Frame Trimmer I Job Description Sample
Frame Technician Wanted For MD & HD Truck Dealership
The frame technician is responsible for repairs to damaged frame and suspension parts on heavy and medium duty trucks.
Rush Truck Centers is a premier provider of quality products and services to commercial equipment users. We are customer-focused, people-oriented, and financially motivated to deliver excellent outcomes for customers, shareholders, vendors and our people.
We offer a rewarding career with a leader in the transportation industry. Grow with us as we continue to expand our network of locations and services. Rush Enterprises is always looking for good people to join our team.
Examine damaged vehicles and estimates cost of repairs. Report any hidden damage to supervisor immediately.
Coordinate work with metal technicians.
Accurately measure frames for mash/side sway/collapse/diamond conditions and document.
Section frames at factory specked areas (lengthen or shorten).
Troubleshoot and diagnose alignment problems.
Perform front and/or rear alignments.
Suspension work – replace components as needed.
Repair, replace, and/or straighten frame rails.
Straighten bent frames with pneumatic frame straightening machine to factory specifications.
Repair or replace defective mechanical parts.
Inspect completed repairs and drive vehicle prior to final quality check by supervisor.
We offer exceptional compensation and benefits, 401K and stock purchase, incentives for performance, training, and opportunity for advancement - all in a culture that appreciates and rewards excellence, a positive attitude and integrity.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
One year experience in commercial vehicle frame repair.
Rush Enterprises (NASDAQ: RUSHA & RUSHB) operates the largest network of heavy and medium- duty truck dealerships in North America. Its current truck operations include a network of locations located throughout the United States. These dealerships provide an integrated, one-stop sales and service of new and used heavy- and medium-duty trucks and construction equipment, aftermarket parts, service and body shop capabilities, chrome accessories, tires and a wide array of financial services including the financing of truck and equipment sales, insurance products and leasing and rentals.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Frame Servicer (Fsr) 31519
AGY is a world leader in supplying high performance materials in the form of glass fiber yarns and reinforcements. Our glass fiber material is used in a broad range of markets, including Automotive, Construction, Defense, Electronics, Aerospace, Marine and Recreation. AGY has offices in Lyon, France and world headquarters is in Aiken, South Carolina.
This is a production position that prepares frames for start-ups and doffs. Major responsibilities include:
Doffs and creels frames
Performs proper scanning procedures, creeling, discing, tracking label placement, traveler change, cleans rings / separators, and bobbin selection and placement
Performs yarn wrapping operation on bobbin
Other additional responsibilities
Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED
At least six months of work history required
Minimum WorkKeys® scores are required
Must be able to work rotating shifts, any hour, any day of the week
This is a physically demanding job. Candidates must be able to continuously lift up to 50 lbs overhead throughout the day.
Must be able to discern colors
AGY offers an extensive benefit offering including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, healthcare flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, paid holidays, vacation and 401k matching retirement savings. In addition, we now pleased to offer our employees:
- Onsite Proactive MD Clinic staffed by a full-time doctor that is available to all of our employees.
- 24 hour access to our onsite fitness center equipped with Nautilus, cardio and weight training equipment.
About this Opportunity
As a Machine Operator working at Geiger, you'll perform multiple processes using a variety of equipment in a manufacturing setting, depending on department processes. You will produce a high quality product to be delivered in a timely manner to satisfy customers. You'll solve problems with the assistance of other team members and seek continuous improvement. All of your work will be completed with a high regard for the safety of others and yourself. You'll also learn via cross-training in other departments.
What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
Calculate and derive dimensional information from all types of dimensional drawings.
Commit to meeting overtime requirements.
Complete required paperwork correctly to ensure record accuracy.
Consistently perform SPC/quality checks by utilizing measurement tools and devices.
Consistently perform to Standard Work Instructions at each process and request changes when needed.
Employ flexibility to meet team, department, and plant goals.
Know and practice corporate, plant, and department safety guidelines.
Know and practice quality requirements according to specified quality criteria.
Maintain a clean, safe working environment according to 5S and department safety guidelines.
Participate in Herman Miller Performance System (HMPS) improvement activities within current departments or other departments.
Perform a minimum of 75 percent of the jobs in the department at the required rate (cycle time).
Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Perform multiple activities using various processes and equipment, routinely or when called upon, according to department needs.
Read and understand routings and drawings to produce parts to quality expectations.
Rotate through the department work stations based on business need.
