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Additional Locations: Lexington, SC, Columbia, SC

Requisition ID: 167771

Position Overview

POSITION: Bucket Foreman | Utility Line Clearance
Kent – Utility, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is pleased to offer a key opportunity as a Bucket Foreman  to our passionate team of tree care professionals.  Your office is outdoors, and you get a new view every day!

Invest in your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation! 

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Operate mobile equipment during tree pruning and removals
  • Provides crew supervision and line clearing and tree trimming services for major electric utility providers
  • Services provided include pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects
  • Directs crew members and equipment as well as planning and executing the assigned work and tasks
  • Responsible to supervise and assist in the proper maintenance, preparation and operation of all tools and equipment including hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts
  • Operates as part of a crew with supporting Groundmen and Trimmer/Climber

 

What We’re Looking For:

  • Love of the outdoors
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Required: Class A or B with Airbrake Endorsement
  • Line clearance certification if working near utility transmission lines
  • ISA Certified Tree Worker certification or willingness to obtain
  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and related licenses and certificates, if required by state law
  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist ®, ISA Certified Tree Worker ®, and/or TCIA Certified Tree Care Safety Professional ®

 

What We Offer: *

  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • All job-specific equipment and safety gear provided
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match
  • Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options
  • Group health plan
  • Employee referral bonus program
  • Locations throughout the US in major cities and desirable areas
  • Career development program supported by industry expert Safety Specialists and Skills Trainers
  • Scholarship program for children of employees
  • A charitable matching gift program

*All listed benefits available to eligible employees

 

 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Full 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.
 

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

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 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

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