Top Tree Trimmer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Tree Trimmer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Tree Trimmer resumes they appeared on. For example, 14.0% of Tree Trimmer resumes contained Chain Saws as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Tree Trimmer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Chain Saws

high Demand
Here's how Chain Saws is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Prepared power and manual equipment of chain saws, pruners, saws, ropes and personal harnesses.
  • Operate chain saws, bucket on bucket truck, drive truck and trailer for limb and log removal
  • Operated chain saws, pole saws (both manual and motorized) hand saws, and pruners.
  • Operated wood chipper, chain saws, trucks, various hand tools for trimming and landscaping.
  • Experienced in using hand tools such as gas powered, hydraulic chain saws and pull saws.
  • Use chain saws and hand saws from boom to safely remove trees in limited areas.
  • Perform cleaning, maintenance and repair duties on various sized chain saws and wood chipper.
  • Operated tree trimming and maintenance such as chippers, stump grinders, and chain saws.
  • Trimmed trees, Operated Stump grinder, Chain saws, and hauled away debris.
  • Experienced with equipment such as pruning saws, clippers, chain saws and ropes.
  • Operate chain saws, rig tree limbs to be lowered from above houses.
  • Inspect the chain saws, and replace any wore or broken parts.
  • Experienced working with chain saws, trimmers, shredders, and clippers.
  • Operated various chain saws, mulching machine, grinders and pruning tools.
  • Utilized chain saws and worked with crew to safely cut trees.
  • Trimmed trees, operated chain saws, cleaned up and removed wood
  • Operated chain saws, tree trimmers, and wood chip machines2.
  • Utilize chain saws and work crews to safely cut down tress.
  • Pruned treetops, using chain saws and pruning shears.
  • Used wood chipper and repaired chain saws.

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2. Safety Devices

high Demand
Here's how Safety Devices is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Climbed trees with safety devices to properly cut down limbs.
  • Cut away dead, obstructive or excess branches from trees and shrubbery Climbed trees with safety devices to properly cut down limbs
  • Utilize chain saws and work crews to safely cut down limbs Climb trees with safety devices to properly cut down limbs
  • Climbed trees with safety devices to properly cut areas non assessable to power or lift tools.
  • Remove debris and cart away large limbs for disposal.Climb trees with safety devices to properly cut down limbs.

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3. Bucket Truck

high Demand
Here's how Bucket Truck is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Have a class B license to drive bucket trucks and have personally climbed over 110ft in my responsibilities with my employer.
  • Moved up to Bucket work operating bucket trucks and make sure everything was up to maintenance and code on the vehicles.
  • Climbed and trimmed trees from the power lines, maintained equipment, chipped brush and wood, and operated bucket truck.
  • Climbed trees when bucket truck was not accessible and ran a skid steer with a brush mowing head clearing right-a-ways.
  • Operated hydraulic lift-bucket truck for duties related to tree handling and removal; processed and prepared daily operation reports.
  • Trimmed trees around power lines using a bucket truck, picked up brush with and operated a clam truck.
  • Tree Trimmer: Operated bucket truck and power saw to clear tree limbs and debris from power lines.
  • Operate a bucket truck, chipper, loader, dump truck, and haul loads on trailers.
  • Utilized climbing equipment, bucket truck, crane, chainsaw, hand-saws and pruners to accomplish tasks.
  • Operated safely and effectively a standard/Large Chainsaw, Pruner pole, Hand Saw and Lift bucket Truck.
  • Pruned trees, shrubs and hedges using chainsaws, hand saws, bucket trucks and wood chippers.
  • Worked both climbing and using a bucket truck to trim right of way for the EMC.
  • Drive and operate company bucket trucks, requiring type A and B commercial driver s licenses.
  • Required the use of a bucket truck 65 and 100 feet to trim around high lines.
  • Operate chainsaw from a bucket truck, operate wood chipper, mark trees before cutting.
  • Clear branches around power lines, using climbing equipment, bucket trucks and cutting tool.
  • Utilized bucket truck to trim trees at heights where trees were growing near power lines.
  • Climb trees or operate extendable bucket truck to trim tree limbs away from power lines.
  • Operated dump trucks, bucket trucks, flat bed trailers, farm tractor etc.
  • Climbed and used bucket truck to reach branches interfering with wires and transmission towers.

