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Top Trimmer/Climber (Podador Principal/Podador con Mas Rango) - CDL Drivers wanted!

Company: Lewis Tree Service
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: May 16, 2020

Job Description:

There's nothing like it - being up in the trees. Once you experience that sense of freedom and adventure, it becomes a part of you. We want to help grow that passion with career opportunities, supportive leadership and a dedication to safety.

We're the second-largest vegetation management company in North America… and always growing. But really, we're in the people success business; we just happen to trim trees.

WHO YOU ARE…

* Open-Minded: open to new ideas, willing to listen and observe, humble

* Love the Outdoors: enjoys varying environments/weather, not afraid to get dirty, adventurous

* Self-Motivated: driven, strong work ethic, willing to "do what it takes"

* Adaptable: can think on your feet, nimble, flexible

* Collaborative: strong people skills, able to give and receive constructive feedback, willing to speak-up

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

* Be part of a tight-knit crew working in a team environment

* Perform line clearing and tree trimming duties for Lewis Tree Service's utility customers including pruning treetops and limbs, trimming or removal of at-risk/damaged trees as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, etc.

* Climb trees and operate a bucket for trimming and removals in and above the power lines.

* Prepare, operate and maintain all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts.

* Remove limbs and brush, cleanup and dispose of debris.

* Mixing and apply spray chemicals, preserving desirable vegetation

* Safeguard employees and the public from hazards in and around the working area. Help enforce on-the-job safety practices.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

* Two years or more experience working as a Trimmer/Climber, working around utility lines.

* We will sponsor your CDL license! If you have a valid driver's license, we will provide the training and certification..

* Knowledge of trees including identification, growth habits and correct arboriculture techniques for the trimming, pruning, repairing, maintaining and removing, as applicable to working close to energized conductors.

* Experience in tree climbing, knot tying and PPE

* Ability to perform physical labor such as lifting a minimum of 50 lbs. to shoulder height or more.

* Capable of operating two-handed equipment (chain saw, circular saw, etc.) and have the physical ability to endure extreme climate variances.

* Willing and able to obtain specialized training and certifications as required, such as:

* Local, state and federal licenses

* First Aid and CPR cards

* Pass a pre-employment drug test and job duty skills tests

WE OFFER…

* Specialized paid training & certifications

* Career advancement opportunities

* Health insurance plans

* Paid time off

* Employee stock ownership plan

* Retirement & savings plans options

* Employee assistance program

Lewis Tree Service is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity for both applicants and employees. Lewis Tree Service prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment of employees and applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age (40+), religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, apprenticeship, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Lewis Tree Service's practices and policies are administered in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Spanish version of job description / Versión en español de la descripción del trabajo:

No hay nada como - estar en lo alto de los árboles. Una vez que usted experimenta la sensación de libertad y de aventura, se convierte en parte de usted. Nosotros queremos ayudarlo a que crezca esa pasión con las oportunidades de hacer una carrera, liderazgo de apoyo y dedicación a la seguridad

Somos la segunda compañía de manejo de vegetación más grande de Norteamérica... y siempre estamos creciendo. Pero realmente, estamos en el negocio del éxito personal; y además nos encargamos de cortar árboles.

USTED ES…

* De Mente Abierta: abierto(a) a nuevas ideas, dispuesto(a) a escuchar y observar, es modesto(a) /humilde

* Ama los Exteriores/Aire Libre: disfruta de una variedad de ambientes/climas, no tiene miedo a ensuciarse, es aventurero(a)

* Auto motivado(a): con impulso, fuerte ética laboral, deseoso(a) de hacer "lo que se debe"

* Adaptable: puede pensar rápido, ágil, flexible

* Colaborativo: Fuertes habilidades personales, dispuesto a dar y recibir retroalimentación constructiva, deseoso(a) de hacerse escuchar

QUE ES LO QUE VA A HACER:

* Ser parte de una cuadrilla (crew) de trabajo fuertemente integrada trabajando en un ambiente de equipo

* Realizar el despeje de líneas y tareas de poda de árboles para las compañías de Utilidades (Servicios Públicos) clientes de Lewis Tree Service incluyendo: la poda de árboles y ramas, poda o remoción (tala) de árboles así como también la remoción de ramas rotas que estén sobre cables, techos, etc.

* Escalar/trepar árboles para podar manualmente los árboles y remover dentro y por encima de las líneas eléctricas.

* Preparar, operar y mantener todas las herramientas y equipos, incluidas las herramientas manuales, motosierras, astilladoras (chippers) y elevadores aéreos.

* Remover las ramas y la maleza, limpiar y eliminar los escombros.

* Mezclar y aplicar productos químicos en aerosol, preservando la vegetación deseable

* Proteger a los empleados y al público de los peligros dentro y alrededor del área de trabajo. Ayudar a que se cumplan las prácticas de seguridad en el trabajo.

QUÉ NECESITA:

* Dos o más años de experiencia trabajando como Podador/Escalador, trabajando alrededor de líneas/cables de Servicios Públicos (utilidades).

* ¡Nosotros patrocinaremos su licencia CDL! Si tiene una licencia de manejo válida, nosotros le proporcionaremos el entrenamiento y la certificación.

* Conocimiento de los arboles incluyendo la identificación, los hábitos de crecimiento y las técnicas correctas de arboricultura para el corte, poda, reparación, mantenimiento y remoción (tala), como sea aplicable para trabajar en proximidad a conductores energizados.

* Habilidad para realizar trabajo físico como levantar un mínimo de 50 libras (22.68 kg)a la altura de sus hombros o más alto.

* Tener la capacidad de operar equipo con dos manos (motosierra, sierra circular, etc.) y tener la habilidad física para soportarlas variaciones de climas extremos.

Lewis Tree Service - Equal Opportunity Employer.

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