Utility Work Planner – Austin, TX
• Must be able to achieve TX Dept of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Applicator License within 6 months of employment
• Must be able to achieve ISA Certified Arborist & ISA Utility Specialist within 1 year of employment.
• Possess valid drivers license
• Possess excellent leadership skills and be able to handle stressful situations along with being able to multi-task.
• Basic knowledge of trees, including identification, growth habits and correct arboricultural techniques for the trimming, pruning, repairing, maintaining and removing, as applies to working in close proximity to energized conductors.
• Knowledge and understanding of the American National Standards for Tree Care Operations (ANSI Z133.1-2000).
• Basic knowledge of electrical circuit and must be skilled in the reading and understanding of circuit maps.
• Ability to communicate professionally, both verbal and in writing, with the general public, customers, and fellow employees.
• Must be able to wear necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) as required.
• Ability to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times per day.
• Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work tasks such as rain, heat, sun, cold, snow.
• Ability to write, read, and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.
• Ability to communicate with others and represent Wright Tree Service in a professional manner.
• Ability to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, storm work) and will be subject to call-out work.
• Must have valid driver’s license and be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.
• Possess valid First-Aid and CPR cards.
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