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4. Tree Removal

high Demand
Here's how Tree Removal is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Assisted with trimming trees, cutting down trees and feeding the trees into a chipper, as well as tree removal.
  • Cut trees and tree removal, stump grinding, bucket truck operator, small engines mechanic, and truck mechanic.
  • Volunteer services in tree removal and disposal during storms in order for ComEd to restore power and services to clients.
  • Brush cutting, tree removal and clearing; worked in all types of terrain and around high voltage transmission power lines
  • Directed a crew of up to 8 employees in residential tree removal of species up to 200 feet tall.
  • Directed crew of four men in all aspects of tree removal, freeing manager to grow account base.
  • Performed all landscaping duties, sprinkler repair and installation, conducted tree trimming and tree removal service.
  • Executed successful planning for large areas of tree removal on a timely and effective manner.
  • Experienced tree trimmer, roping, pruning, climbing, and tree removal.
  • Tree felling, tree removal, tree climbing, and work around power lines
  • Completed large scale tree removal with cranes, ropes and lowering devices.
  • Tree removal, stump grinding, Limb chipping, and general tree care
  • Tree Removal * Chipper Operator * Dump truck and boom lift operator
  • Tree Removal, Climbing and Trimming trees.
  • Tree removal, climber, cleanup.
  • Assist with tree removal & tree manicuring
  • Trim trees, tree removal, chip brush, cleanup work area, and logging
  • Tree trimming, tree take downs, tree removal and chipping brush.
  • Tree Trimming - Tree Removal - Tree Chipping
  • Fort Atkinson, WI Arborist Duties included tree trimming, tree removal, specifically around power lines.

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5. Excess Branches

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Here's how Excess Branches is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Tree CutterCut away dead or excess branches from trees or shrubs.
  • Cut away dead, obstructive, or excess branches.
  • Cut away or excess branches from power lands
  • Cut away dead and excess branches.
  • Cut away dead excess branches from trees, by using hydraulic booms and chainsaws and other arborist equipment.
  • Cut away dead or excess branches Load/Unload Equipment on/off trucks Assist clients with appointments Transplant and remove trees and shrubs

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6. Line Clearance

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Here's how Line Clearance is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Trim tree's for 12kv distribution power line clearance in accordance with TCIA and ANSI standards.
  • Well trained on safety in climbing and line clearance all i now how to do best
  • Power line clearance, climbing crew, make sure job was performed safely and efficiently.
  • Utilize power line clearance and climbing techniques to ensure job may be done safely.
  • Truck foreman, brush hog foreman, line clearance, and MSE clearance.
  • Obtained certified tree feller certificate, and certified line clearance qualification standards.
  • Tree Trimmer/Line Clearance Residential* Operate loaders* Drive Heavy Equipment - Dump trucks/Cranes
  • Performed daily line clearance (tree trimming) of power lines.
  • Completed line clearance, safety and right-of-way requirements and storm work.
  • Maintain Line Clearance and Rights of Way Specifications of Electric Company Utilities
  • Line clearance completed by either climbing or aerial bucket truck.
  • Clear tree limbs out of power line clearance zone.
  • Line clearance service, aerial side trimming and tree climbing
  • Provide utility line clearance and tree trimming for SMUD.
  • Worked on line clearance crew clearing for utility company.
  • Do residential work and line clearance.
  • Tree trimming services and line clearance.
  • Tree trim for power line clearance.
  • Provided line clearance for PPL Utilities.
  • Line clearance for electric companies.

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7. Aerial Boom Trucks

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Here's how Aerial Boom Trucks is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Operated tree trimming and maintenance equipment such as aerial boom trucks, chippers, stump grinders, and chainsaws.

