Groundperson with DL union
Utilities Service, LLC
We are currently seeking a **Vegetation** **Groundperson** to join our team.
+ Uses a chainsaw to cut brush, logs and stumps of larger trees.
+ Gathers brush and feed brush into wood chipper.
+ Applies chemical herbicide to right-of-way, following brush removal
+ 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.
+ Assists senior spray person in mixing herbicide in holding tank.
+ Works around hazardous equipment.
+ Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, wood chipper, 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 unlevel ground.
+ Works around falling limbs with protection.
+ Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
+ Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.
+ Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
+ Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.
+ Must be able to traverse various terrains.
+ Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
+ Must be able to communicate with others.
+ Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.
+ Must be able to lift, move and maneuv
$24k-31k yearly est.