Experienced Line Clearance Tree Climbers
*This position is located in California, OT and benefits package includes. This is a 5 year project. If you are willing to travel please consider applying.
Lodging and transportation provided
Starting rates - $25 – 30 hrly
Looking for Experienced tree climbers to perform tree care & tree removal services around power lines in Northern & Southern California. Extensive climbing required. QLCA certification is a plus and preference but not required. Knowledgeable of knot techniques (CLOVE, COW, RUNNING BOWLINE, DOUBLE BOWLINE, and ZEPPELIN KNOT). Must be able to meet & comply with all safety considerations set herein and required for the position.
Two day training - in California (travel expense covered) – Sacramento/New Castle areas
Great starting pay, overtime allowed, benefits, lodging and transportation provided.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Climb trees, using climbing hooks and belts, or climb ladders to gain access to work areas.
Clean, sharpen, and lubricate tools and equipment.
Cut away dead and excess branches from trees, or clear branches around power lines, using climbing equipment or buckets of extended truck booms, and/or chainsaws, hooks, handsaws, shears, and clippers.
Trim, top, and reshape trees to achieve attractive shapes or to remove low-hanging branches.
Prune, cut down, fertilize, and spray trees as directed by tree surgeons.
Hoist tools and equipment to tree trimmers, and lower branches with ropes or block and tackle.
Operate shredding and chipping equipment, and feed limbs and brush into the machines.
Load debris and refuse onto trucks and haul it away for disposal.
Physical ability to travel by foot over rough and/or uneven terrain for long distances.
Physical capability to lift objects weighing 80 pounds unassisted with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing 50 pounds or less unassisted.
Be able to meet and comply with all safety considerations set herein and required for the position.
Education and Experience:
High School diploma preferred.
At Least 5 years of verifiable related experience in tree work to include climbing.
Qualified in line clearance tree work to include climbing as defined by OSHA.