Utilities Service, LLC Specialized Equipment Operator (Driver License Required) - ABC in Greencastle, Indiana
Specialized Equipment Operator
This position trims, tops, and reshapes trees to remove low-hanging, dead, and excess branches, providing clearance for utility powerlines.
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Begin your new career with Asplundh: Asplundh Brush Control LLC is now searching for a Notification Specialist to join our team. As a Notification Specialist, you will assist with tree identification, tracking and documentation.
This is a full-time position year-round with Union benefits and you get PAID WEEKLY!
A family-owned and operated corporation headquartered near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Asplundh has grown to employ over 33,000 service professionals throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Job Type : Full-Time +, Non-Exempt
Pay : Competitive, Hourly
Outstanding growth and career advancement opportunities
Competitive health/benefit packages including sick pay
All major holidays paid after 90 days
Life, Long-Term/Short-Term Disability Insurance
Typical work week: Monday-Thursday (10hr days) – 40hr week and 3-day weekend
Overtime opportunities available throughout the year
Local and travel positions (with per diem) available
You will be trained and certified in First Aid & CPR
Company vehicle (dependent on position)
Employee Assistance Program offered
CDL certification opportunities available and paid by the company
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Operates heavy equipment such as Bulldozers-Backhoes-Skid steers-Excavator-Loaders-Dump trucks, Mowers, and Stump grinders.
Transport equipment to and from multi-state job locations.
Install and remove gates, fences, and barb wire.
Install and remove culverts, rocks, and base.
Works on spared rock and base by Highways, side roads, and on the right-of-way.
Uses a chainsaw to cut brush, logs, and stumps of larger trees.
Gathers brush and feed brush into a wood chipper.
Assists senior spray person in mixing herbicide in holding tank. When (APP)
Applies chemical herbicide to right-of-way, following brush removal when (APP)
Utilizes hose and spray nozzle from truck mounted spray equipment which includes tank, pump, hose reel, 200 feet of ½ inch hose, or utilizes back-pack to treat remote areas.
Services truck, chipper, and equipment, maintaining them in neat, clean, and specified mechanical order.
Must be 18 years of age or older.
Must be familiar with electrical hazards.
Must know heavy equipment.
Possesses working knowledge and can identify tree and shrub species.
Education & Experience
- High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
- Upon offer, employees may be required to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background, and/or MVR check.
License & Certifications:
- Valid driver's license required.
Must have transportation to and from the show-up location.
Willing to travel, work, and stay out of state.
Rare : (less than 10%): sitting, kneeling, crawling, color-vision, climbing stairs.
Occasional : (up to 33%): stooping, squatting, climbing on/off truck, reading, pushing, climbing ladders, lifting up to 50 lbs.
Frequent : (up to 66%): walking, body twisting, manual dexterity, speaking clearly, hearing-speech range, lifting, carrying, pulling, balancing, lifting up to 50 lbs.
Continuous : (up to 100%): standing, sense of touch, seeing distant, climbing, gripping, lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., seeing, reaching, range of motion, depth perception.
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, 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.
Works around hazardous equipment.
Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, and wood chippers, with hearing protection.
Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature, i.e., irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, dust, etc.
Works on unleveled ground.
Works around falling limbs with protection.
As a full-service utility contractor, Asplundh performs tree pruning and removals, right-of-way clearing and maintenance, vegetation management with herbicides, and emergency storm work and logistical support. Asplundh is the parent company of UtiliCon Solutions whose subsidiaries provide overhead and underground line construction, planning and design, meter reading and AMR/AMI installation, electrical testing, and street lighting/traffic signal services. Asplundh also operates Rotor Blade Airborne Utilities Management, overhead electric distribution, and transmission lines using MD 500 helicopters.
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without 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.