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Groundperson with DL union

Company: Utilities Service, LLC
Location: Black Creek
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Join our team and start your career at Asplundh. Asplundh is a family-owned and operated corporation headquartered near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with over 34,000 service professionals throughout the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, and Australia. Since 1928, Asplundh has been dedicated to safe, efficient, and innovative line clearance services to the utility industry. With this goal in mind, each person on our team is challenged to consistently exceed expectations of the customers for whom we work and the people they serve.

As an employee at Asplundh in Region 62, you may be eligible for opportunities such as: full-time employment, an extremely competitive wage and benefit package that includes a retirement plan and insurance package, and the potential for paid vacation and holidays. There are excellent growth opportunities and Asplundh is an industry leader in safety and training programs. We provide all PPE and tools required to perform your applicable position and all training is provided one on one, on the job, on the clock. Apply now and set up an interview for more details!

We are a professional company with pride in our team because we know the people on our team make us who we are.

We are currently seeking a **Vegetation** **Groundperson** to join our team.

**Essential Functions**

+ 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 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.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ 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 start up location.

+ Must have a valid driver's license.

+ Must pass a background check.

+ Must affiliate with the local union.

+ Must obtain a herbicide license within 90 days of employment.

**Physical Requirements:**

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_Rarely_ = less than 10%

_Occasionally_ =up to 33%

_Frequently_ = up to 66%

_Continously_ = 67% to 100%

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**Standing:** _Frequently_

**Seeing:** _Continuously_

**Walking:** _Frequently_

**Reading:** _Occasionally_

**Sitting:** _Rarely_

**Reaching:** _Frequently_

**Stooping:** _Frequently_

**Range of Motion:** _Frequently_

**Kneeling:** _Occasionally_

**Hearing - Speech Range:** _Frequently_

**Squatting:** _Frequently_

**Depth Perception:** _Frequently_

**Body Twisting:** _Frequently_

**Color Vision:** _Rarely_

**Crawling:** _Rarely_

**Lifting:** _Frequently_

**Sense of Touch:** _Continuously_

**Carrying:** _Continuously_

**Manual Dexterity:** _Frequently_

**Pushing:** _Frequently_

**Speaking Clearly:** _Frequently_

**Pulling:** _Continuously_

**Seeing Distant:** _Frequently_

**Climbing Ladders:** _Rarely_

**Climbing On/Off Truck:** _Occasionally_

**Climbing Stairs:** _Rarely_

**Climbing Poles:** _Rarely_

**Balancing:** _Occasionally_

**Gripping:** _Continuously_

**Lifting up to 10 lbs:** _Frequently_

**Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs:** _Frequently_

**Lifting up to 50 lbs:** _Occasionally_

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.

Keywords: Utilities Service, LLC, Green Bay , Groundperson with DL union, Other , Black Creek, Wisconsin

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