Lewis Tree Service, Inc Groundperson in Merrimack Valley, Massachusetts


1.0 Ground person**

1.1_ Qualifications for groundperson._

  • Have valid driver’s license, CDL and/or medical certification as required for the vehicle being operated. Must be able to hear, speak and see, with ability to walk one mile or more.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Herbicide Certification and licensing as required by Lewis Tree Service Policy and state, local and federal laws.

  • Must be able to perform physical labor such as lifting a minimum of 50 lbs. to shoulder height or more.

  • Must be capable of operating two handed equipment (chain saw, circular saw, etc) and have the physical ability to endure extreme climate variances.

  • Must obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid cards.

  • Must successfully complete the Ground person Technical Knowledge & Skills Certification.

1.2_ Nature of duties._

  • Trims and/or removes trees by climbing or with aid of an aerial lift, but only UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A CREW LEADER OR QUALIFIED LINE CLEARANCE TREE TRIMMER.

  • Loads and unloads trucks with logs, brush and debris and/or feeds brush into brush chipper.

  • Uses hand lines to lower limbs and equipment. Keeps work area picked up and orderly.

  • Carries and lays out materials, tools and equipment at work site. Use and maintenance of small power tools at ground level.

  • Sprays stumps and brush.

  • Drives and operates trucks and other equipment as assigned.

  • Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion. Reports the need for repairs to truck and equipment to crew leader.

  • Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around the working area.

  • Helps enforce on the job safety practices.

  • Performs other related work as assigned.

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Requisition Number: 16-0061

Post Date: 10/15/2016

Title: Groundperson

City: Merrimack Valley

State: MA