THE DAVEY TREE EXPERT COMPANY Trimmer - Railroad Vegetation Management in DAVENPORT, Iowa

Trimmer - Railroad Vegetation Management #32812Date: Aug 20, 2018Location:Davenport, IA, 52722 Company: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyRequisition Number: 32812Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert CompanyService Line: 1UTL - Kent-Utility SLEmployment Type: RegularJob Type: Full TimeEducation Level Required: High School Diploma / GEDWork Experience Required: 1 - 2 yearsTravel Expectations: Up to 50%POSITION: Trimmer - Railroad Vegetation ManagementStarting Date:Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity in the field of Railroad Vegetation Management as a Trimmer/Climber.DUTIESProvides line clearing and tree trimming services for major railroadsServices provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal as well as removing broken limbs from rails, wires, roofs, and other objectsProperly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial liftsOperates as part of a crew with supporting Groundman and Crew ForemanQUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or equivalent preferredDriver's license required. Commercial driver's license preferred and may be required, depending on job requirementsCompletion of Davey Tree Trimmer Orientation Program upon hireCertificates and Licenses if necessaryPesticide license, if required by state lawAbility to obtain Railsafe certifications (training will be provided)Railroad tree trimming/climbing experience preferredKnowledge or ability to learn railroad vegetation management techniques and proceduresLiving in or ability to relocate to the midwest and ability to travel to various job sites throughout the regionMust be flexible with working hours as railroad vegetation management is weather and schedule dependent. Weekend work and overnight travel may be required throughout the duration of the season.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONFull time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Generous performance incentive plan. Davey offers excellent benefits, the opportunity to buy Davey stock after 1 year, and industry related training and special Davey training courses.The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit.Nearest Major Market: DavenportNearest Secondary Market: MolineJob Segment: Manager, Consulting, Management, TechnologyEEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vet