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8. Tree Limbs

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Here's how Tree Limbs is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Started as a groundsman picking up cut tree limbs and other debris.
  • Block and tackle work with rigging and roping of various tree limbs.
  • Used power saw to cut tree limbs; cleared and stacked debris
  • Operate lift bucket and safely use chainsaw to clear tree limbs.
  • Gather and mulch ground debris and tree limbs.
  • Take down tree limbs from above power lines.
  • Clear electrical line of trees and tree limbs.
  • Trim tree limbs away from power lines.
  • Job included removing tree's and tree limbs from houses, buildings, power lines and road way's.
  • Help with trimming tree limbs and removal of trees, bushes and shrubs, grinding down stumps.
  • Cut, trim tree limbs, cut grass, and weed eat curbs and driveways.
  • Cut tree limbs and branches to clean up the appearance of trees.
  • Cleaned up tree limbs and cleared power lines.Cleared the area for a safe living environment for the community.
  • removed tree limbs from power lines for local utility company
  • Clear power lines from tree limbs..
  • trim trees cut tree limbs and stumps grind stumps haul the trees off
  • cut trees down mulch tree limbs basicly clean up after they were cut down
  • line main) I was responsible for the removal of tree limbs, and branches to clear the power lines.
  • Load the the trimmed tree/tree limbs into the trailer to take to dump.
  • Trimmed / hedge yards - Cut tree limbs wasing power saws - Cleaned / desposed of limbs

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9. Prune Trees

high Demand
Here's how Prune Trees is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Tree Trimming Drove and set up aerial bucket truck and chipper to trim and prune trees and put brush in chipper.
  • Trim and prune trees and bushes, mowed yards, raked leafs, and staked wood.
  • Trim and prune trees: using chainsaws Bucked up trees/Groung stumps

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10. Stump Grinder

high Demand
Here's how Stump Grinder is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Run brush chipper, cleanup crew, driver, snow plowing, backhoe operator, and stump grinder operator.
  • Completed tree trimming and removal projects utilizing bucket truck, stump grinder, and chipper.
  • Operate a stump grinder, power saws and other equipment and tools.
  • Operated boon lift, chipper, chain saw, and stump grinder.
  • Operated aerial lifts, stump grinders, chippers and water trucks.
  • Performed tree removals and ran the stump grinder
  • Operated diesel stump grinder and chipper.
  • Removed stumps using a stump grinder.
  • Maintained and operated stump grinder.
  • Operated chainsaw and stump grinders.
  • Used pole saws, pole hooks, stump grinders.
  • Operated bucket truck; stump grinder Climbed trees; trimmed and removed tree branches and stumps
  • Operated tree trimming equipment including chipper, stump grinder, dumptruck and chainsaws.
  • Operate tree mowers, stump grinders, man lifts, boom trucks, dozers and class A trucks.
  • Trim trees around power line Operate chainsaws, chipper, stump grinder, boom truck Maintain safe working environment

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11. Dump Truck

high Demand
Here's how Dump Truck is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Snow removal, hauling and dumping in winter with ATV's, dump trucks and skid steers.
  • Trimmed and removed trees, loader driver, aerial truck, dump truck bobcat operator
  • Drive boom truck and dump truck drop off loads to destination.
  • Operate dump truck and perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Cut down trees using a boom truck, drive dump truck, drag and chip brush, and clean up.
  • Worked with chainsaws, tree chipper, and dump truck.
  • Operated brush chipper, chain saw, dump truck and versilift equipment.
  • Trim trees tribe dump truck with loads of wood to dump spot
  • trim trees drive dump trucks.
  • Operate dump trucks with attached chippers, trailers, and air brakes .
  • performed all maintence on a Dodge 4500 dump truck, International straight truck, bandit chipper, and a Takeuchi TB140.

