Top Grounds Person Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Grounds Person. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Grounds Person resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.3% of Grounds Person resumes contained Safety Procedures as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Grounds Person actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Grounds Person resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Procedures

high Demand
Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Followed safety procedures on a daily basis.
  • Followed safety procedures to achieve safe production.
  • Used proper safety procedures while operating Hostlers.
  • Follow safety procedures to insure safety and quality service.
  • Maintain equipment with going through routine safety procedures/meetings.
  • Followed and implemented safety procedures.

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2. Chain Saws

high Demand
Here's how Chain Saws is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Changed oil, gas and chains on chain saws.
  • Run chain saws and ropes 4 climbers gas oil and clean equipt.
  • Assist the climber whenever Necessary, chip brush , operate chain saws
  • Operate chain saws and bucket truck
  • Operate equipment such as back hoe, dump trucks, tractors, lawn mowers, weed eaters, and chain saws
  • Operated a suite of equipment which included pruners, chippers and chain saws to trim and restore trees to good health.

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3. Bucket Truck

high Demand
Here's how Bucket Truck is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Drive high rangers (bucket trucks), Log loaders, load wood and brush into piles or onto trucks.
  • Assisted in the completion of work requiring bucket truck and crane* Removal and trimming of city parks and street trees.
  • Bucket truck experience, ISA certified, Strong Tree ID skills, vast knowledge of knots and chainsaw operation.
  • Bucket truck Operator: Duties included operating bucket truck to trim trees as well as take trees down.
  • Operated backhoes, line trucks, bucket trucks, bobcats, and other machinery.
  • Remove tree by bucket truck or climbing with a small crew.
  • Cut trees over houses and sheds from bucket truck.
  • Bucket truck operations, Customer contacts, Assistant GF
  • Operate bucket truck and run chainsaw on clean ups
  • Experienced in bucket truck operations and functions.
  • Bucket Truck Driver and Ground Man.
  • Operated a bucket truck and boom.
  • Bucket truck operation and maintenance.
  • Operate bobcat and bucket truck.
  • Drive and operate the bucket truck, drag brush, trim trees.
  • Work out of bucket truck and climb trees.
  • Trim trees, run bucket trucks, grind brush
  • Operated a Derrick Derrick or bucket truck.
  • Stock bucket truck Retrieve any equipment or tools needed by Linemen Dig ditches, tighten bolts, any service to help linemen

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4. Job Site

high Demand
Here's how Job Site is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Provided general labor on the job site (lifting, carrying, digging, etc.)
  • Drive truck from yard and to and from job sites and pick up workers.
  • Ensured job site and surrounding areas were clear and safe at all times.
  • Load and unload cherry picker daily as required for each specific job site.
  • Set up and work job site with safety as top priority.
  • Carry ladders, assist with screening, and clean up job site
  • Removed the brush, branches and debris from job site.
  • Cleaned up job site of all trimmings and debris.
  • Drive the commercial trucks with equipment to job sites.
  • Drive equipment to various job sites.
  • Chip wood and clean the job site worked on that day.
  • Unload all the tools at the job site.
  • Maintain Proper documentation for vehicle and job site in accordance with D.O.T regulations.
  • set up equipment on job site and put up at end of day.
  • set up safety equipment on job site and take it down.
  • Supply tools and parts to man in bucket Arrange safety to public and employees Drive bucket truck to and from job sites
  • Inventory management Maintainting the grounds of a job site
  • Set up job site,drag brush and stacking, chainsaw,pole saw, pruner pole

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5. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Plant operations, operating heavy equipment and maintaining inventory.
  • Operate heavy equipment and build freezer or refrigerator rooms for big food factories with thermal insulated panels.
  • Operated various types of heavy equipment (Backhoes, Loaders, and Bulldozers).
  • Operate various heavy equipment such as Excavators, Cranes and Pay Loaders.
  • Spot for heavy equipment while in operation.
  • Run heavy equipment, removal of trees that were a threat to powerline.
  • Operate heavy equipment and secure containers into railcars by guiding crane operator.
  • Shovel Asphalt -Work Behind Paver -trained on heavy equipment

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6. Dump Truck

high Demand
Here's how Dump Truck is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Drive dump truck and bucket truck.
  • Operate single axle dump truck.
  • Cleaned and maintained dump truck.
  • Put stumps in the back of dump truck.
  • learned how to run a dump truck and loader and watching every angles around you
  • Hauled snow in tandem axle dump trucks, ran a sand route for 30 schools in a tandem axle sander.