Set up, load, and operate manufacturing equipment.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
A high school diploma or equivalent (GED), or work experience which demonstrates performance competency.
Experience operating machinery in a manufacturing environment.
The ability to access and use information system databases.
A competency in basic math skills such as adding and subtracting. Additional math skills may be needed depending on department processes such as GDT (Geometric Dimensional Tolerances).
The ability to use required measuring tools such as calipers, gauges, tape measures, etc.
The ability to read, understand, communicate, and interpret written and verbal instructions, work documentation, policies, practices, etc., in the English language.
The ability to bend, twist, and stand for periods up to 10-12 hours.
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
The ability to read drawings.
A willingness to be flexible with work assignments and possible hours as business needs require.
The ability to work cooperatively within the team as well as with members of other teams to meet goals.
A commitment to team success through reliable attendance.
A willingness to work in and influence others in continually changing environment.
The ability to perform all essential job functions with or without accommodations.
Who We Are
At Geiger, why we do things and how we do them are inexorably one - achieving quality through craft, celebrating materiality through elegant simplicity, improving the work environment with beautiful furniture designed to endure. Our people do more than power our teams, they also empower each other. Ask any team member and they're likely to tell you that they may have come to Geiger for the opportunity, but they stay at Geiger because of the people. It feels like family.
That family-feel is important to us, but Geiger is also able to offer big company benefits thanks to our relationship with Herman Miller. We were acquired by Herman Miller in 1999. Today, we share the same cultural values - contributing to strong communities, celebrating inclusiveness and diversity, promoting health and wellness, and working toward our Earthright environmental goals - as Herman Miller, a nationally recognized leader in the areas of family benefits, work-life balance, occupational safety, and corporate equality. If a culture of problem-solvers sounds like the place for you, then you may want to explore career opportunities at Geiger. For more information about Geiger or Herman Miller, visit www.geigerfurniture.com or www.hermanmiller.com.
Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.
The Frame Joiner is responsible for the joining and assembly of wall décor and custom frames. This position works in a team environment to accomplish the common goal of producing and assembling wall décor and custom frames for distribution. Employees will be trained in multiple disciplines including but not limited to: identifying various types of frame molding, accurate joining of frame molding, assembling and joining of frames, and production of wall décor and custom frames. Employees must be dependable, have a keen eye for detail and the ability to work at a fast pace.
Essential Job Functions The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach for and carry objects with hands and arms; communicate verbally with co-worker sand management. The employee is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to see up close, differentiate between colors, proper depth perception, ability to adjust focus and keen eye for detail.
Must be able to lift items that weigh up to 50 lbs and are 10’ in height on a daily basis.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, reach above and below the shoulders, squat, bend and kneel as necessary to perform the job.
- Must be able to tolerate working in a fast paced environment.
- Must be able to tolerate working in an environment with a high level of noise.
- Must be able to accurately follow specific instructions for multiple detailed assembly process.
- Must be reliable. Must be able to work flexible hours depending on business demands.
- Must be able to focus in a high activity environment.
- Demonstrate proficiency in reading and interpreting of work orders and cut sheets
- Consistently meet minimum required production, accuracy or quality standards for the work performed.
- Consistently meet minimum performance standards as set forth by Company Management earn and demonstrate proficiency in essential job functions including but not limited to: identification of different framing materials, accurate cutting of framing materials and assembling and joining of wall décor and custom frames.
- Individually and in partnership with other co-workers, perform inventory production-line re-stocking
- Ensure that all warehouse equipment and tools are properly utilized to increase productivity, efficiency, and safety; report any unsafe conditions, damaged equipment or injury to self or co-worker to company management.
General Duties and Responsibilities
- Utilize proper techniques for lifting and handling of heavy objects, climbing ladders, and pushing/pulling pallet jacks. Ensure that work area is kept neat, clean, safe, and organized at all times.
- Maintain courteous and positive relationship with all co-workers and customers.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- High School Diploma or GED preferred. Ability to demonstrate basic proficiency with scanners, printers, and computers.
- Ability to demonstrate basic proficiency calculating measurements and converting square footage.
- Previous experience with Pneumatic equipment including nail guns and staplers preferred.
- Previous experience with routers, skill saws and hand saws preferred
- Good verbal/written communication skills, basic math skills, and ability to read documents such as work orders, safety rules, operating instructions and procedural manuals.
- Ability to speak and read English.
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, PTO, Paid Holidays
Air Frame Products Test Technician 1St Shift ( W/One Weekend Day)
United States of America
- Aerospace 1007 E. University Drive, Phoenix, AZ, 85034 USA
Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers' toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.