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12. Heavy Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Operated power saw and other heavy equipment safely.
  • Assisted in maintaining all heavy equipment such as shredder, mulcher.
  • Operated some light and heavy equipment including a chainsaw and woodchipper.
  • Work around chainsaws and heavy equipment everyday always putting safety first.AccomplishmentsI moved up fairly quickly in this job.
  • Drag brush run heavy equipment., Running a chipper, climbing trees , running a chain saw.
  • Work with Chainsaws, Heavy equipment operator (boom,grapple trucks) hydraulic operated.
  • learned how to run chainsaws and heavy equipment in an expert manner.
  • turned down Foreman job for Retail Management positionSkills Usedclimbing, rigging, roping, operating heavy equipment.
  • Attended work in a timely manner Attained journeyman's card Operated heavy equipment

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13. Job Site

high Demand
Here's how Job Site is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Performed a safety check of the job site by assessing the tree line is clear of the power lines for climbing.
  • Aided in the process of trimming trees removed all debris ground out stumps cleaned up job site drove a bucket truck
  • Create work plans and instruct each team member of specific job duties at every job site.
  • Ground cleanup on job site each day by using back pack blowers, rakes etc.
  • Chip brush and clean up job site to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Cut down trees- Trimmed trees- Operated specialized saws- Operated wood chipper- Cleaned up job site
  • Maintained job site by cleaning, raking and regular upkeep throughout each day.
  • Use of personal protective equipment and daily logs of hazards on job site.
  • Help out setting the tools and equipment ready for the job site.
  • Collected brush and debris from job site and safely operated chipping machine.
  • Repaired any damage that may have inadvertently transpired on the job site.
  • Prepped truck with proper tooling, fluids, documentation for job sites.
  • Go to job site alone and work from time to time.
  • Utilized Class B license by driving chipper trucks to job sites.
  • Complete the safety meeting before driving to the job site.
  • Drive former employees to and farm job site with bus.
  • Secure the job site, traffic control when needed.
  • Read maps of electrical lines to locate job sites.
  • Performed tasks as requested by the job site foreman.
  • Maintained safety on the job site.

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14. Customer Service

high Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Provided excellent and efficient customer services.
  • Provide excellent customer service, and provide information to the public regarding trees, such as advice on tree care.
  • Tree and limb disintegration, bob-cat operator, lumber foreman, utility truck driver, debris clean-up, customer service
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers and the public by utilizing good customer service principles.
  • Rope operations, clearing of ground debris, chipping, customer service and relations.
  • Provide excellent customer service skills and above satisfactory work for clients.
  • Provide excellent customer service when responding and working with customers.
  • Assisted in customer service by handling clients needs directly.
  • Provide customer service to clients while at their homes.
  • Trimmed a variety of trees planted plants, flowers and mowed lawn Extended excellent customer service to residential and business customers.
  • Trimmed trees according to state standards away from utility and transmission lines Provided customer service for residential tree jobs
  • Drive bucket and dump trucks to work sites * Run chipper and trim trees * Chauffeurs license * Customer service
  • Hired and terminated employees Contract fulfillment Production control Equipment Maintenance Staffing and scheduling Customer Service
  • Trim tree drag/chip brush beginner climber rigging /roping aerial lift operator customer service

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15. Climb Ladders

average Demand
Here's how Climb Ladders is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Climb trees, using climbing hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas.
  • Climb trees, using climbing hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas.

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16. CDL

average Demand
Here's how CDL is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and worksite clean-up CDL class B license
  • Aquired a Cdl and eventually became a crew leader.
  • Operate gas power chainsaws, front end loader,bobcat Accomplishments* Tree experience* Team workSkills UsedCDL and Tree skills
  • Possess CDL class B operator license.
  • Maintain CDL class B drivers license.
  • Drive and maneuver Non-CDL dump truck with attached trailer/chipper on and off road to work sites.

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17. Lubricate Tools

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Here's how Lubricate Tools is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Clean, sharpen, and lubricate tools and equipment.
  • Clean,sharpen, and lubricate tools and equipment.

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18. Aerial Lifts

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Here's how Aerial Lifts is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Operate equipment and tools such as aerial lifts, cranes, ropes and chainsaws Layout survey work and flagging duties.

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19. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Learned basic elements of safety procedures and large-scale tree trimming practices.
  • Cut branches away from powerlines utilizing safety procedures.
  • Clear trees, brush and vegetation from power lines * Operate power tools and hand tools, follow work safety procedures
  • Train 3 man crew in safety procedures and how to perform job.
  • Follow safety procedures to insure safety and quality service.
  • Maintain equipment with going through routine safety procedures/meetings.