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7. Telephone Poles

high Demand
Here's how Telephone Poles is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Climbed telephone poles to string cable in remote and inaccessible areas.
  • Installed fiber optic cable lines onto existing telephone poles.
  • Hauled equipment and tools to where the job was located Held telephone poles while they were being placed
  • climbed telephone poles for drilling, eye hooking, running and jigging cable and fiber lines for T.V cable and Internet.
  • Assisted the line man/supervisor with the placement and construction of steel strand/fiber optic cable on the telephone poles.
  • Apprentice telephone lineman.Run lasher over coax and fiber runs on telephone poles.

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8. Stump Grinder

high Demand
Here's how Stump Grinder is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Run a stump grinder to get rid of tree stumps after the tree was removed
  • Operate graple trucks, bob cats, dumptruck, and stump grinders.
  • Operate tractor, drive mower, edger, stump grinder, chipper, hedge trimmer, weed whipper and chainsaw.
  • Grind stumps using a diesel power stump grinder and load dump truck with tree limbs using skid steer loader.
  • Operated skid loader to load firewood, to clean up wood chips from stump grinder and various other jobs.
  • Operate boom trucks, loaders, stump grinders, chippers, power saws, and other equipment and tools.

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9. Bobcat

high Demand
Here's how Bobcat is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Operate bobcat and forlklift to do several tedious task.
  • Operated equipment such as bobcat and manlift.
  • Drive bobcat,lull,forklift, build scaffolding, get jobsight set up and lay brick.
  • Operate dozers,forklifts,backhoes,bobcat,18 wheelers
  • Operate mustang or bobcat with numerous attachments to buck, grade, sweep, or pick with forks, or jib.
  • Load double trailers and flatbeds with rock or sand using bobcat forklift.

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10. Tree Removal

high Demand
Here's how Tree Removal is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Assist crane operator with the set up and break down of mobile 40 ton crane for daily tree removals.
  • Job Description: -assisted with the labor involved in trimming trees -assisted with the labor of tree removal
  • Tree removal from around high voltage power lines using various methods.
  • Surveyed residential and commercial areas for tree removal, line clearance.
  • Roped tree limbs for safety during tree removal and trimming.
  • Perform daily inspections and maintenance of tree removal equipment.
  • Drive trucks and do various jobs associated with tree removal
  • Learned multiple forms of roping and tree removal techniques.
  • Tree removal Operating Equipment such as excavator, backhoe, various tractors, Dump trucks w/ trailer, and Chainsaws.
  • assist with tree removal, pruning and cleanup
  • Tree removal using a chainsaw Grinding and loading stumps Cutting up wood
  • Maintained trucks and tree removal equipment Operated dump truck to and from jobsites Utilized tree removal equipment to safely remove trees

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11. Trim Bushes

high Demand
Here's how Trim Bushes is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Cut Grass, trim bushes, fertilize lawns and plant flowers.
  • Mulch trim bushes around city hall, police station.
  • Plant flowers and trim bushes.
  • Cut grass, weed eat, trim bushes, pick up sticks, leaves, and trash.
  • Trim bushes, plant small trees, pick large tree trimmings
  • Trim bushes and trees with saws.

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12. Hand Tools

high Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Landscaped and maintained grounds using hand tools, power tools, and various equipment.
  • Cleared undergrowth from right-of-way by using hand tools or saws.
  • Dismantled devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools and power tools.
  • Use a variety of hand tools and powered equipment, such as lawnmowers, rakes, trimmers, and chainsaws.
  • Maintained property, landscaping and dug graves with use of heavy equipment, including backhoe, bobcats and hand tools.
  • Dismantled devices to access and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, and power tools.

