Equipment Operator - With DL

Organization: Asplundh Tree Expert Co
Location: Fort Payne, Alabama, 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 an Equipment Operator to join our team.

Essential Functions

  • Plans, assigns, directs, checks, and coordinates work.
  • Responsible for quality and quantity of production.
  • Performs all aspects of labor as necessary to keep crew operation flowing.
  • Ensures the overall safety, quality and production requirements of the crew are met.
  • Operates heavy equipment of various types to remove branches and tree material from electrical lines.
  • Cleans up and disposes of all debris.
  • Operates and services equipment such as gasoline, hydraulic tools, power saws, power winches, mower deck, weed whacker, chipper, and sprayers.
  • Uses hand-tools, such as axes, hand-lines, saws, block and tackle, pruners and other equipment as required.
  • 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.  
  • Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect employees and public.
  • Trains new personnel.
  • Work in all temperatures and will be exposed to nature i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects.
  • Exposed to traffic.
  • Keeps informed on new equipment, specifications, standard practices, operating procedures, and customer and company employee relations policies and practices.
  • Works near energized parts or equipment.
  • Exposed to 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.
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Asplundh Tree Expert Co
708 Blair Mill Road
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