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20. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Used power tools or hand tools, as well as all required safety equipment.
  • Experienced in using all mechanic hand tools.
  • Operate boom trucks, chippers, chainsaws, hand tools.
  • Tree trimming, spraying , use numerous hand tools, bucket trucks and any type of equipment needed for the job,
  • Trimmed / removed trees next to powerlines using circle saws, stick-saws, chainsaws and other power and hand tools.
  • Pruned and trimmed Christmas trees utilizing hand tools Hand-weeded around trees Weed-whipped other areas around the tree farm

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21. Tree Stumps

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Here's how Tree Stumps is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Cleared sites, streets, and grounds of tree stumps and fallen trees and limbs.
  • Trimmed trees and shrubbery, dug out tree stumps, maintained the work trucks.
  • Grind and remove tree stumps.
  • qualified to haul away logs, remove tree stumps, and grind down stumps while also providing bucket truck services.

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22. Reshape Trees

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Here's how Reshape Trees is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Reshape trees to create aesthetically pleasing shapes.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Reshape trees to create aesthetically pleasing shapes.

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23. Attractive Shapes

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Here's how Attractive Shapes is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
  • Trimmed, the tops and reshaped trees to achieve attractive shapes.

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24. Tree Service

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Here's how Tree Service is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Helped my dad with his tree service company by cleaning up debris and yard waste and putting it into a trailer.
  • Switched from Nelson tree service to Wright tree service when they took over the contract with the local utility.
  • Light maintenance Mowed Lawns, trimmed trees/bushes, Salt/plowed Snow, maintained yard CROWNSMAN/TREE TRIMMER KELLY'S TREE SERVICE
  • Trimmed trees for houses and inner city businesses for a licensed tree services as a sub-contractor.
  • Lead climber for tree service.
  • Tree Service Performed maintenance and up keep of saws and equipment used for trimming, cut down and removal of trees.
  • tree service, DesMoines, IA Trimming and removal of tree species, under and around power lines.
  • Trimmed trees along power lines Davey Tree Expert Company* Supervised tree trimming crew Shade Tree Service* Grounds man* Bucket truck boom operator
  • Inform customers about products and demonstrate their use.Coconut's Tree Service Pahoa, HawaiiPalm and coconut tree thinning.
  • Light maintenanceMowed Lawns, trimmed trees/bushes, Salt/plowed Snow, maintained yardCROWNSMAN/TREE TRIMMER KELLY'S TREE SERVICE

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25. Herbaceous Materials

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Here's how Herbaceous Materials is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Clear sites, streets, and grounds of woody and herbaceous materials, such as tree stumps and fallen trees.
  • Clear sites, streets, and grounds of woody and herbaceous materials.

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26. Traffic Control

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Here's how Traffic Control is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Perform traffic control to ensure safety of cars, pedestrians and tree crew in traffic areas.
  • Practiced safe traffic control (flagging), placing warning signs (Workers Ahead).
  • Maintained traffic control devices in accordance with DOT and State regulations.
  • Performed routine traffic control, while being conscientious of workers safety.
  • Established safe worksite, including implementing traffic control plans.
  • Certified in KY D.O.T Traffic Control

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27. Trim Bushes

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Here's how Trim Bushes is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Trim bushes and over growth, clean up all clipping, plant required plants, pull weeds
  • Trim bushes, cut lawn, cut trees, occasional pool cleaning,
  • Trim bushes, plant small trees, pick large tree trimmings
  • Trim bushes and trees with saws.
  • Cut grass, trim bushes, weed eat, water plants, spray weeds Mop plus sweep hallways and trash out apartments
  • plant Accomplishments I was able to show other people how to trim bushes and trees and plant flowers and trees.

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28. Removal Operations

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Here's how Removal Operations is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using shovels, rakes or other tools.
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using shovels, rakes or other tools.
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles, using shovels, rakes or other tools.
  • Collect debris and refuse from tree trimming and removal operations into piles.
  • Clean sidewalks and streets after trimming or removal operations.

