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Utility Tree Trimmer (Manitoba)

Division: Utility
Status: Full Time

Position Information:

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree is the leading full-service tree care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing and forestry consulting throughout Canada.  All crews are professionally trained to ensure the scope of our work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines.

Divisional Overview - Utility

We provide utilities, rail and road transport with safe and efficient right of way clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restorations.

Position Overview – Utility Tree Trimmer

As a Utility Tree Trimmer, you can rest assured that one day will never be the same as the other. In this role you will have a chance to travel to several work sites across a geographic area and put your certification as either a Certified Utility Arborist or Utility Tree Trimmer to work as you safely execute trimming for our utility clients; the work you do will ensure the ongoing and safe transmission of electricity.

Job Duties:

  • Provide expert level tree trimming services and inspections to client properties.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and crew leader.
  • Responsible for climbing, pruning, and removing trees as per work specifications.
  • Perform required general maintenance and daily inspection of equipment.
  • Removal or trimming of trees and brush encroaching onto utility or transportation rights of ways.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Manage customer service expectations, safely lead jobsite and crew operations.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Have a valid Utility Tree Trimmer/Certified Utility Arborist ticket.
  • 3 years experience performing pruning and removals from rope and saddle, and aerial lift.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Advanced chainsaw and chipper operation.
  • Strong tree and shrub identification skills.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement considered an asset.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.

Additional Information:

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP and careers advancement opportunities.
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Davey provides ongoing training.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law. 

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