Sunday , March 26 2023

First Electric Jobs For Mechanized Trimmer Operator I

Website First Electric Cooperative

Job Description:

A Mechanized Trimmer Operator I is responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of a mechanized trimmer used to facilitate the adequate right of way clearance for distribution and/or transmission power lines.  In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and strive to push forward AECI’s mission.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drives/operates ROW vehicles and equipment as necessary to safely and efficiently complete tasks and projects.
  • Performs daily inspection and maintenance of chainsaws and safety equipment; must be able to safely and efficiently operate chainsaws.
  • Performs right of way clearing duties, to include the following: bucket work, climbing work, ground clearing, cutting, chipping, piling, burning, and other disposal of brush.
  • Safely operates mechanized trimmer to trim trees along right of way. Stop work and notify supervisor in the event of safety hazards.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment and keeps documentation of maintenance performed.
  • Inspects ROW in front of equipment to flag obstacles (i.e. phone pedestals, guy wire, septic tanks/systems, water and gas lines/meters, etc.)
  • Performs traffic control duties around work area as needed
  • Must understand general safety rules and policies and promote good relations with other crew members, patron cooperatives, and the general public.

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 months experience and/or training.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • Able to work in outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potentially hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemical, moving mechanical parts, electrical sources, fumes, airborne particles, heights, dangerous people, etc.).
  • Able to work in extreme heat or cold
  • Able to work in extremely loud areas
  • Able to perform highly repetitive and physical functions
  • Must be able to travel to various locations and stay overnight as required to complete work assignments

Job Details:

Company: First Electric Cooperative

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Information Technology

Job Location: Jacksonville, AR, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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