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Foreperson - Awendaw, SC

Company: Xylem Tree Experts
Location: Awendaw
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Foreperson coordinates crew members, equipment, tools, and supplies in order to complete all jobs according to contract specifications.Essential FunctionsAlways follow and enforce safe practices and rulesDirect crew members and manage equipment each dayAssign specific tasks to crew members and supervise performancePlan and execute the assigned work and tasks in a safe and professional mannerOrganize job assignments so that work is completed as efficiently as possibleNotify private property owners of presence on property; obtain permission from property owners to trim or remove trees and/or apply herbicides; discuss issues such as obtaining access, power interruption, work to be done, etc. with customer and/or property ownerEnsure crew members wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and follow safe practices on the jobTrim and/or remove trees by climbing with the aid of a ladder, safety belt, climbing line, powered trimmer lift truck, or work from the ground using gasoline, air, and hand-powered saws, pruner, etc.; cuts branches or trunk sections and ropes or lowers them to the ground with linesSpray stumps and brush with hand-spraying equipment to prevent further growthLoad and unload trucks with logs, stumps, brush, and debris and/or feeds brush into a powered chipperDesignate break and lunch timeDirect cleanup of the job site and make sure all equipment and supplies are secured on the truckInspect the work performed to job specifications then notify customer that work has been completedKeep accurate records of time, equipment, and material usedComplete daily truck inspection; conduct job briefings as specified by federal lawRe-stock needed supplies on truck and perform routine maintenance on equipment or inform General Foreperson of damaged equipment and needed suppliesDetermine action to take in emergency situations by eliminating hazards to life and propertyPerform duties for storm work as neededSupervisory ResponsibilitiesThe Foreperson has no direct reports, but directs crew members to prepare equipment, tools, and supplies necessary for each days work.Experience RequirementsPrior experience in electric utility vegetation management, construction, logging, landscaping, mechanical, or military industries preferredEducation RequirementsHigh School diploma or education equivalent preferredKnowledge, Skills, and AbilitiesMust be able to meet and demonstrate qualifications of all positions on a crewMust be able to follow verbal or written directivesMust be able to delegate work and take accountability for the performance of a crewMust be able to understand drawings and symbols representing lines, voltages, line equipment, etc.Must be capable of adjusting to field requirements and taking independent action without close supervisionMust have and maintain a Drivers License and be able to safely drive a company vehicleMust be able to work outdoors under varying and sometimes adverse weather conditionsMust be able to obtain and maintain first-aid certification and CPRMust have and maintain a Drivers License if hired for a driving positionMust be able to effectively communicate with othersMust have endurance necessary to perform duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour dayMust be able to operate and service all required tools and equipmentMust be able to travel out of town for storm restoration work when neededThis job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, orresponsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change orbe assigned at any time with or without Jobble

Keywords: Xylem Tree Experts, Mount Pleasant , Foreperson - Awendaw, SC, Other , Awendaw, South Carolina

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