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29. Storm Damage

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Here's how Storm Damage is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Keep powerlines clear of storm damage debris, winterized trees & limbs, overgrowth, dead trees.
  • Worked many hours of overtime on storm damage control.
  • climb tree line clearance commercial work specializing in hazzardos trees due to storm damage
  • Removed fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.
  • Full service trimming, topping, lot clearing, stump removal, emergency storm damage service.
  • Remove fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.

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30. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Follow Engineering Drawings and work orders, Maintain OSHA Compliance- Hazard Exposure and Risk Assessment, Complies with Wright Safety Standards
  • Manage OSHA Safety Laws with crew of 6 workers Clear Trouble lines along roadways
  • Trimmed trees over power lines Drove vehicle with Class B endorsement Maintained safety according OSHA and state guidelines
  • Certified OSHA-approved Qualified Line Clearance/Tree Trimmer.
  • Contributed to 1 year of safety standards set by OSHA and saved the company lots of funds by preventing accidents.
  • Complied with all regulatory requirements and company policies such as OSHA, MSDS and health and safety.

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31. CPR

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Here's how CPR is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Completed defensive driving class as well as first aid and CPR certification.
  • Certificate in CPR & First Aid and MDA pesticide.
  • Bucket truck operator Wood chipper operator Chain saw operator Accomplishments CPR certified and certified tree trimmer.
  • Maintain files of all employees for expiration of license, CPR & First Aid, Health Cards.
  • Trained in CPR, First Aid, and Rescue Operations.
  • Certified Climber Trimmer - certified bucket truck operator - certified specialized equipment operator - certified in CPR and First Aid

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32. Tree Branches

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Here's how Tree Branches is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Worked with PSO to clear tree branches from power lines that possessed a threat for power outages.
  • Removed leaves, weeds, and damaged tree branches to create a tidy lawn.
  • Tree trimmer in clearing tree branches that interfere with electric power lines.
  • Trim tree branches off of distribution lines.
  • Trim tree branches off power lines; pick broken limbs and branches up off the ground.
  • Assist on taking down large tree branches.
  • Put cut tree branches into a wood chipper,log removal,clean up.

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33. Preventative Maintenance

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Here's how Preventative Maintenance is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Operate heavy machinery safely and quickly Conduct routine and preventative maintenance Clean-up worksite and shop
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment.

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34. Stump Removal

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Here's how Stump Removal is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Provided land clearing, storm damage, firewood and concrete driveway repair including cutting down trees and tree stump removal.
  • Tree trimming and cutting, stump removal
  • Managed all tree removal, pruning, stump removal and land-clearing services in the Santa Barbara and Goleta areas.
  • Tree Trimming, Stump Removal,Chipping
  • Clean and cut trees raised canopy cleanup exterior of a tree.. stump grind and stump removal
  • Power Line Clearance Chipping Brush Stump Removal Heavy Machinery Truck Driving Skills
  • Owner/certified tree trimmer Tree Trimming Tree Removal Stump Removal Tree Pruning Creative landscaping Sprinkler repair

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35. Tree Care

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Here's how Tree Care is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Cleaned the work-site after tree care service was completed to customer's satisfaction.
  • Use and maintenance of tools and equipment used in tree care.
  • Confer with property owners and the general public regarding tree care and maintenance.
  • Landscape Construction, , Professional Tree Care * Property Maintenance (mowing and snow removal)
  • tree care ran chipper cut up an cleaned down brush
  • Provide information to the public regarding trees, such as advice on tree care.

