Heavy Equipment Operator - ABC
Company: Utilities Service, LLC
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: November 23, 2022
Heavy Equipment Operator
This position will operate various types of heavy equipment to
remove branches/tree material from electrical lines.
**The Largest Tree Company in the World is Now Hiring! Are you
looking for a new opportunity with a solid, nationwide company that
offers competitive wages and incredible benefits? Keep reading
because this job might be for you!**
Begin your new career with Asplundh: Asplundh Brush Control LLC is
now searching for a Notification Specialist to join our team. As a
Notification Specialist, you will assist with tree identification,
tracking, and documentation.
This is a full-time position year-round with Union benefits and you
get PAID WEEKLY!
A family-owned and operated corporation headquartered near
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Asplundh has grown to employ over
33,000 service professionals throughout the United States, Canada,
Australia, and New Zealand.
**Job Type** : Full-Time +, Non-Exempt
**Pay** : Competitive, Hourly
+ Paid Weekly
+ Outstanding growth and career advancement opportunities
+ Competitive health/benefits packages including sick pay
+ 401(k) matching
+ All major holidays paid after 90 days
+ Life, Long-Term/Short-Term Disability Insurance
+ Typical work week: Monday-Thursday (10hr days) - 40hr week and
+ Overtime opportunities available throughout the year
+ Local and travel positions (with per diem) available
+ You will be trained and certified in First Aid & CPR
+ Company vehicle (dependent on position)
+ Employee Assistance Program offered
+ CDL certification opportunities available and paid by the
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
+ Operates heavy equipment of various types to remove branches and
tree material from electrical lines.
+ Operates and services equipment such as gasoline, hydraulic
tools, power saws, power winches, mower deck, weed whacker,
chipper, and sprayers.
+ Uses hand tools, such as axes, hand lines, saws, block and
tackle, pruners, and other equipment as required.
+ Plans, assigns, directs, checks, and coordinates work.
+ Responsible for quality and quantity of production.
+ Performs all aspects of labor as necessary to keep crew operation
+ Ensures the overall safety, quality, and production requirements
of the crew are met.
+ Cleans up and disposes of all debris.
+ Obtains written or oral permission from property owners to trim
or remove trees or perform other work on the property. Arranges
with customer or property owner to obtain access, advise of
interruption, explain work to be done, etc.
+ Promotes and maintains good customer and public relations through
the effective accomplishment of assigned work and the appropriate
behavior of employees on the crew.
+ Safeguards employees and the public from hazards in and around
the work area.
+ Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect
employees and the public.
+ Trains new personnel.
+ Keeps informed on new equipment, specifications, standard
practices, operating procedures, and customer and company employee
relations policies and practices.
+ Must be 18 years of age or older.
+ Must be familiar with the electrical hazard.
Education & Experience
+ High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
+ Upon offer, employees may be required to subject and pass a
pre-employment drug screen, background, and/or MVR check.
License & Certifications:
+ Valid driver's license preferred.
+ **Rare** : (less than 10%): sitting, kneeling, crawling,
color-vision, climbing stairs.
+ **Occasional** : (up to 33%): stooping, squatting, climbing
on/off trucks, reading, pushing, climbing ladders, lifting up to 50
+ **Frequent** : (up to 66%): walking, body twisting, manual
dexterity, speaking clearly, hearing-speech range, lifting,
carrying, pulling, balancing, lifting up to 50 lbs.
+ **Continuous** : (up to 100%): standing, sense of touch, seeing
distant, climbing, gripping, lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.,
seeing, reaching, range of motion, depth perception.
Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and
requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees
must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of
equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and
concentration for extended periods, be able to withstand exposure
to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, be able
to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able to
enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the endurance
necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of performing job
duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be able to
communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend written/verbal
job instructions and information, and communicate and handle
+ Works in all temperatures and will be exposed to nature i.e.,
irritating plants and biting or stinging insects.
+ Works near energized parts or equipment.
+ Works in traffic.
+ Works around excessive noise from machines, jackhammers, gas
drills, and other equipment with proper hearing protection.
+ Exposed to hazards of working near power equipment, traffic, high
voltage wires, and falling limbs.
Since 1928, Asplundh has been dedicated to safe, efficient, and
innovative line clearance services for the utility industry.
Reliable, uninterrupted power is an important service provided by
the world's electrical utilities and Asplundh has the expertise to
help keep the power flowing. Diversification over the years has
opened vegetation management services to other specialized markets
such as municipalities, railroads, pipelines, helicopter vegetation
services, and departments of transportation.
**Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of
the position with or without 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.**
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