The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment, you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.
Perform various technician functions associated with testing a variety of aerospace applications. Typical duties/tasks include:
Set up & operate a variety of test equipment
Test a variety of electronic units using prescribed test procedures
Configure and or verify regular test equipment to fit special tests
Interpret and record test results
Utilize a variety of diagnostic tools to troubleshoot to component level
Recognize and isolate test equipment failures with assistance; generate Test Support Engineering ticket
Perform high potential testing
Read and interpret assembly and test instructions, engineering prints, and schematics
Utilize computer systems (e.g. work instructions, labor charging, prints, and standards)
Process material requisitions in accordance with established procedures
Generate Non-Conforming Material (NCM) reject tags, Unplanned Work Request, and troubleshoot log form
Recognize and take steps to resolve test/work area issues
Maintain accurate records of all work performed
Train other employees and perform other duties as assigned.
- Associates Degree in related technical field, or equivalent education required
- This position will Train on 1st Shift for roughly 4-6 weeks and then move to 3rd Shift (10pm
Minimum of 1 year direct experience in electronic test and troubleshoot.
Good reading, writing & math skills
Computer skills; knowledge of office software apps
Understand theory of electronic circuitry & electrical components
Ability to read and interpret assembly / test instructions, engineering standards, engineering prints, and schematics
Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions, use diagnostic and hand tools, effectively communicate & interact with others at all levels, understand and operate electronic test equipment, and handle multiple tasks at the same time.
Physical Demands (representative)
Transport product with or without product carts; lift up to 35 pounds unassisted; sit at workbench/test stands for extended periods of time; stand at workbench/test stands for extended periods of time; bend, stoop, reach, turn as required; use hands for extended periods of time to perform test & troubleshooting tasks; distinguish colors and meet vision requirements.| Associates Degree in related technical field, or equivalent education required| Experience/Qualifications
Minimum of 1 year direct experience in electronic test and troubleshoot. Good reading, writing & math skills; good computer skills; knowledge of office software apps; understand theory of electronic circuitry & electrical components; ability to read and interpret assembly / test instructions, engineering standards, engineering prints, and schematics. Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions, use diagnostic and hand tools, effectively communicate & interact with others at all levels, understand and operate electronic test equipment, and handle multiple tasks at the same time.
Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.
- Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
- Drug Screens for re-hires only performed for previous employees who have been gone from the company for more than 1 year
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.
Construction Crew - Post Frame
If safety and quality are part of your DNA, we want you to join our team! Wick Buildings has a strong history of 60 years in the business of satisfying customers across the Midwest. With over 70,000 buildings built - we are a solid, respected company that is great to work with.
When you join Wick Buildings, you are not just going to be an employee - you are going to be an OWNER! Wick Buildings is proud to be employee owned and offers a no out of pocket to you Employee Stock Ownership Plan.
We are looking for enthusiastic and competent construction workers to join our crew based in the Streator, IL area. We need you to meet the demand for our quality Wick Buildings. If you have the drive, the ambition, and a positive attitude - join us!
Experience and Skills:
WE WILL TRAIN
Construct post frame buildings safely, efficiently and with the highest quality
Lift at least 75 pounds
Work at heights of at least 20 feet safely and in full safety compliance
Comply and promote all safety policies
Learn quickly with attention to safety and to quality
Work outdoors with some travel away from home - although we are very busy in this geographic area!
Provide excellent customer service, and communication in compliance with all policies and standards
Pass a drug screen and physical
Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Paid Bereavement and Jury Duty, Paid Short Term Disability and Life Insurance, Generous base pay and great incentive program Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Per diem for meals when traveling, Travel Time pay when traveling EOE
Lead Tree Trimmer (8084C), Facilities Services - #26274
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: January 31, 2019
Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community. Facilities Services is comprised of the following units: Campus Recycling and Refuse Services, Custodial Services, Environmental Services, Grounds Operations, Shops, Quality Assurance & Customer Service, Sustainability and Engineering Services and People's Park.
- Overseeing the work of the Tree Trimmer. Follows ISA standards, proper safety procedures using appropriate PPE, Facilities Services Code of Cond Code of and Grounds Services operating procedures, Inspects, climes, cables, Conduct, and Grounds Services operating procedures. Inspects, climbs, cables,
braces, prunes, and removes, trees and shrubs. Performs all clean-up activities associated with tree work.
