TREE CREW GROUNDSMAN

Job Description

This is an entry level position that requires assistance of climbers in the air, performance of ground operations such as dragging and grinding brush, and job clean-up.

Required Skills

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Possesses and maintains a Class C driver’s license
  • Understands all company and industry safety policies
  • Ability to follow directions (written and oral) and command/response protocol
  • Ability to follow emergency procedures such as incident reporting and aerial rescue procedures from the ground
  • Ability to set up a safe work zone
  • Ability to mix gas and fuel equipment using proper mix ratios, proper fueling location, and proper fueling procedures
  • Understanding of safe chipper use and operation, including emergency shutdown
  • Introduction to proper pruning methods per ANSI A-300
  • Understands proper terminology for related equipment
  • Knowledge of ropes such as tensile strength, cycles to failure, proper storage, and climbing vs. rigging
  • Ability to identify rigging equipment (rigging blocks, port-a-wrap, lowering devise)
  • Ability to lower small limbs
  • Ability to identify hazards on the job site
  • Understands basic chainsaw safety and maintenance
  • Ability to understand crane signals
  • Good communication skills

Additional Skills

  • Speaks and understands English
  • Class B CDL
Thank you for all that you are doing...Trish D.

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