Groundperson with DL

Spring Hope, NC posted on April 6

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 ½ 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

  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.
  • 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 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 show up location.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug test. 

Physical Requirements:

Activity: R O F C Activity: R O F C Standing     X   Seeing       X Walking     X   Reading   X     Sitting X       Reaching     X   Stooping     X   Range of Motion     X   Kneeling   X     Hearing - Speech Range     X   Squatting     X   Depth Perception     X   Body Twisting     X   Color Vision X       Crawling X       Lifting     X   Sense of Touch       X Carrying       X Manual Dexterity     X   Pushing     X   Speaking Clearly     X   Pulling       X Seeing Distant     X   Climbing Ladders X       Climbing On/Off Truck   X     Climbing Stairs X       Climbing Poles X       Balancing   X     Griping       X Lifting up to 10 lbs     X   Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs     X   Lifting up to 50 lbs   X    

 

Key:

Rarely = less than 10% Occasionally = up to 33% Frequently = up to 66% Continously = 67% to 100%

 

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 corporate office at  1-800-248-8733.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.


Wage

DOE

Experience

Any

Type

Full-time