Trimmer/Climber with DL UNION REFERRED Local 77
Company: Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC - 172
Posted on: September 21, 2022
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. UNION HALL 19415 INTERNATIONAL
BLVD. SEATAC, WA 98188 PHONE: 206-323-4505 We are currently seeking
a Trimmer / Climber to join our team. Essential Functions Trims
and/or removes trees by climbing with the aid of a ladder, safety
belt, climbing line, powered trimmer lift truck, or works from the
ground using gasoline, air, and hand-powered saws, pruner, etc.
He/she cuts branches or trunk sections and drops or lowers them to
the ground with lines.
Uses wedges, sledges, and chain saws in felling trees or trimmed
trunks and in cutting and splitting logs into manageable
Sprays stumps and brush with hand-spraying equipment to prevent
Loads and unloads trucks with logs, stumps, brush, and debris
and/or feeds brush into a wood chipper.
Repairs slight damage to lawns, fences, and walks caused by tree
Services gasoline, air, and hand-powered tools and other
Relays hand-signals, directs traffic, drives, and operates trucks
and equipment, as assigned and keeps trucks and work area clear and
orderly, as well as helps train new employees.
Performs other related work, as assigned by superiors.
Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around work
area. Cooperates with customer, police, and fire departments when
blocking street or driveways. Sets up barriers, warning signs,
flags, markers, etc. to protect employees and public. Trained to
perform tree and bucket rescue.
Assumes responsibility for the inspection and proper working
conditions of tools, truck, and other work equipment. Requests
repair or replacement, when necessary. Maintains good housekeeping
on truck and at work locations.
Works around hazardous equipment
Works in close proximity to energized power lines
Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature
i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, and
Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saw, wood chipper
and other equipment, with hearing protection.
Work will be performed at varying heights above ground.
Works on unlevel terrain.
Works will be performed at varying heights while secured.
Works around falling limbs.
Exposure to traffic hazards. 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
Must be able to wear necessary PPE as per task assigned.
Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle.
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
Must be able to work with hands above head for extended periods of
Must be able to walk, climb, and work from ladders, or at various
heights, on uneven and slippery surfaces, performing
mentally/physically demanding work under unfavorable weather
conditions while handling equipment or material.
Must have no fear of heights.
Must have own transportation to and from the show up location.
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
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 holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc. Subject to
call out work.
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
Must have good hand-to-eye coordination.
Must have transportation to and from the start up location.
Must have a valid driver's license.
Upon offer, employees will be required to pass a pre-employment
drug screen, and /or background check /MVR.
Must be referred by the local union. Physical Requirements: RARE
(less than 10%): Sitting, Kneeling, Crawling, Color Vision,
OCCASSIONAL (up to 33%): Stooping, Squatting, Climbing On/Off
Truck, Climbing Ladders, Pushing, Reading,
FREQUENT (up to 66%): Carrying, Pulling, Lifting up to 50 lbs.,
Balancing, body-twisting, Hearing/Speech Range, Lifting, Lifting up
to 10 lbs., Manual Dexterity, Reading, Speaking Clearly,
CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): Standing, Sense of Touch, Gripping, Seeing
Distant, Reaching, range-of-motion, Depth Perception, Lifting over
10 lbs. to 50 lbs., Climbing Poles 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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