Equipment Operator – Davey Tree Expert Company & The Care of Trees

Currently Hiring: Equipment Operator

The Davey Tree Expert Company and The Care of Trees, Inc., a Davey company, provides a full range of tree care services and is currently hiring for Equipment Operator in the West Chicago Office.  The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World.

Job Duties
Positions involve operating mobile equipment, including but not limited to manlift and mobile crane, during tree removal on Residential-Commecial properties. Responsible for equipment and crew safety when removing trees. Assist in all job functions as a member of the crew.

Qualifications
Prefer a minimum of two (2) years hazardous/technical rigging tree removal and training, which provides the necessary crane and man lift operations skills, knowledge and abilities required.

The applicant must:

  • Have general knowledge of different mobile equipment used for tree removal.
  • Be able to read, understand and use crane load charts to determine load and radius capabilities of cranes, or be able to learn.
  • Have general knowledge of construction rigging – use of slings, cable chokers, multi-part load blocks, etc.
  • Be capable of successfully passing a crane operations certification test.
  • Must Have a CDL.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Full time hourly position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey Tree offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen, E-verify Social Security Number verification, and criminal background check required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Tree Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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