Monday , January 30 2023

Asplundh Jobs – Trimmer Climber

Website Asplundh

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Trimmer / Climber to join our team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works around hazardous equipment
  • Uses wedges, sledges, and chain saws in felling trees or trimmed trunks and in cutting and splitting logs into manageable pieces.
  • Assumes responsibility for the inspection and proper working conditions of tools, truck, and other work equipment. Requests repair or replacement, when necessary. Maintains good housekeeping on truck and at work locations.
  • Performs other related work, as assigned by superiors.
  • Repairs slight damage to lawns, fences, and walks caused by tree trimming.
  • Services gasoline, air, and hand-powered tools and other equipment.
  • Relays hand-signals, directs traffic, drives, and operates trucks and equipment, as assigned and keeps trucks and work area clear and orderly, as well as helps train new employees.
  • Sprays stumps and brush with hand-spraying equipment to prevent further growth.
  • Trims and/or removes trees by climbing with the aid of a ladder, safety belt, climbing line, powered trimmer lift truck, or works from the ground using gasoline, air, and hand-powered saws, pruner, etc. He/she cuts branches or trunk sections and drops or lowers them to the ground with lines.
  • Works in close proximity to energized power lines
  • Loads and unloads trucks with logs, stumps, brush, and debris and/or feeds brush into a wood chipper.
  • Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around work area. Cooperates with customer, police, and fire departments when blocking street or driveways. Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect employees and public. Trained to perform tree and bucket rescue.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk, climb, and work from ladders, or at various heights, on uneven and slippery surfaces, performing mentally/physically demanding work under unfavorable weather conditions while handling equipment or material.
  • Must have no fear of heights.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e. rain, heat, sun, cold.
  • Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
  • Must have sufficient eye sight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as per task assigned.
  • Must be able to traverse various terrains.
  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver heavy weights up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis, but up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Must be able to work with hands above head for extended periods of time.
  • Must have own transportation to and from the show up location.
  • Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
  • Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle.
  • Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work.

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: Asplundh

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: New York, NY, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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