.

Job Duties

What You’ll Do:  

  • Manage, direct and supervise crew leaders, field personnel and equipment as well as plan and execute assigned work by: 
  • Organizing and assigning crews and equipment to efficiently perform the required work  
  • Understand and follow all company policies, procedures, and work rules 
  • Maintain accurate records of required work 
  • Oversee the hiring and training of all Davey employees in territory 
  • Investigate accidents and promptly report to appropriate management 
  • Every day there’s something new to do! 

Qualifications

What We’re Seeking: 

  • Love of the outdoors 
  • Ability to complete Electrical Hazard Awareness Program and OSHA training 
  • 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 
  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist®, ISA Certified Tree Worker®, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional® 

Additional Information

What We Offer: * 

  • 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 and discounted stock purchase options 
  • Group health plan 
  • Locations throughout US in major cities and desirable areas 
  • Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skills trainers 
  • Scholarship program for children of employees 
  • Charitable matching gift program 

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees 

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 electrical facility maintenance professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!  

 

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. 

Wolf Tree, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of utility and residential tree care services and is based in Knoxville, Tenn. 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 WolfTreeRecruiting@Davey.com.

 

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

Sector

Consulting

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