Works primarily with hand saw, pruning shears, chain saw wood chipper, Bobcat® with grapple and stump grinder attachments, aerial lift, Hobs lowering device, and climbing and rigging ropes.
Maintains power tools, hand tools, ropes, rigging devices, and saddles. Cleans and sharpens tools and power saws. Cleans and systematize trucks.
Inspects and diagnoses trees for various plant pathologies including bacterial and fungal diseases, insect problems, and nutritional deficiencies. Also inspects for construction damage, hazardous trees. Takes corrective action as required, and/or as assigned.
Responsibilities also include ensuring that proper pedestrian or vehicular traffic controls are in place when appropriate and that all safety measures and practices
are in place and followed at all times.
Works cooperatively with other Facilities Services units, Capital Project staff, and other campus customers, and outside agencies such as PG&E and the City of Berkeley.
Diagnoses and treats damage to trees resulting from the action of common diseases and pests
Prepares, uses and supervises others in the preparation and use of spray pesticides
Keeps up-to-date knowledge on spray pesticides and state and federal regulations governing their use
Is expert in the use of all tools and safety procedures required to perform activities such as pruning and tree topping at heights of about 75 feet
Exercises considerable discretion to choose appropriate work methods, personnel, tools, and safety precautions for different jobs
Overseeing the work of the Tree Trimmer
Give daily work assignments to crew
Give daily feedback to crew regarding ways to do jobs
Prepare written estimates for customers
Provide safety training on a daily basis as needed with crew
Keeps up-to-dated record of trees on UC-Berkeley campus; plans tree planting; recommends replacement for trees lost by natural causes and construction. Update Arbor Pro inventory.
May teach courses for grounds personnel and students in areas such as ornamental horticulture
Initiates events such as tree walks and ecology projects for students
Annually recommends equipment and supplies required by the tree crew.
Attends ISA or WCISA sponsored events or reads articles/study guides to accumulate the appropriate amount of CEUs to maintain ISA Arborist certification.
Conducts and maintains inventory for equipment and tools
Fills out their time cards each day and prior to scheduled time off.
Adhere to all university and departmental safety guidelines. Attend job-related and safety training as required.
Use required or appropriate PPE. Follow appropriate safety procedures, and the proper use and care of equipment such as the chainsaw, wood chipper and aerial lift.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be a Certified Arborist.
Must be able to communicate effectively with co-workers, subordinates, supervisors, and the general public.
Must be able to work cooperatively in a group setting.
Must know and follow the ANSI A300-Tree, Shrub, and other Woody Maintenance
Standard and Pruning Practices, Part 1-Pruning and Part 3-Support Systems
Must know the state and proper use of a hand saw, pruning shear, chain saw wood chipper, Bobcat® with grapple and stump grinder attachments, aerial lift, Hobs lowering device, and climbing and rigging ropes.
Must be able to drive one-ton trucks the Hi-Ranger aerial lift, and proficiently position the wood chipper while driving in reverse.
Knowledge and ability to properly operate, and provide daily/weekly basic maintenance of landscape maintenance equipment such as: chain saw, and wood chipper.
Must have 2 years of experience in climbing trees, performing crown restoration, removing hazardous branches or trees, using rigging and related knots, and using tree trimming tools and equipment.
Ability to use computer programs, email, and update database.
Must have the ability to work with CMMS system organization, management, and maintenance; general work order/ work flow management and asset maintenance (using CMMS software) Maximo Work Order System.
Must be proficient in tree climbing using climbing saddle and ropes, and also proficient in rigging.
Experience assigning tasks and leading crew
Must possess the ability and knowledge to necessary to safely and expeditiously perform tree specialist duties.
Sufficient knowledge of the structure, function, and generic names for trees to allow easy communication with horticulturists or arborists when necessary.
Ability to effectively communicate information to grounds personnel, students and community people.
Extensive knowledge of University trees and ecology
Must be available to respond to emergencies, work on-call, rotating swing shift and holidays. Adhere to Facilities Services' work rules and Code of Conduct. Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions.
Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 6:30 AM. – 3:00 P.M.
Salary & Benefits
This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is $25.51 per hour, per the Union negotiated rate at Step 1.0.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
A valid driver's license and DMV check for driving record is required.
