Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association is seeking a Tree Trimmer who wants an exciting work atmosphere and to be a part of a team dedicated to safe, reliable, energy efficient solutions with exceptional service.
This position will work under the general direction of the Tree Trimmer Foreman and will be a part of a crew focused on maintaining the rights-of-way through vegetation management and tree trimming services in conformity with approved techniques and safety standards near power lines. This position will also assist in all areas including construction, maintenance, paperwork, and scheduling.
Perform line clearance duties including pruning, removing, and cutting trees and brush near energized power lines from an aerial device or belt and hooks at various heights up to 100 feet
Work with tree trimming equipment including but not limited to bucket truck, power saws, chain saws, hand saws, chippers, axe wedges, hand tools, sprayers, loaders, skid steers, aerial devices, dump trucks, etc.
Communicate with members concerning tree hazards, tree trimming, tree removal and Association policies and programs related to tree trimming.
Support field restoration efforts during outage events including but not limited to problem identification, groundwork, and communication with office.
High school diploma or equivalent required; ISA Certificate preferred.
Minimum of one year experience as journeyman tree trimmer required; minimum of two years’ experience as an aerial bucket operator required; minimum of two years’ experience working around energized lines required; experience with ropes and saddle rope work over energized circuits required; experience with power saws, chippers, and other tree trimming equipment required.
If you are looking for an opportunity with a great cooperative please review the complete job description and apply at www.pvrea.com/careers
Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. Fort Collins is home to Colorado State University and our area has an outstanding public school system. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the Fort Collins area experiences 300 days of sunshine per year and offers exciting recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, cycling, golfing plus some unique cultural offerings, and is a regional center for employment and shopping. The Fort Collins area offers the convenience of a small town atmosphere with all the amenities of a larger city. If you are seeking a great lifestyle and a community in which you can reinvigorate yourself then the Fort Collins area is it. We are an EEO employer.