• Groundperson with DL Union

    Utilities Service, LLCGoddard, KS 67052

    Job #1066283712

  • The below Pay and Benefits are what you can expect to receive as a full time employee of Region 066

    • Pay scale ranging from $11.08 to $23.15 per hour. Direct Deposit.

    • Up to 15 vacation days, paid by company.

    • All major Holidays paid by company.

    • Health, Dental, Eye, Prescription, Insurance paid for by company.

    • Retirement packages, paid for by company.

    • 401K -Where Applicable.

    • FMLA

    • Short term disability benefit.

    • Prescription safety glasses.

    • All Tools to do the job supplied by the company.

    • Industry leading Safety and Training programs.

    • OJT - All Training is provide one on one / On The Job on the clock.

    • First Aid and CPR Training also provided.

    • DOT regulated Drug Free Workplace.

    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.

    • Assists senior spray person in mixing herbicide in holding tank.

    • 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

    • Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.

    • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as necessary.

    • Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle.

    • 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 show up location.

    • Must have a valid driver's license.

    • Must pass background and MVR check

    • Must be willing to pay union dues.

    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 ~~~, ext 1339.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.