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13. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Provide customer service and professional service.
  • Spliced cables together and to overhead transmission line, customer service line, and streetlight line.
  • Clear and haul debris, maintain equipment, and customer service.
  • Ground man, chainsaw operation, customer service
  • Assist Sr. tech with Preventive maintenance Provided excellent customer service
  • Provide customer service with quotes and one on one interactions.
  • Maintained administrative documentation Managed 90 apartment units Provided efficient customer service to tenets Proper time management for tenets and maintenance team.
  • Upgraded outdated cable systems to digital capacities Pole transfers and removals Aerial placement of strand and cable Restore interruptions in customer services

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14. CDL

high Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Possess CDL class B operator license.
  • Secured CDL PermitObtained Federal Medical Card
  • Reason for leaving: Wanted to use CDL to provide better life for my family.
  • Obtained CDL Class A drivers license for further career advancement.
  • Maintain a Class A CDL drivers license.
  • Drive and maneuver Non-CDL dump truck with attached trailer/chipper on and off road to work sites.

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15. Boom Truck

average Demand
Here's how Boom Truck is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Drive and use bucket, line/boom trucks, side loaders, backhoes, bobcat, and bulldozers.
  • Moved up to crew leader bucket operator on a 70 ft. boom truck.
  • Watch for cars and other safety hazards while climber/boom truck operator is working.
  • Operate boom trucks, loaders, brush chippers, power saws, trucks, sprayers, and other equipment and tools.
  • Maintained and installed high voltage pad mount transformers -Served as the primary boom truck operator
  • Machine operator, chipper, boom truck and BOBCAT operator.

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16. Prune

average Demand
Here's how Prune is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Cut down hazardous trees near power lines and pruned residential trees, cleared brush from power line poles.
  • Work with a team to prune and remove trees in on commercial and residential property.
  • Pruned, cut down, fertilized, and sprayed trees as directed by tree surgeons.
  • Maintained lawns, pruned all trees, sprayed, and general clean-up.
  • Trim, clean, remove and prune trees Under brush Supervise crew
  • Rescued, pruned, and propagated plants.
  • Cut away dead and excess branches from trees, or clear branches around power lines Pruned trees and general clean up
  • Lower lead from tree , prune trees and landscape designs

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17. Traffic Control

average Demand
Here's how Traffic Control is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Set up of various traffic control devices and perform traffic control duties.
  • Assist with traffic control to provide safe working environment.
  • Traffic Control, Pruning, Bobcat Operator
  • Set up traffic cones Traffic control Pick up tree branches and dispose of them in the wood chipper
  • Fell Trees Trim Trees Drag/Mulch Brush Mark hazard in roadway for equipment Traffic Control
  • Chip brush, trim trees in bucket truck, work traffic control for roadside tree trimming.

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18. Tree Limbs

average Demand
Here's how Tree Limbs is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Experienced with area clean up and disposal of all types of debris, trash, rocks, leaves and tree limbs.
  • Cleared broken trees and or tree limbs from the trees that got destroyed during Hurricane Irma in various parts of Florida.
  • Assist with cutting away tree branches, removed trees, and lowered severed tree limbs to the ground safely.
  • Helped out by holding rope a certain direction so the tree limbs would fall safely to the Earth.
  • Cleared tree limbs away from power lines in order to promote safety and prevent power-outages.
  • Cut down tree limbs that are posing a danger and trimmed shrubs and pull weeds.

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19. Excess Branches

average Demand
Here's how Excess Branches is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Trimmed trees along power lines, cut away dead obstructive or excess branches from trees to ensure safety from power lines.
  • Cut dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs to improve appearance, health and value.
  • Cut away dead and excess branches from trees, or clear branches around power lines.
  • Cut away dead, obstructive, or excess branches from tree's and shrubbery.
  • Cut away dead and excess branches from trees using gas operated gas chainsaw.
  • Cut away dead, obstructive, or excess branches from trees and shrubbery.

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20. Line Clearance

average Demand
Here's how Line Clearance is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Worked from heights up to 100 ft. from the bucket in order to obtain line clearance.
  • Provide line clearance services to the utility industry
  • Job Requirements/Tasks: Responsible for utility line clearance, leading and directing employees and ensuring crew training and safety precautions.
  • Worked on a small crew to trim trees for line clearance of the power lines for the power company.
  • Started out as a ground-man and worked up to certified HV Line Clearance Tree Trimmer and then to Foreman.
  • Trimmed trees in accordance to line clearance specifications for the utility with whom my company was under contract.

