Foreperson (CDL Required) - ATE
Company: Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC - 172
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Job Title: Foreperson This position ensures the productivity of
daily operations, working closely with management to determine
recruiting/hiring needs, deadlines, and safety protocols to enforce
among crew. The Foreperson is responsible for troubleshooting
routine job site issues and engages all employees/contractors on
required training, managing, and mentoring. Are you a real
go-getter looking for an amazing opportunity with a nationwide
full-service-utility contractor offering competitive wages and
incredible benefits? Keep reading because this job might be for
you! Since 1928, Asplundh has been dedicated to safe, efficient and
innovative line clearance services to the utility industry.
Reliable, uninterrupted power is an important service provided by
the world's electrical utilities and Asplundh has the expertise to
help keep the power flowing. Diversification over the years has
opened up vegetation management services to other specialized
markets such as municipalities, railroads, pipelines, helicopter
vegetation services, and departments of transportation. A
family-owned and operated corporation headquartered near
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Asplundh has grown to employ over
33,000 service professionals throughout the United States, Canada,
Australia and New Zealand. Job Type: Full-Time +, Non-Exempt Pay:
Competitive, Hourly Benefits:
Benefits Available and Vary per position and location
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Plans, coordinates, and assigns daily work for crew after
receiving/interpreting orders from a General Foreperson/Line
Conducts field training/retraining, instructing crew on new or
revised job units.
Enforces safe work practices, as experience, judgment, company
policy, and OSHA specifies and conducts safety training in
accordance with company policies and procedures.
Discusses with property owner/customer(s) issues such as obtaining
access, power interruption, work to be done, responsibility for
apparent damage to property; refers controversial cases to the
Obtains oral or written permission from property owners to perform
Promotes and maintains good customer and public relations through
effective completion of assigned work and the appropriate behavior
of employees on the crew.
May be delegated the authority to investigate incident reports,
damage claims, etc., and to settle minor damage claims.
Maintains accurate records, timesheets and reports related to the
performance of the crew operation.
Controls crew costs, including effective use of peoplepower, work
methods, operation of equipment, etc.
Furnishes General Foreperson and utility representative with
reports of orders completed, units of work completed, crew time,
minor damage repairs and distribution, etc.
Periodically furnishes reports on incidents, truck breakdowns,
private property damage, new employee follow -up, etc.
Cooperates with customers, police, and fire departments when
blocking streets or driveways.
Sets up barriers, warning signs, flags, markers, etc., to protect
employees and safeguard public from hazards. In emergency
situations, determines action to be taken to eliminate hazards to
life and property.
Inspects and makes or provides for necessary repairs to tools,
truck, and other equipment.
Maintains good housekeeping on truck and at work location.
Responsible for DOT maintenance and inspection requirements on all
Keeps informed regarding new equipment, specifications, standard
practices, operating procedures, and customer and company employee
relations policies and practices, including EEO and AA policies.
Requests repair or replacement, when necessary.
Requires the understanding of drawings and symbols representing
lines, voltages, line equipment, etc.
Must have excellent communication and leadership skills.
Must have organization skills and be able to multi-task.
Must be capable of adjusting to field requirements and take
independent action without close supervision.
Must be able to safely drive an approved company vehicle.
Must be able to work with hands above head for extended periods of
Due to the capacity of existing equipment, the weight of the
employee should not exceed approximately 300 pounds.
Must have no fear of heights.
Education & Experience
Must be 18 years or older
High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
Upon offer, employees may be required to subject and pass a
pre-employment drug screen, background and/or MVR check.
License & Certifications:
Valid commercial Driver license (CDL) required.
RARE (less than 10%): crawling, climbing, gripping, lifting up to
OCCASSIONAL (up to 33%): standing, stooping, kneeling, squatting,
body-twisting, sense of touch, manual dexterity, lifting over 10
lbs. to 50 lbs., reaching, range-of-motion, lifting, carrying,
pushing, pulling, climbing ladders, climbing stairs, balancing.
FREQUENT (up to 66%): walking, sitting, climbing on/off truck,
reading, lifting up to 10 lbs.
CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): speaking clearly, seeing distant, seeing,
hearing-speech-range, depth-perception, color vision.
Safety Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and
requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees
must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of
equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and
concentration for extended periods of time, be able to withstand
exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments,
be able to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able
to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the
endurance necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of
performing job duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be
able to communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend
written/verbal job instructions and information, and communicate
and handle conflict professionally. Works in proximity to energized
Works around excessive noise from machines, chain saw, wood chipper
and other equipment with hearing protection.
Works in all temperatures and weather and will be exposed to
nature, i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects,
Works at varying heights above ground and on unlevel terrain.
Must be able to walk, climb, and work from ladders, or at various
heights, on uneven and slippery surfaces, performing
mentally/physically demanding work under unfavorable weather
conditions while handling equipment or material.
About Us: As a full-service utility contractor Asplundh performs
tree pruning and removals, right-of-way clearing and maintenance,
vegetation management with herbicides and emergency storm work and
logistical support. Asplundh is the parent company of UtiliCon
Solutions whose subsidiaries provide overhead and underground line
construction, planning and design, meter reading and AMR/AMI
installation, electrical testing, and street lighting/traffic
signal services. Asplundh also operates Rotor Blade Airborne
Utilities Management, overhead electric distribution and
transmission lines using MD 500 helicopters. 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
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