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Arborist - Equipment Operator

Company: Lewis Tree Service
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

You know your way around heavy machinery but don't want to be stuck on odd jobs. You're looking for something bigger… where you can work outside and grow your career. If this sounds like you, then an Equipment Operator job at Lewis Tree Service is a great way to get into the industry.

We're the second largest vegetation management company in North America … and always growing. But really, we're in the people success business, we just happen to trim trees.

WHO YOU ARE…

* Open-Minded: open to new ideas, willing to listen and observe, humble

* Love the Outdoors: enjoys varying environments/weather, not afraid to get dirty, adventurous

* Self-Motivated: driven, strong work ethic, willing to "do what it takes"

* Adaptable: can think on your feet, nimble, flexible

* Collaborative: strong people skills, able to give and receive constructive feedback, willing to speak-up

WHAT YOU'LL DO…

· Be part of a tight-knit group working in a team environment

· Trim and/or removes trees by climbing or with aid of an aerial lift (under the direct supervision of a crew leader or qualified line clearance tree trimmer.)

· Load and unload trucks with logs, brush and debris and/or feed brush into brush chipper. Use hand lines to lower limbs and equipment. Use and maintain small power tools at ground level. Spray stumps and brush.

· Drive and operates trucks and Skid-steers safely. Report the need for repairs of trucks and equipment to crew leader.

· Safeguard employees and public from hazards in and around the working area. Help enforce on the job safety practices.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED…

· We will sponsor your CDL license! If you have a valid driver's license, we will provide the training and certification.

· 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 Skid-steers, two-handed equipment (chain saw, circular saw, and have the physical ability to endure extreme climate variances.

· Willing and able to obtain specialized training and certifications as required, such as:

o Tree species identification

o Local, state and federal licenses

o First Aid and CPR cards

· To pass a pre-employment drug test.

WE OFFER…

· Specialized paid training & certifications

· Career advancement opportunities

· Health insurance plans

· Paid time off

· Employee stock ownership plan

· Retirement & savings plans options

· Employee assistance program

Lewis Tree Service is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity for both applicants and employees. Lewis Tree Service prohibits unlawful discrimination or harassment of employees and applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age (40+), religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic, all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, apprenticeship, promotion, demotion, transfer, lay-off and termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Lewis Tree Service's practices and policies are administered in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Spanish version of job description / Versión en español de la descripción del trabajo:

Tiene conocimientos de maquinaria pesada, pero no quiere estar atrapado en trabajos temporales. Estás buscando algo más grande... donde pueda trabajar afuera y hacer crecer su carrera. Si esto le suena a usted, entonces un trabajo de Operador de Equipo en Lewis Tree Service es una excelente manera de ingresar a la industria.

Somos la segunda compañía de manejo de vegetación más grande de Norteamérica... y siempre estamos creciendo. Pero realmente, estamos en el negocio del éxito personal; y además nos encargamos de cortar árboles.

USTED ES…

* De Mente Abierta: está abierto(a) a nuevas ideas, dispuesto (a) a escuchar y observar, modesto (a) ( humilde en su forma de ser)

* Ama El aire libre: disfruta de una variedad de ambientes/climas, no tiene miedo a ensuciarse, es aventurero (a)

* Auto motivado: con impulso, fuerte ética laboral, deseoso de hacer "lo que se debe"

* Adaptable: puede pensar rápido, es ágil, flexible

* Colaborativo: Fuertes habilidades personales, dispuesto a dar y recibir retroalimentación constructiva, deseoso de hacerse escuchar

* Qué hará…

* Ser parte de un grupo muy integrado, trabajando en un ambiente de equipo

* Podar y/o eliminar árboles escalando o con la ayuda de un elevador aéreo (bajo la supervisión directa de un líder de la tripulación o un podador calificado.)

* Cargar y descargar camiones con troncos, maleza y escombros y/o dispensar la maleza en la astilladora (chipper). Usar cuerdas con las manos para bajar las ramas y el equipo. Usar y mantener pequeñas herramientas eléctricas a nivel del suelo. Rociar (Spray) troncos y maleza.

* Conducir y operar camiones y mini cargadores de manera segura. Informar la necesidad de reparaciones de camiones y equipos al jefe de cuadrilla (Crew Leader).

* Proteger a los empleados y al público de los peligros dentro y alrededor del área de trabajo. Ayudar a reforzar las prácticas de seguridad en el trabajo.

QUÉ NECESITARÁ…

* ¡Nosotros patrocinaremos su licencia comercial CDL! Si tiene una licencia de manejo válida, nosotros le proporcionaremos el entrenamiento y la certificación.

* Deberá tener la capacidad para realizar trabajo físico, como levantar un mínimo de 50 lbs. (22.68 Kilogramos) a la altura del hombro o más.

* Deberá ser capaz de operar mini cargadores (skid-steers), equipos usando dos manos (motosierra, sierra circular) y tener la capacidad física para soportar variaciones climáticas extremas.

* Disposición y capacidad para obtener capacitación y certificaciones especializadas según sea necesario, tales como:

* Identificación de especies de arboles

* Licencias locales, estatales y federales

* Credenciales de primeros auxilios y de Resucitacion Cardio Pulmonar /RCP (en ingles CPR)

* Aprobar una prueba de drogas previa al empleo.

OFRECEMOS…

* Formación especializada y certificaciones pagadas

* Oportunidades de desarrollo profesional

* Planes de Seguro Médico

* Tiempo libre pagado

* Plan de propiedad de acciones para empleados

* Opciones en planes de jubilación (retiro) y ahorro

* Programa de asistencia al empleado

Lewis Tree Service es un empleador de Igualdad de Oportunidades encargado de proveer igualdad de oportunidades para todos, incluyendo los aplicantes y los empleados. Lewis Tree Service se prohíbe la discriminación o el acoso de empleados y aplicantes por el motivo de raza, credo, color, origen nacional, sexo, edad (40+), religión, discapacidad, estatus matrimonial, orientación sexual, información genética, estatus de ciudadanía, estatus de veterano, o cualquier otra característica protegida por la ley, todas la decisiones de empleo, incluyendo pero no limitado a reclutamiento, contratación, compensación, entrenamiento, promoción, democión, transferir, suspender y terminación, y todos los otro términos de empleo. Las practicas de Lewis Tree Service son administradas de acuerdo con las leyes federales,

Keywords: Lewis Tree Service, Houston , Arborist - Equipment Operator, Other , Houston, Texas

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