Bucket Operator with DL
Company: Utilities Service, LLC
Location: West Jefferson
Posted on: January 15, 2022
We are currently seeking a **BUCKET OPERATOR to join our
**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:**
Under the direct supervision of the Foreperson, a Bucket
+ Plans, assigns, directs, checks, and coordinates work.
+ Responsible for quality and quantity of production and for
following safe practices and rules while clearing and trimming
trees and brush away from utility lines.
+ Must be familiar with the electrical hazard.
+ Removes branches and tree material.
+ Operates a Bucket near energized lines.
+ Cleans up and disposes of all debris.
+ Operates and services equipment, such as gasoline, hydraulic
tools, power saws, power winches, bucket, chipper, and
+ Uses hand-tools, such as axes, hand-lines, saws, block and
tackle, pruners, etc.
+ Sprays brush and stumps, making proper and selective application
+ Obtains written or oral permission from property owners to trim
or remove trees or perform other work on property. Arranges with
customer or property owner to obtain access, advises of
interruption, explains work to be done, etc.
+ Promotes and maintains good customer and public relations through
the effective accomplishment of assigned work and the appropriate
behavior of employees on the crew.
+ Safeguards employees and the public from hazards in and around
+ Cooperates with customers, police, and fire departments when
blocking street or driveways.
+ Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc. to protect
employees and public.
+ Performs tree and bucket rescue.
+ Trains new personnel.
+ Works in all temperatures and will be exposed to nature i.e.,
irritating plants and biting or stinging insects.
+ Works near energized parts or equipment.
+ Works in traffic.
+ Works around excessive noise from machines, jackhammers, gas
drills and other equipment with proper hearing protection.
+ Possesses working knowledge and be able to identify tree and
+ Exposed to hazards of working near power equipment, traffic, high
voltage wires, and falling limbs.
+ Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and
requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees
must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended
periods of time.
+ Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.
+ Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a
+ Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while
completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.
+ Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
+ Must be able to read and comprehend written and verbal job
+ Must be able to verbally communicate with other crew members and
fully understand instructions and information.
+ Must be familiar with electrical hazards.
+ Work demands physical energy, twisting, some lifting ability, and
+ Uses machines, tools, equipment, and work aides used include
chainsaws, hydraulic tools, and hand tools as required.
+ Must have transportation to and from the show up location.
+ Must have a valid Driver's License.
+ Must pass a background check.
+ Must pass a pre-employment drug test.
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_Rarely_ = less than 10%
_Occasionally_ =up to 33%
_Frequently_ = up to 66%
_Continously_ = 67% to 100%
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**Range of Motion:** _Continuously_
**Hearing - Speech Range:** _Frequently_
**Depth Perception:** _Continuously_
**Body Twisting:** _Frequently_
**Color Vision:** _Rarely_
**Sense of Touch:** _Continuously_
**Manual Dexterity:** _Frequently_
**Speaking Clearly:** _Frequently_
**Seeing Distant:** _Continuously_
**Climbing Ladders:** _Occasionally_
**Climbing On/Off Truck:** _Occasionally_
**Climbing Stairs:** _Rarely_
**Lifting up to 10 lbs:** _Frequently_
**Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs:** _Continuously_
**Lifting up to 50 lbs:** _Occasionally_
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the
position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals
with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should
contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
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