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21. MOW

average Demand
Here's how MOW is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Operated mowers, tractors, weed eaters, and snow plows* Operated heavy equipment, including dump and bucket trucks
  • Planted and maintained vegetation through activities such as mulching, fertilizing, watering, mowing, and pruning.
  • Operate powered equipment such as mowers, tractors, chain-saws, electric clippers, and sod cutters.
  • Operated tractors, various styles of riding lawnmowers, and grass, tree and shrub trimming equipment.
  • Cut grass weed eater feed animals watered plants fix mowers drove tractor worked on plumbing.
  • Job attached - mowed, weed eating, general labor work - grounds keeping work.
  • Performed duties such as weeding, trimming, and mowing.
  • Repair sidewalks, cut lawns with riding and push mower.
  • Worked with trimmers, mowers, and other lawn equipment.
  • Cut lawns using manual and electrical lawn mowers.
  • Trimmed hedges and mowed lawns.
  • Maintained landscape Mowed lawns, cut bamboo, trimmed ivy, maintained ponds, removed and planted trees
  • Mowed the golf course lawn Maintained the greens, and cleaned out the bunkers.
  • Weed wack, 3 years experience mowing lawns on zero turns.
  • Maintained campus grounds (eg., mowed, edged, weed-eated); relocated furniture in buildings*Summer job only*
  • Ground person - chainsaw, move branches, mark fences and obstacles for mower to come thru designated area
  • Maintain terminal grounds & other airport properties Clean and maintain equipment Operate zero turn & wing deck mowers
  • Used ferris/toro/ and exmark zero turn mowers.
  • Clean Up,Mowing,Weed Eating,Driver,Mulching,Planting,Pruning.
  • Rake and Clean Debris Mow Lawns Haul Heavy Debris Trim Shrubs Plant Flowers Snow Removal

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22. Snow Removal

average Demand
Here's how Snow Removal is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Snow removal for sidewalks, driveways, and roofs.
  • Snow removal/sanding on public walkways.
  • Cut, chip and clear debris Plow, shovel and lead a crew for snow removal
  • Landscape design Lawn maintenance Spring Cleanups Fall Cleanups Snow removal Log splitting Tree pruning
  • Completed minor repairs landscaping and snow removal
  • Operated various snow removal equipment.

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23. Weather Conditions

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Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Labor in extreme weather conditions.
  • Perform physically demanding work outdoors regardless of weather conditions.
  • Weather conditions were always rough but I worked sun up to sun down on the weekends to get the job done.
  • Schedule work for crews, depending on work priorities, crew or equipment availability, or weather conditions.
  • Performed a variety of heavy manual labor under unfavorable weather conditions, for extended periods of time.
  • Schedule work for crews, depending on work priorities, crew or equipment availability, or weather conditions.

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24. Safe Zone

average Demand
Here's how Safe Zone is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Define the staging area and safe zones on the jobsite.
  • Keep tools in the staging area and safe zone.

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25. Osha

average Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Contributed to 1 year of safety standards set by OSHA and saved the company lots of funds by preventing accidents.
  • Certified OSHA-approved Qualified Line Clearance/Tree Trimmer.
  • Cleaned work area* Followed, enforced OSHA regulations* Some customer relations
  • Complied with all regulatory requirements and company policies such as OSHA, MSDS, health and safety and lawn maintenance.
  • Conducted weekly safety meetings at all three locations to assure OSHA regulations were followed.
  • Gained experience with fiber optics, team building, OSHA safety standards, cable and internet systems

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26. Chip Truck

average Demand
Here's how Chip Truck is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Performed ground man tasks,drove chip trucks
  • Maintained equipment including Chip truck, chipper, and chainsaws.
  • Drive chip trucks to job locations.
  • Tree climber, grounds man, chip truck operator and Arborist in training.
  • Climbed with spikes only trees to be removed, spikless on prunings..chipped all brush into chip truck and dumped at proper sites..

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27. General Maintenance

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Here's how General Maintenance is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Performed routine maintenance for burial sites, lawn care, and general maintenance of the grounds.
  • Performed general maintenance duties thru out the building complex and make work orders to replace faucets and other parts as needed.
  • Maintained equipment needed through performing a variety of safety checks and general maintenance operations, while observing proper safety.
  • Perform preventative and general maintenance and assist with minor repairs to buildings and mechanical operating systems.
  • Perform general maintenance on sanitary and mechanical systems of buildings.
  • Performed general maintenance on school property equipment.