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36. Company Vehicle

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Here's how Company Vehicle is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Trimmed, cleared and removed trees, drove company vehicles and operated chainsaws and other equipment required for the job.
  • Remove all debris to company vehicle from client property while preventing damage to any other landscaping.
  • Operated the aerial lift and drove the company vehicle.
  • Keep all supplies in stock on company vehicle.
  • Maintain company vehicles and equipment.
  • Drive CDL required company vehicles.
  • Tree Climber, Flagger, Drove company vehicle, used chainsaw, weed eater, chipper, sprayer
  • Gathered brush for chipping Maintained company vehicle Sold and distributed freshly chipped mulch

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37. Crew Members

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Here's how Crew Members is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Observe other crew members for safety purposes.
  • Facilitated harmonious working relationships with crew members to prevent problems and conflicts.
  • People, Overhead wires along with knowing where crew members were at all times.
  • Act as spotter for crew members in trees during take-down, including use of safety ropes.
  • Conducted crew members test in order for the step progressions to be completed.
  • Train crew members daily, as to proper practices and procedures.

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38. Weather Conditions

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Here's how Weather Conditions is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Exposed to weather conditions, insects and extreme heights.
  • Limbed and pruned, removed a variety of tree species, in all weather conditions.
  • Trimmed Christmas trees and nurtured branches Safely climbed a ladder for every tree Worked in all weather conditions
  • Perform physically demanding work outdoors regardless of weather conditions.
  • Labor in extreme weather conditions.
  • Worked in ruff terrain and all weather conditions.

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39. General Condition

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Here's how General Condition is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Removed fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.
  • Remove fallen trees, stumps, fallen limbs, and related debris resulting from storm damage and general conditions.

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40. Safety Precautions

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Here's how Safety Precautions is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Followed specific Safety precautions'Trimmed and shaped trees to meet customer's specifications
  • Assessed trees for preparation to be cut down, and cleared surrounding areas for safety precautions.
  • Followed all safety precautions related to all work performed.
  • Utilize proper safety precautions related to all work performed.
  • Utilized proper safety precautions related to all work performed Performed general maintenance duties when assigned.

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41. Electrical Lines

low Demand
Here's how Electrical Lines is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Worked with different circuits of electrical lines clearing brush underneath them and trimming trees that are to close to the line.
  • Cut, trim and remove trees and brush with sole purpose of clearing electrical lines.
  • Trimmed trees to clear the way for phone lines and electrical lines.
  • Know the hazards associated with working around electrical lines.
  • Clear electrical lines of tree related hazards.
  • Trim electrical lines to clearance specifications set by Cullman Co-Operative or Alabama Power based on job location.
  • Responsibilitiescleared electrical lines of tree blockage... soil sterilent applicator for Mid American Energy power plants and sub stations.

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42. Tree Surgeons

low Demand
Here's how Tree Surgeons is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Pruned, cut down, fertilized, and sprayed trees as directed by tree surgeons.
  • Pruned, cut down and fertilized trees as directed by tree surgeons.

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43. Company Truck

low Demand
Here's how Company Truck is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Obtained a class C driver's license for driving all company trucks.
  • Drive and keep company truck neat and in order
  • Drive company truck and trailer to scheduled jobs.
  • Turn on and off power for Duke Energy, oversee employees work, work independently in company truck in the field.
  • Drive company truck, use of various hand and power tools to complete the job.
  • Refuel and perform maintenance on company truck and bucket.

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44. Chipper Truck

low Demand
Here's how Chipper Truck is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Cut and trim trees throughout the city while driving a chipper truck, dump trunk and a boom truck.
  • Operated brush chippers, chipper truck, bucket truck, and spray rigs.
  • Drive and maintain chipper truck.
  • Operate bucket truck , grapple truck , chipper truck.
  • Use of bucket and chipper trucks dump trucks, skip loaders, cranes, bobcats and stump grinders.

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45. Stump Chippers

low Demand
Here's how Stump Chippers is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Operate equipment and tools such as boom trucks, loaders, stump chippers, tractors, power saws and sprayers.
  • Operated: Stump chippers, brush clippers, power saws, sprayers, and other equipment and tools.
  • Operated boom trucks and front loaders, stump chippers and power saws and controlled traffic signs and cones.
  • Operated boom trucks, loaders, stump chippers, brush chippers, tractors, power saws, trucks, sprayers.

