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
Just wanted to pass on that your crew working here in Arlington today have been doing a great job. From the trees, to loading, really exceptional. Very professional.Michael N.

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