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28. Company Vehicle

average Demand
Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Assisted transmission and distribution lineman; in completing maintenance installation on industrial powerlines Performed all preventive maintenance on company vehicles
  • Monitor surroundings * Operated cherry picker & bucket truck * Drove company vehicle to residential and commercial properties
  • Adhered to operation of company vehicles, inventory and company equipment.
  • Delivered materials using company vehicles.
  • Loaded/unloaded heavy equipment on and off company vehicle.
  • Provide mechanical services to company vehicles.

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29. Rail Cars

low Demand
Here's how Rail Cars is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Engineered a locomotive to ship the rail cars, out to the mainline for Burlington Northern BNSF for pick up.
  • Operate crane that travels on railroad track to transport freight safely to assigned and designated rail cars.
  • Load and unload containers from rail cars.for outside drivers to be picked up and be deliverd to their customers
  • Operate locomotive for rail moves.Load and unload LPG rail cars.
  • Climbed up and down rail cars to unlock intermodal containers.

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30. Transmission Lines

low Demand
Here's how Transmission Lines is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Maintained a safe work environment while working at different KU Substations with distribution and transmission lines.
  • Pulled high voltage transmission lines and replaced old lines for three months.
  • Line clearance for distribution lines and some transmission lines for electric company
  • Build and maintain substations and transmission lines on mine property.
  • Worked on transmission lines and transmission towers
  • Repair of electrical distribution and transmission lines, and equipment Followed highly standards and procedures to maintain a safe work environment

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31. General Labor

low Demand
Here's how General Labor is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Provided any general labor service needed to supervisors.
  • Perform general labor, landscaping, computer repair, auto mechanics, etc.
  • Provide general labor skills for tree preservation LLC.
  • Performed all general maintenance and handled tools, general labor, operated Bobcat.
  • Run chainsaw drag brush pole saw and silky work general labor
  • General labor for construction of highway sound barrier walls.

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32. CPR

low Demand
Here's how CPR is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Received Certified CPR License, Automated External Defibrillator AED Certification, DOT Certification.
  • Received certifications in: Information Technology Fundamentals Maintenance, Ground Radar Systems Apprentice, American Heart Association CPR/AED Course.
  • Certified Climber Trimmer - certified bucket truck operator - certified specialized equipment operator - certified in CPR and First Aid
  • Certified in Traffic Control, Tree Felling, First Aid CPR.
  • Required to maintain CPR/BSL at all times.
  • Trained in CPR, First Aid, and Rescue Operations.

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33. DUG

low Demand
Here's how DUG is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Replaced poles, dug holes, pulled wire, repaired equipment for linemen, loaded truck.
  • cleaned warehouse and dug holes to lay gas lines
  • Flagged Traffic Dug holes for electricity poles Laid out equipment for Lineman
  • Removed & replaced telephone pedestals for AT&T Dug up water & electric lines Dug up septic tanks Landscaping

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34. Grounds Maintenance

low Demand
Here's how Grounds Maintenance is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Summer worker performing grounds maintenance: grass cutting, herbicide application, etc.
  • Supervised approximately twelve employees with grounds maintenance, maintaining all designated areas
  • Performed general grounds maintenance and landscaping for condominium complex.
  • Performed general park/grounds maintenance duties.
  • Preformed routine building and grounds maintenance
  • Performed minor grounds maintenance to include snow removal from entrances, walkways, roofs and common spaces and putting down salt.

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35. Hand Signals

low Demand
Here's how Hand Signals is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Guide to the crane operator using hand signals that follow safety guidelines.
  • Chip branches, knowledge of knot tying, stay attentive to climber's visual cues and hand signals and act promptly.
  • Respond to visual cues and hand signals from the Climber and acting promptly with ground support.

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36. Company Truck

low Demand
Here's how Company Truck is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Drive company truck, use of various hand and power tools to complete the job.
  • Clean, fuel, and load fourteen company trucks for the following work day.
  • Turn on and off power for Duke Energy, oversee employees work, work independently in company truck in the field.
  • Maintain a clean work area by cleaning and organizing the company trucks.
  • Refuel and perform maintenance on company truck and bucket.
  • Performed various duties such as assisting in the backing in and out of company truck and trailers.

