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Groundperson - TRS Starting $17.24-19.10 DOE

Company: Trees, LLC - 492
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Groundperson The groundperson is responsible for gathering and feeding brush & debris into a woodchipper, scanning areas from trip and fall hazards, ensuring other workers stay out of the path of travel. This position is also responsible for maintaining equipment and materials. TREES has developed a reputation for professionalism, quality, safety, and dependability. If this sounds like you, apply today! As a market leader in the industry, TREES, LLC is one of the largest utility vegetation management service companies in the United States. Job Type: Full-Time +, Non-Exempt Pay: Competitive, Hourly Benefits:
Benefits Available and Vary per position and location
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Operate chainsaw to cut brush, logs and stumps of larger trees.
Drag, gather, and feed brush into wood chipper.
Services vehicles and equipment, maintaining them in neat, clean, and specified mechanical order.
Minimum Qualifications:
Must be 18 years-of-age or older.
Education & Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
Entry-level position, no experience required.
Previous experience a plus.
Upon offer, employees may be required to subject and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background and/or MVR check.
License & Certifications:
Driver's License Preferred, but not required
Physical Requirements:
RARE (less than 10%): Sitting, Crawling, Climbing Poles, Color Vision, Climbing Ladders, Climbing Stairs
OCCASSIONAL (up to 33%): stooping, kneeling squatting, body twisting, sense of touch, climbing on/off truck, gripping, lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., reaching, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, balancing, lifting over 50 lbs.
FREQUENT (up to 66%): standing, walking, manual dexterity, seeing distant, seeing, reading, range of motion, hearing-speech range, depth perception, climbing stairs, lifting up to 10 lbs.
CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): Sense of Touch, Gripping, Seeing, Carrying, Pulling
Safety Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time, be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, be able to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the endurance necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of performing job duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be able to communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend written/verbal job instructions and information, and communicate and handle conflict professionally. About Us: TREES, LLC is a provider of professional vegetation management services to utility and municipal customers nationwide. As the company has grown over the past 60 years, so has the scope of the services we provide in order to continuously meet the changing needs of our customers. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339. An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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