Laborer/Sawman

Employment Information

  • Post ID: 440954359
  • Posted Date: Dec 3, 2021
  • Closing Date: Dec 3, 2022
  • Company: Wright Tree Service of Canada, Ltd
  • Category: Skilled Trades & Craft
  • Business Location:10100 114 Ave SE, Calgary, AB, Canada
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Job Details
  • Experience: 1 month - 7 months
  • Opening Positions: 10
  • Remuneration: $18 - $24/hour
  • Education: High school graduation certificate
  • How to apply: email [email protected]
Job Description

Wright Tree Service of Canada, Ltd. is currently seeking a Labors. Positions available immediately in Saskatchewan.

Wright Tree Service of Canada, Ltd. provides vegetation management, storm restoration, and work planning services to utility companies and their communities across the country. Safety is always our highest value. That focus is guided by our “Brother’s Keeper” pledge to keep both ourselves and others safe. We abide by the highest ethical standards, knowing our service is critical to utilities and their customers, and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002.

Wages:

$18.00-$24.00 per hour based on experience and certification.

A career with Wright Tree Service of Canada, Ltd.

  • Competitive wages, piece work & contracts available
  • Shifts of 10 days on 4 days off
  • Paid lodging and per diem for out-of-town work
  • A benefits package with health, dental, and life insurance
  • Paid in-house training
  • A safe workplace, modified work plans
  • Full-time year-round work
  • Opportunity for career advancement
  • Modern fleet of vehicles and equipment
  • Members of PVMAA, ISA, TCIA, LANTA, and other industry associations
  • Opportunity to participate in the Company’s Deferred Stock Unit (DSU) program (Employee Ownership Program)
  • Employee Recognition Program and Company awards

 

Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills:

  • Inspect, identify, and evaluate trees and brush along electric ROWs
  • Notify customers and obtain work authorization of vegetation management with private and local landowners
  • Submit inspection results and work plans to utility clients
  • Conduct safety audits and tree risk assessments
  • Interact with customers and respond to customer inquiries
  • Conduct QA/QC field auditing of line clearance work
  • Estimate vegetation management work to be performed
  • Interact with municipalities and tree organizations
  • Utilize GIS maps, rangefinders, tremble units, planning software on tablets daily
  • Assist during emergency response times such as storms or fires as needed
  • Ensure safe limits of approach and maintain right-of-way access by eliminating problem vegetation growing along high voltage power lines
  • Manage all assigned equipment and enforce the equipment maintenance program
  • Effective reporting of all problems, incidents, and accidents to the supervisor
  • Responsible for pre-notification of public for forestry work on private property including obtaining permission from property owners to do necessary line clearance
  • Handle and address customer concerns
  • Use climbing equipment to climb and work at varying heights cutting, trimming and pruning trees
  • Obtain landowner consents
  • Complete administrative work as needed or assigned
  • Perform other job-related duties as required or assigned

Requirements:

  • Valid UTT, UTW or Chainsaw Ticket
  • Valid class 5 driver s license with a clean driving record, air brakes endorsement a plus
  • Species identification skills and invasive species knowledge, plus knowledge of tree characteristics and growth rates
  • CSTS, WHMIS, First Aid, and TDG certifications preferred
  • Ability to work independently and self-motivated with good time management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Flexibility with traveling in and out of town, via plane and/or vehicle
  • Maintain a high level of technical knowledge and retain valid First Aid certification
  • Ability to travel and work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Assistance may be required during major storm events
  • Applicant must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screening

To apply, email resume to [email protected] A pre-employment drug screen and a valid driver’s license is required. Wright Tree Service of Canada, Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time