Utility Climber

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Redwood City, CA, USA
  • Dec 08, 2023
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: San Mateo and Woodside, CA

Primary Locations: CA, Redwood City, 2496 Bay Road, 94063 

Requisition ID: 191466

 

Compensation Data

  • $41.02/hr depending on skills and qualifications

Job Duties

  • Climb Trees! Davey offers both DdRT/MRS and SRT/SRS climbing systems
  • 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 
  • How high you grow depends on you! 

Qualifications

  • Love of the outdoors 
  • 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 without air brake restriction
  • 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*

  • Progressive advancement in job classification and wage
  • Benefits through union agreement including health insurance and pension
  • Opportunity to travel
  • Opportunity for overtime work
  • All job specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • 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 exchanging of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in horticultural and environmental services.

 

Davey Tree Surgery, a Davey Company, is currently looking to add a dynamic utility tree climber to our passionate team of utility line clearance professionals. Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

 

The Davey Tree Surgery Company is based in Livermore, California, and provides a full range of utility tree care and pole test and treat services. The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.

 

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

 

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

Sector

Consulting

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