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Groundperson with DL

at Utilities Service, LLC in Joplin, Missouri, United States

Job Description

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.

+ 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 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 startup location.

+ Must have a valid driver’s license.

+ Must pass a background and/or MVR check.

+ Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Physical Requirements:

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Key:

Rarely = less than 10%

Occasionally =up to 33%

Frequently = up to 66%

Continously = 67% to 100%

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Standing: Frequently

Seeing: Continuously

Walking: Frequently

Reading: Occasionally

Sitting: Rarely

Reaching:

Job Details

Company

Utilities Service, LLC

Location


Joplin, Missouri 64804
United States

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Job Order: JC181100280

Posted On: Apr 09, 2021

Updated On: Apr 18, 2021