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46. Safety Meetings

low Demand
Here's how Safety Meetings is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Attended monthly safety meetings to ensure machine operation safety.
  • Hold monthly safety meetings; hold safety meetings at every job site.
  • Complete daily job briefings and safety meetings.
  • operated boom truck climbed poles and trees using safety harnesses attended daily safety meetings
  • Participate in Osha saftey classes, daily safety meetings and risk assessments.

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47. Utility Lines

low Demand
Here's how Utility Lines is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Tree trimming and removal of limbs from power and lines utility lines.
  • Trimmed back trees to clear the utility lines.

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48. Electric Company

low Demand
Here's how Electric Company is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Worked with the electric company during emergencies to restore power outages by clearing trees from power lines.
  • Contracted with an electric company that required us trim trees 15ft back away from powerlines.
  • Job Duties: Trimming right away for Santee Electric Company

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49. Utility Companies

low Demand
Here's how Utility Companies is used in Tree Trimmer jobs:
  • Provided tree clearance for utility companies Practiced teamwork to ensure safety of all workers and bystanders
  • Climbed and trimmed trees for utility companies
  • Tree trimming work for utility companies.
  • Trimmed and maintained trees around powerlines for local utility companies.
  • Developed expertise in communication systems cabling, circuitry and wiring through various projects for public utility companies.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Tree Trimmer

Chain Saws17.1%
Safety Devices12.6%
Bucket Truck11.5%
Tree Removal10.9%
Excess Branches7.4%
Line Clearance5.3%
Aerial Boom Trucks4.6%
Tree Limbs4.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Tree Trimmer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Chain Saws
Chain Saws
14%
14%
2
2
Safety Devices
Safety Devices
10.3%
10.3%
3
3
Bucket Truck
Bucket Truck
9.4%
9.4%
4
4
Tree Removal
Tree Removal
8.8%
8.8%
5
5
Excess Branches
Excess Branches
6%
6%
6
6
Line Clearance
Line Clearance
4.3%
4.3%
7
7
Aerial Boom Trucks
Aerial Boom Trucks
3.7%
3.7%
8
8
Tree Limbs
Tree Limbs
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
Prune Trees
Prune Trees
2.6%
2.6%
10
10
Stump Grinder
Stump Grinder
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Dump Truck
Dump Truck
2.1%
2.1%
12
12
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Job Site
Job Site
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
Climb Ladders
Climb Ladders
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
CDL
CDL
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
Lubricate Tools
Lubricate Tools
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Aerial Lifts
Aerial Lifts
1.3%
1.3%
19
19
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Tree Stumps
Tree Stumps
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Reshape Trees
Reshape Trees
1%
1%
23
23
Attractive Shapes
Attractive Shapes
1%
1%
24
24
Tree Service
Tree Service
1%
1%
25
25
Herbaceous Materials
Herbaceous Materials
1%
1%
26
26
Traffic Control
Traffic Control
1%
1%
27
27
Trim Bushes
Trim Bushes
1%
1%
28
28
Removal Operations
Removal Operations
0.8%
0.8%
29
29
Storm Damage
Storm Damage
0.8%
0.8%
30
30
Osha
Osha
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
CPR
CPR
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
Tree Branches
Tree Branches
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Preventative Maintenance
Preventative Maintenance
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
Stump Removal
Stump Removal
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Tree Care
Tree Care
0.5%
0.5%
36
36
Company Vehicle
Company Vehicle
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Crew Members
Crew Members
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
Weather Conditions
Weather Conditions
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
General Condition
General Condition
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
Safety Precautions
Safety Precautions
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Electrical Lines
Electrical Lines
0.4%
0.4%
42
42
Tree Surgeons
Tree Surgeons
0.4%
0.4%
43
43
Company Truck
Company Truck
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
Chipper Truck
Chipper Truck
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Stump Chippers
Stump Chippers
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Safety Meetings
Safety Meetings
0.3%
0.3%
47
47
Utility Lines
Utility Lines
0.3%
0.3%
48
48
Electric Company
Electric Company
0.3%
0.3%
49
49
Utility Companies
Utility Companies
0.3%
0.3%

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