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Ground Operations Specialist

Company: Oak Bros Tree Removal and Stump Grinding
Location: Danvers
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Ground Operations Specialist: This person is responsible for all groundwork, including the operation of various pieces of power equipment. This person frequently assists the Crew Leader, Aerial Lift Specialist, or Tree Climber Specialist with aspects of their work. Ground Operations Specialist training addresses:
1. Defensive driving
2. Parking and backing vehicles
3. Driving in poor weather, emergency parking
4. Job site hazard inspection
5. Traffic control
6. Work planning
7. Job briefings
8. Emergency preparation, prevention and response
9. Preparing equipment for the day
10. Assisting and working with climbers
11. Line handling (working with ropes)
12. Basic knots
13. Storing chain saws, gas and oil
14. Walking with chain saws
15. Chain saw PPE
16. Starting chain saws
17. Cutting spring poles
18. Proper bucking techniques
19. Proper tree-felling techniques (notch, back cut, hinge)
20. Avoiding struck-by injuries
21. Work-zone, landing-zone, drop zone guidelines
22. Setting up and positioning a chipper
23. Dragging and stacking brush
24. Feeding the chipper
25. Proper chipper operation
26. Chipper maintenance precautions
Interviews will be scheduled once a reasonable amount of applications are received. You MUST have a current and valid drivers license, clean driving record, and be able to obtain a CDL within 30 days of employment. Pre-employment drug screens/physicals are a requirement for all new hires. Current CDL holders will receive a bonus.
We are still looking for quality individuals looking for a career in tree care! Great wages, great benefits, paid vacation, paid holidays, amazing equipment!!!
Please apply on our website at or in person at our office between 8am-4:30pm Monday-Friday. Experience is not necessary but preferred. Thank you for your interest in applying at Oak Bros Tree Care.

Keywords: Oak Bros Tree Removal and Stump Grinding, Bloomington , Ground Operations Specialist, Other , Danvers, Illinois

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