Groundperson UNION

We are currently seeking a Vegetation Groundperson to join our team.
Essential Functions
+ Uses a chainsaw to cut brush, logs and stumps of larger trees.
+ Gathers brush and feed brush into wood chipper.
+ Applies chemical herbicide to right-of-way, following brush removal
+ Utilizes hose and spray nozzle from truck mounted spray equipment which includes tank, pump, hose reel, 200 feet of ? inch hose, or utilizes back-pack to treat remote areas.
+ Services truck, chipper, and equipment, maintaining them in neat, clean, and specified mechanical order.
+ Assists senior spray person in mixing herbicide in holding tank.
+ Works around hazardous equipment.
+ Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, wood chipper, with hearing protection.
+ Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature, i.e., irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, dust, etc.
+ Works on unlevel ground.
+ Works around falling limbs with protection.
Minimum Requirements
+ Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
+ Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.
+ Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
+ Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.
+ Must be able to traverse various terrains.
+ Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
+ Must be able to communicate with others.
+ Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.
+ Must be able to lift, move and maneuver up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis, and up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis.
+ Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work.
+ Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.
+ Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment.
+ Must have transportation to and from the startup location.
+ Must have a valid driver's license.
+ Must pass a background check.
+ Must be willing to join IBEW Local Union 1919.
+ Must be willing to pay union dues.
Physical Requirements:
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Key:
_Rarely_ = less than 10%
_Occasionally_ =up to 33%
_Frequently_ = up to 66%
_Continously_ = 67% to 100%
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Standing: _Frequently_
Seeing: _Continuously_
Walking: _Frequently_
Reading: _Occasionally_
Sitting: _Rarely_
Reaching: _Frequently_
Stooping: _Frequently_
Range of Motion: _Frequently_
Kneeling: _Occasionally_
Hearing - Speech Range: _Frequently_
Squatting: _Frequently_
Depth Perception: _Frequently_
Body Twisting: _Frequently_
Color Vision: _Rarely_
Crawling: _Rarely_
Lifting: _Frequently_
Sense of Touch: _Continuously_
Carrying: _Continuously_
Manual Dexterity: _Frequently_
Pushing: _Frequently_
Speaking Clearly: _Frequently_
Pulling: _Continuously_
Seeing Distant: _Frequently_
Climbing Ladders: _Rarely_
Climbing On/Off Truck: _Occasionally_
Climbing Stairs: _Rarely_
Climbing Poles: _Rarely_
Balancing: _Occasionally_
Gripping: _Continuously_
Lifting up to 10 lbs: _Frequently_
Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs: _Frequently_
Lifting up to 50 lbs: _Occasionally_
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the Corporate EEO Officer at 1-800-248-8733.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets. 444f027a7931474cabfc09c2238262a5

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