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Tree Climber Foreman

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Acres Group
Physical Address
23940 W Andres Road
Plainfield, IL 60585
Job Description

Tree Care Climber / Foreman in PLAINFIELD , IL


Valid class B CDL driver’s license with air brakes-REQUIRED


The main objectives of the Tree Care Climber/Foreman position are to scale trees at various heights and prune back branches while removing unnecessary debris. The Tree Care Climber will work with a crew and safely perform all day to day operations in accordance to industry and company safety standards and operating procedures.  The Tree Care Climber will also be expected to maintain a positive image for Acres in the field and in the industry.

1-2 years experience preferred, but willing to train.  Valid IL drivers license.  Willingness to perform physical labor, learn basic chipper operations, to learn basic roping & knot techniques.  Motivated to learn and become a climber. 

Climb trees for pruning and removal while maintaining the A.N.S.I. Z133.1 safety standards.
Prune trees according to A.N.S.I. A300 pruning standard.
Work with team to clean up resulting debris (i.e. brush, branches, logs, etc.)
Perform all job duties with the highest safety standards and quality standards in accordance with A.N.S.I. A300 (quality) and Z133 (safety).
Participate in weekly crew meetings, while providing pertinent operation information on an as needed basis.
Assist in identifying problems and developing solutions.
Comply with all Acres Group policies and procedures relative to uniform usage, alcohol issues, safety job briefings, and other handbook items.
Ensure overall quality and safety of work is done through property evaluations, spot site inspections, pre-trip and post-trip vehicle inspections, and periodic infield site safety inspections.
Participate in the development of standard operation procedures for the department.
Provide suggestions and assist in implementing solutions in conjunction with the work being performed on site, with a goal of continuous improvement of company, industry and A.N.S.I. standards.
Participate in the development and continuous improvement of our Company safety program.
Assist crew leader with the day to day operations.

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