Foreman/Bucket Operator (Mechanicsville, VA) — Arbor Masters

Foreman/Bucket Operator (Mechanicsville, VA)

We are growing and looking to add a Foreman/Bucket Operator to the team of experts in our Mechanicsville, VA location. This position requires a Class B CDL with Air Brakes endorsement (or the ability to acquire one within 30 days of hire) and the ability to drive a standard (manual) transmission.

Job Type:

Full-Time

Duties/Responsibilities/Requirements:

  • Review work to be performed with customers, complete paperwork, and collect payments upon completion of work.
  • Conduct job briefing and assign tasks to crew members for each job.
  • Ensure all tools, equipment, and materials are well maintained and accounted for prior to and after completion of each job.
  • Utilize various power tools and heavy machinery to climb, prune, and remove trees while ensuring the crew’s safety in compliance with ANSI A300
  • Pruning Standards, ANSI Z133.1 Safety Standards, OSHA Safety Standards, and company policy.
  • Relocate limbs and debris to disposal area.
  • Maintain a high level of quality in all work performed.
  • Motivate and lead team in a positive manner.
  • Complete OSHA and AMTL accident reports.
  • Minimum 3 years bucket truck and/or 2 years documented foreman experience.
  • Class “B” CDL with airbrakes preferred.
  • ISA Certified Arborist (or in process).
  • Advanced knowledge of proper tree pruning and removal techniques in accordance with ANSI A300 Pruning Standards and ANSI Z133.1 Standards.
  • Knowledge of basic tree climbing skills, climbing rope, climbing saddle, knots, technical rigging, cabling, and bracing techniques.
  • Ability to operated hand, power, and heavy equipment including but not limited to hand saws, pole pruners, chainsaws, stump grinders, bucket trucks,
    claw trucks, and chippers.
  • Ability to lead, train, and motivate co-workers and direct reports.
  • Ability to complete labor-intensive work outdoors with exposure to a variety of weather conditions including extreme heat and cold.
  • Able to navigate on uneven terrain, stand, walk, bend, crouch, reach, and lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis.
  • Able to work effectively at heights above 10 feet.

Benefits:

  • Family Health and Dental Insurance
  • 401-K Benefit matching
  • Paid Vacations
  • Paid Holidays
  • Late Model equipment
  • Competitive wages with performance bonuses
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