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37. Flower Beds

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Here's how Flower Beds is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Trimmed and edged around wall, flower beds and walkways using the weed cutters and edging tools.
  • Trim and pick flowers, and clean flower beds.
  • Trim and edge around walk, flower beds, and walls.
  • Build flower beds, plant flowers and trees, cutgrass, weed eat, and cut hedges.
  • Cut lawn using hand, power or riding mower and trim and edge around walks, flower beds, and walls.
  • Used lawn equipment to maintain grass, trees, flower beds, and paper pickup around the outside of where house.

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38. Crew Members

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Here's how Crew Members is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Act as spotter for crew members in trees during take-down, including use of safety ropes.
  • Assure safety of crew members while cutting limbs and trees Conduct traffic flow for crew
  • Facilitated harmonious working relationships with crew members to prevent problems and conflicts.
  • Ensured that all crew members utilized all required personal protective equipment.
  • Performed services to support crew members in trimming, removing, planting and maintaining trees and vegetation.
  • Maintain climbing gear and safe work practices of myself and other crew members.

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39. Safety Practices

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Here's how Safety Practices is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Maintain industrial-level standards of sanitation, bio-security and safety practices.
  • Complied with and enforced on the job safety practices in accordance with State/Federal laws.
  • Adhere to safety practices and procedures such as checking equipment regularly.
  • have an understanding of electrical equipment procedures and safety practices in all environments.
  • Ground man Adhere to safety practices and procedures, such as checking equipment regularly and erecting barriers around work areas.

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40. PPE

low Demand
Here's how PPE is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Maintained chainsaws, chippers, trucks; brought trees down safely; roped down big limbs; cleaned brush, etc.
  • Insert tree brushes and logs from the work site into the chipper so it can be disposed in the proper area.
  • Assisted climbers in all aspects of ground support; removing brush, operating chipper, dump truck, chainsaw.
  • Operate and maintain machinery used in tree work, such as brush chippers, chainsaws, and leaf blowers.
  • Use a chainsaw to cut brush, logs and stumps of larger trees and feeds into wood chipper.
  • Operate boom trucks, loaders, chippers, stump grinders, gas saws and other equipment and tools.
  • Operated cutting saw, chipper, and boom trucks with outriggers, buckets, and grapple arm.
  • Mopped the stairwells inside the building, cut grass, trimmed bushes, general landscaping.
  • Operated a wood chipper, operated a boom, helped remove brush from working sites.
  • Cleared land by safely operating chain saws, skid steers, chippers and stump grinders.
  • Worked as a groundsmen running ropes, operating chainsaws, operating chipper and other machines.
  • Operated bucket trucks, chippers, stump grinders and all types of chain saws.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on diesel truck, off road diesel chipper, and chainsaws.
  • Pulled brush to the wood chipper, safely operating chain saws, wood chipper.
  • Utilized a wood chipper and chainsaw to minimize size of branch for easy discard.
  • Operate commercial wood chipper for tree limbs and brush according to company safety guidelines.
  • Helped in wiring houses* Installations and commercial installations* Picked up and dropped off parts
  • Chopped trees from the ground and dispose of branches in wood chipper.
  • Use wood chipper and chainsaw to rid of brush and unwanted materials.
  • Operated chain saws, tree chippers, stump grinders, and Bobcat.

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41. Safety Hazards

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Here's how Safety Hazards is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Located and removed safety hazards from disturbed environments and reinforced areas at risk.
  • Be aware of all safety hazards at all times.
  • Inspect playground and play equipment and remove safety hazards.
  • Promoted building security by locking doors and checking electrical appliances for safety hazards.
  • Assessed grounds daily for safety hazards and developed timely business needs accordingly.
  • Alerted supervisor and co-workers of any potential safety hazards.

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42. Light Poles

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Here's how Light Poles is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Set up street light poles by running wire, replacing wire, and maintaining wire.
  • Installed light poles for commercial and residential business We had a crew of 5 that worked as a team.
  • Set holes for light poles Shot bores Pot holes for utilities

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43. IBC

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Here's how IBC is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Stay ahead of the crane unlocking or behind the crane locking IBC's on double stacked train cars.
  • Remove and insert inner box connectors for shipment containers Unlock and lock IBC on container
  • Make sure containers have IBC ( locks ).

