Utilities Service, LLC Groundperson in Neosho, Missouri

We are currently seeking a Vegetation Groundperson to join our team.

Essential Functions

  • Uses a chainsaw to cut brush, logs and stumps of larger trees.

  • Gathers brush and feed brush into wood chipper.

  • Applies chemical herbicide to right-of-way, following brush removal

  • Utilizes hose and spray nozzle from truck mounted spray equipment which includes tank, pump, hose reel, 200 feet of ½ inch hose, or utilizes back-pack to treat remote areas.

  • Services truck, chipper, and equipment, maintaining them in neat, clean, and specified mechanical order.

  • Works around hazardous equipment.

  • Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saws, wood chipper, with hearing protection.

  • Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to nature, i.e., irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, dust, etc.

  • Works on unlevel ground.

  • Works around falling limbs with protection.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.

  • Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.

  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold.

  • Must be able to traverse various terrains.

  • Must be able to write, read and comprehend written and verbal job instructions/information.

  • Must be able to communicate with others.

  • Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.

  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver up to 50 pounds on an infrequent basis, and up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis.

  • Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight or ten hour day. Must be able to work long hours and overtime during emergencies (including holidays, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work.

  • Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.

  • Must be able to operate and service all required tools and equipment.

  • Must have transportation to and from the startup location.

  • Must pass a background and/or MVR check.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Physical Requirements:


Key:

Rarely = less than 10%

Occasionally =up to 33%

Frequently = up to 66%

Continously = 67% to 100%


Standing: Frequently

Seeing: Continuously

Walking: Frequently

Reading: Occasionally

Sitting: Rarely

Reaching: Frequently

Stooping: Frequently

Range of Motion: Frequently

Kneeling: Occasionally

Hearing - Speech Range: Frequently

Squatting: Frequently

Depth Perception: Frequently

Body Twisting: Frequently

Color Vision: Rarely

Crawling: Rarely

Lifting: Frequently

Sense of Touch: Continuously

Carrying: Continuously

Manual Dexterity: Frequently

Pushing: Frequently

Speaking Clearly: Frequently

Pulling: Continuously

Seeing Distant: Frequently

Climbing Ladders: Rarely

Climbing On/Off Truck: Occasionally

Climbing Stairs: Rarely

Climbing Poles: Rarely

Balancing: Occasionally

Gripping: Continuously

Lifting up to 10 lbs: Frequently

Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs: Frequently

Lifting up to 50 lbs: Occasionally

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.