This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Service Unit (SX) between the University of California and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:
Employment is contingent upon passing a physical exam.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
Bindery Operator 1 - T4S Trimmer Nights
Set up, adjust and operate a variety of auxiliary binding machines containing several cutting heads, control surfaces or other attachments (i.e. inkjet and mailing devices, case making & decorating equipment, folders, cutters, collators, stitches, drills, binding/gluing machines and/or set up automatic bindery machines containing multiple functions and station capabilities (power paper cutters, power collators and gatherers, power folders, power speed binder) which can be electromechanically combined with other equipment and devices to produce a complete bindery and finishing unit that processes printed sheets into final books, catalogs, manuals, directories, magazines or other completed products. Inspect equipment for safety issues. May operate automatic adhesive binding machines (perfect binders) that contain numerous interrelated process stations that are fed collated sheets or signatures and perform such functions as vibrating, milling, roughening, gluing, covering and delivering or stacking completed books, magazines or catalogs. Make needed adjustments to coordinate the multiple work stations on a single machine. Direct crew though all aspects of production. Monitor quality, output and productivity.
Working knowledge of the setup, adjustment, procedures, capabilities and limitations of equipment to perform the full range of standard and specialized folding, collating, and cutting of printed materials to complete a finished product.
Familiarity with different paper weights, sizes, kinds and colors so as to be able to identify paper conditions (i.e. excessive moisture or curling that frequently requires additional machine adjustment).
Familiarity with basic mathematics (i.e. decimals, metric units) to understand dimensional requirements contained in job orders and to make more complicated adjustments.
Ability to use the full range of standard and specialized tools and devices to adjust and maintain the functional accuracy and operating conditions of the bindery machines.
Skill in making adjustments to powered machines using hand tools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, punches, knives) as well as more specialized hand tools, usually furnished by the machine manufacturer.
Knowledge of operating procedures for bindery equipment such as folders, cutters, collators, stitches, drills, binding/gluing machines.
Ability to read and interpret written work which indicates the number and sequence of machine operations required to complete the work and maintain dimensional accuracy in accordance with instructions provided.
Job requires ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Performs skilled work in the care and pruning of trees. Climbs trees using rope and saddle, tree spikes, and ladders.
Performs tree pruning in accordance with ISA standards for purposes of public safety, environmental enhancement, and aesthetics. Removes trees by felling using directional control or by topping and piecing down. Plants and transplants trees.
Applies pesticides to trees for the purposes of insect or disease control as well as control of unwanted vegetation. Applies fertilizer to shade and ornamental trees. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three years' recent experience working as a trimmer and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid appropriate driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Examples of Duties
Performs skilled work in the care and pruning of trees.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Climbs trees using rope and saddle, tree spikes, and ladders
Performs tree pruning in accordance with ISA standards for purposes of public safety, environmental enhancement, and aesthetics
Removes trees by felling using directional control or by topping and piecing down
Plants and transplants trees
Applies pesticides to trees for the purposes of insect or disease control as well as control of unwanted vegetation
Applies fertilizer to shade and ornamental trees
Performs cabling, bracing, bark tracing, and other tree surgery procedures
Operates an aerial lift device
Uses and maintains in good repair all power and hand tools including: chainsaws, handsaws, ropes, saddles, axes, etc.
Operates a backhoe/tractor
Operates a brush chipper
Operates a stump grinder/cutter
Operates a telescopic crane truck
Performs snow removal as needed
May serve as lead worker in absence of supervisor
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three years recent experience working as a trimmer and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions. Ability to understand and follow specific oral instructions.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
Possession of a valid appropriate driver's permit issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration.
The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
This is a job description and not an individualized position description. A job description defines the general character and scope of duties and responsibilities of all positions in a job classification, but it is not intended to describe and does not necessarily list the essential job functions for a given position in a classification.
Groundperson-Apprentice Trimmer With DL Union
We are currently seeking a Vegetation Groundperson
- Apprentice Trimmer to join our team.
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 ½ 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.
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 and/or MVR check.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Must be willing to pay Union dues.
Activity:ROFCActivity:ROFCStanding X Seeing XWalking X Reading X SittingX Reaching X Stooping X Range of Motion X Kneeling X Hearing
- Speech Range X Squatting X Depth Perception X Body Twisting X Color VisionX CrawlingX Lifting X Sense of Touch XCarrying X Manual Dexterity X Pushing X Speaking Clearly X Pulling XSeeing Distant X Climbing LaddersX Climbing On/Off Truck X Climbing StairsX Climbing Poles X Balancing X Gripping XLifting up to 10 lbs X Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs X Lifting up to 50 lbs X
Rarely = less than 10%Occasionally = up to 33%Frequently = up to 66%Continously = 67% to 100%
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 ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
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