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44. Setting Poles

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Here's how Setting Poles is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Job Duties: Setting poles including tamping, framing, grounding, and guide wires.
  • Followed orders of Lineman and operator in framing and setting poles .
  • Assisted the linemen by setting poles, climbing poles, working on and testing underground vaults for contamination.
  • Assisted with assembling and attaching braces and pins to cross-arms, and setting poles.
  • Experienced hanging guy wires, unloading poles, framing poles, and setting poles.
  • Dig pole holes and guides, assisted in setting poles.

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45. Street Lights

low Demand
Here's how Street Lights is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Install outdoor street lights and underground power.
  • Line work -Underground Construction, installation Ground man- installation of street lights and camera's
  • Installed Street lights to provide light for residential neighborhoods and commercial streets.
  • Installed/Pulled wire for Traffic Signals and Street Lights.
  • Installed and hooked up transformers, secondary pedistols, house boxes and street lights.

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46. Storm Damage

low Demand
Here's how Storm Damage is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Storm Damage Rebuild, Tornado Restoration
  • Remove fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.
  • Extricate fallen trees, limbs and related debris lying on and around power lines resulting from storm damage.
  • Worked on some storm damage and assisted in routine maintenance on the power lines.
  • Remove fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.
  • Worked after-hours with on-call crews on trouble calls and emergency storm damage/power outages.

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47. DOT

low Demand
Here's how DOT is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Ensured all activity and personnel complied with OSHA and DOT safety regulations.
  • Work on trucks and trailers to ensure that they meet DOT standards.
  • Fill out DOT inspection forms daily for all five trucks.
  • Set up jobs in accordance to DOT guidelines.

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48. Ensure Safety

low Demand
Here's how Ensure Safety is used in Grounds Person jobs:
  • Do daily inspections of equipment to ensure safety and productivity.
  • Spotted equipment and fellow employees to ensure safety.
  • Communicated with home and business owners to ensure safety and satisfaction.
  • Helped ensure safety and efficiency of climbers as well as fellow groundsmen through communication and teamwork.
  • Assist foreman and oversee the ground crew to ensure safety, efficiency and productivity.
  • Stage brush in trailer tie rope off to ensure safety of falling limbs

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20 Most Common Skill for a Grounds Person

Safety Procedures17.9%
Chain Saws16.9%
Bucket Truck9.8%
Job Site6.7%
Heavy Equipment6.2%
Dump Truck5.5%
Telephone Poles5.2%
Stump Grinder3.8%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Grounds Person

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
14.3%
14.3%
2
2
Chain Saws
Chain Saws
13.5%
13.5%
3
3
Bucket Truck
Bucket Truck
7.9%
7.9%
4
4
Job Site
Job Site
5.4%
5.4%
5
5
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
5%
5%
6
6
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
4.4%
4.4%
7
7
Telephone Poles
Telephone Poles
4.1%
4.1%
8
8
Stump Grinder
Stump Grinder
3%
3%
9
9
Bobcat
Bobcat
2.8%
2.8%
10
10
Tree Removal
Tree Removal
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Trim Bushes
Trim Bushes
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Customer Service
Customer Service
2%
2%
14
14
CDL
CDL
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Boom Truck
Boom Truck
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Prune
Prune
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Traffic Control
Traffic Control
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Tree Limbs
Tree Limbs
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Excess Branches
Excess Branches
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Line Clearance
Line Clearance
1.1%
1.1%
21
21
MOW
MOW
1%
1%
22
22
Snow Removal
Snow Removal
1%
1%
23
23
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Safe Zone
Safe Zone
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Osha
Osha
0.9%
0.9%
26
26
Chip Truck
Chip Truck
0.9%
0.9%
27
27
General Maintenance
General Maintenance
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Rail Cars
Rail Cars
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Transmission Lines
Transmission Lines
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
General Labor
General Labor
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
CPR
CPR
0.8%
0.8%
33
33
DUG
DUG
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Grounds Maintenance
Grounds Maintenance
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Hand Signals
Hand Signals
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Company Truck
Company Truck
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Flower Beds
Flower Beds
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Crew Members
Crew Members
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Safety Practices
Safety Practices
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
PPE
PPE
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Safety Hazards
Safety Hazards
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Light Poles
Light Poles
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
IBC
IBC
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Setting Poles
Setting Poles
0.5%
0.5%
45
45
Street Lights
Street Lights
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Storm Damage
Storm Damage
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
DOT
DOT
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Ensure Safety
Ensure Safety
0.4%
0.4%

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