Utility Tree Trimmer & Equipment Operator Right of Way Crewman Line Services Crewman
Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation
Location: Berryville, Arkansas
Type: Full Time
Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
To provide maximum service to the members and cooperative by efficiently performing work in connection with the clearing and re-clearing of rights of way and assisting other functions of line services.
Reports to Vegetation Management Foreman
Directs no personnel by default. Certain Crewmen may be assigned to serve in a truck/group leader role, and/or assigned to temporarily fill in certain functions of a Vegetation Management Foreman.
Cooperates or coordinates with all persons both within and outside the cooperative as deemed necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the position.
QUALIFICATIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Experience operating tools, chainsaws, and large equipment is preferred. Quick learning abilities are accepted in lieu of experience.
Must have (or be willing and able to obtain within six months of employment) a Class A commercial driver’s license.
Must have (or be willing and able to obtain within two years of employment) the qualifications of a line-clearance tree trimmer.
Must have (or be willing and able to learn) the ability to efficiently and accurately operate electronic mobile devices.
Requires willingness and ability to work in a wide variety of environmental conditions, including but not limited to heat, cold, rain, snow/ice, etc.
Requires willingness and ability to participate in the on-call and call-out schedules, and Emergency Action Plan, and promptly respond outside of normal working hours.
Requires willingness to reside within a radius prescribed by management.
Requires willingness and ability to work in a wide variety of positions and postures, including but not limited to aloft, overhead, bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, and twisting.
Requires willingness and ability to work in a constant state of alertness and focus.
Requires willingness and ability to lift light and medium loads frequently and assist with heavy loads occasionally.
Safely performs the clearing or re-clearing of rights of way and trimming of trees.
Cooperates and communicates with landowners to maintain good public and member relations.
Attends and actively participates in employee safety meetings and other meetings.
Cooperates and communicates with coworkers to maintain a safe and professional workplace.
Properly uses and maintains right-of-way clearing tools and equipment, including but not limited to hand cutting tools, chainsaws, woodchippers, bucket trucks, and various vegetation management equipment, as qualified and assigned.
Climbs trees for trimming along energized high-voltage powerlines, as qualified.
Sees that any vehicles, tools, equipment, and supplies assigned are properly used and kept in good condition.
Uses safety equipment as needed and practices safe working habits.
While operating a vehicle, complies with all traffic laws, safety rules and regulations, and safe practices, ensuring the safety of the vehicle, its occupants and load, bystanders, and the public.
Observes and inspects powerlines and poles for hazardous conditions or other conditions that might cause a power failure. Accurately collects and reports inspection data.
As qualified and as needed and assigned, works as a groundman to assist line crews during normal daily operations.
As qualified, serves as a helper to Journeyman/Lineman during outage restoration events.
Carroll Electric Cooperative is an energy provider powering Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri with headquarters in Berryville, Ark. The Berryville headquarters is nestled within the beautiful hills and lakes of the Ozarks, just 45 minutes from Branson, MO, and one hour from the Fayetteville-Rogers-Bentonville metro area. Carroll Electric also has district offices in Bentonville, Jasper, and Huntsville, along with line services centers in Gravette, Pea Ridge, and Lowell. The entire region offers an extraordinary quality of life as well as many recreational opportunities.
Carroll Electric has been in business for over 80 years and has nearly 300 full time positions. The Cooperative has experienced sustained growth throughout its 80-year existence and is passionate about providing reliable service at an affordable rate.
Visit www.carrollecc.com/careers for more information.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their status in any category protected by applicable law.