IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a UTILITY TREE TRIMMER for our Onoway, AB client.
The Utility Tree Trimmer (UTT) is responsible for implementing all brushing policies set forth by EQUS. They are also be responsible for supervising and training Utility Tree Workers and Groundspersons in all brushing and ground work.
UTTs demonstrate quality in their work, adhering to the professional standards for utility vegetation management.
In the field, UTTs appreciate the risk and potential liabilities of the work they perform and demonstrate due diligence in managing vegetation growth close to utility installations.
UTTs value good working relationships with their colleagues, facilitating the achievement of shared objectives and goals.
UTTs prioritize the regular maintenance and routine upkeep of the tools of their trade and ensure that all company property is in good working order.
Utility Tree Trimmers are skilled in their trade and share their expertise with others. They have the experience and technical knowledge to deal with vegetation management issues.
UTTs are important partners in ensuring efficient power distribution system operation, cooperating with other team members within the organization. They are stewards of their profession. When interacting with members they show an appreciation of member service and understanding.
Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure safe limits of approach and maintaining right-of-way access by eliminating problem vegetation growing along high voltage power lines
Manage all assigned equipment and enforce the equipment maintenance program
Report of all problems, incidents and accidents to the supervisor
Give pre-notification of public for forestry work on private property including obtaining permission from property owners to do necessary line clearance
Deal with member concerns
Use climbing equipment to climb and work at varying heights cutting, trimming and pruning trees
Obtain landowner consents
Review and Approval of Work
This position reports to the Vegetation Leader
Certified Utility Tree Trimmer through the Professional Vegetation Managers Association, or similar
Valid class 5 driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract and a Q air endorsement
Working knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used in tree trimming and tree removal
Ability to read maps to determine maintenance of existing right-of-ways
Experience operating mulchers considered an asset
Company Vehicle is provided
Applicant must be able to provide an acceptable drivers’ abstract, clear criminal record check, be able to successfully pass a drug, alcohol and physical test prior to employment
Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED