Bucket Operator

Organization: Asplundh Tree Expert Co
Location: White River, Vermont, United States
End of contest: Aug 15, 2017
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Type (Full time / Part time): Full time
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We are currently seeking a BUCKET OPERATOR to join our team.

Essential Functions:

Under the direct supervision of the Foreperson, a Bucket Operator:

  • Plans, assigns, directs, checks, and coordinates work.
  • Responsible for quality and quantity of production and for following safe practices and rules while clearing and trimming trees and brush away from utility lines. 
  • Must be familiar with the electrical hazard.
  • Removes branches and tree material.
  • Operates a Bucket near energized lines.
  • Cleans up and disposes of all debris.
  • Operates and services equipment, such as gasoline, hydraulic tools, power saws, power winches, bucket, chipper, and sprayers. 
  • Uses hand-tools, such as axes, hand-lines, saws, block and tackle, pruners, etc.
  • Sprays brush and stumps, making proper and selective application of herbicides.
  • Obtains written or oral permission from property owners to trim or remove trees or perform other work on property. Arranges with customer or property owner to obtain access, advises of interruption, explains work to be done, etc.
  • Promotes and maintains good customer and public relations through the effective accomplishment of assigned work and the appropriate behavior of employees on the crew.
  • Safeguards employees and the public from hazards in and around work area
  • Cooperates with customers, police, and fire departments when blocking street or driveways. 
  • Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect employees and public. 
  • Performs tree and bucket rescue.
  • Trains new personnel.
  • Works in all temperatures and will be exposed to nature i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects.
  • Works near energized parts or equipment.
  • Works in traffic.
  • Works around excessive noise from machines, jackhammers, gas drills and other equipment with proper hearing protection.
  • Possesses working knowledge and be able to identify tree and shrub species.
  • Exposed to hazards of working near power equipment, traffic, high voltage wires, and falling limbs.
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