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Nelson Tree Service LLC Apprentice Trimmer/Climber Trainee UNION REFERRED Local 702 in Marion - Tran South, Illinois

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Apprentice Trimmer/Climber Trainee UNION REFERRED Local 702 Marion - Tran South, IL 62959

This is a union referred position. If you are interested in applying for this position, you must first report to the union hall at the following address. The union will instruct you on whether and how to apply for this position.

I.B.E.W. Local 702

106 North Monroe

West Frankfort, IL 62896

Steve Hughart

618-932-2102

We are currently seeking a Vegetation Apprentice Trimmer/Climber to join our team.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Apprentice Trimmer / Climber uses a chainsaw to cut brush, logs and stumps of larger trees.

  • Responsible for temporary traffic control and equipment (cones, signs and flagging)

  • Must ensure the safety of himself and others by following all company safety policies

  • Must adhere to Region Policy Manual

  • Must be able to work all scheduled work hours

  • Gather and drag brush and feed brush into wood chipper.

  • Apply herbicide to right-of-way, following brush removal utilized hose and spray nozzle from spray equipment which includes tank, pump, hose reel, 200 feet of ½ inch hose, or utilizing back-pack to treat remote areas.

  • Services truck, chipper, and equipment, maintaining them in neat, clean, and specified mechanical order.

  • Responsible for daily inventory on truck

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have active affiliation with IBEW Local Union 702

  • 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 obtain Herbicide license within 120 days of hire date

  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as per task assigned.

  • 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 heavy weights up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis, but 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 and weekends

  • Must be able to work during crew location changes if employee must relocate their work location due to work load

  • Required to report and/or travel for storm emergencies

  • Must have sufficient eye sight 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 pass a pre-employment drug screen.

  • If this is a driving position: Must possess a valid drivers' license/CDL/Medical Card.

  • If this is a driving position: Must pass an MVR check.

  • If this is a CDL position: Must obtain current Medical DOT card before Orientation.

  • If this is a CDL position: Must obtain written CDL permit within 4 weeks of hire date.

  • If this is a CDL position: Must obtain a CDL within 120 days of hire date.

  • May be required to pass a background check.

    Hazards:

  • Exposed to various vehicle traffic situations on work sites

  • Works around hazardous equipment

  • Work in all temperatures and weather

  • Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, wood chipper, with hearing protection

  • May be exposed to nature i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, reptiles and dust

  • May be exposed to dogs and other animals

  • Work may be performed on unlevel ground

  • Work around falling limbs

Physical Requirements:

Continuously (67% to 100% of the time):

  • Standing

  • Seeing at a distance and good depth perception

  • Reaching

  • Full body range of motion

  • Sense of touch

  • Climbing

  • Gripping

  • Lifting over 10 pounds up to 50 pounds

    Frequently (up to 66% of the time):

  • Walking

  • Hearing within speech range

  • Body Twisting

  • Manual Dexterity

  • Speaking clearly and projecting to a distance

  • Pulling

  • Balancing

  • Lifting up to 10 pounds

    Occasionally (up to 33% of the time):

  • Stooping

  • Squatting

  • Reading in native language

  • Climbing on/off truck and ladders

  • Pushing

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

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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