Foreman - Utility - Alma, MI # 20163

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Date: Apr 11, 2018

Location: Alma, MI, US, 48801

Company: The Davey Tree Expert Company

Requisition Number: 20163  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1UTL - Kent-Utility SL 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Relocation Available: [[relocation]] 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 


POSITION: Foreman —

Starting Date: Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.


Davey Tree has opportunities in Alma, MI and currently seeking candidate(s) to join our highly skilled enthusiastic Utility Line Clearing crews. Davey is a leader in tree care, utility line clearing, and forestry consulting industries throughout the US and Canada.


This is a full time hourly career opportunity; for a company repeatedly recognized as a top performer in the industry, with the opportunity for overtime.



- Provide line clearing and tree trimming services for major electric utility providers; including pruning treetops, repairing damaged trees by trimming or removal as well as removing broken limbs from wires, roofs, and other objects.

- Using bucket trucks as well as utilizing ropes to ascend trees and clear utility lines proficiently and safely.

- Management of removed tree limbs, logs and brush. Applying herbicides and/or pesticides as needed

- Responsible to properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including; hand tools, chainsaws, chippers, and aerial lifts.

- Operates daily as part of a crew

- Traverse various outdoor terrains

- Work varying heights effectively and efficiently 



- Driver’s license required. Commercial driver’s license highly valuable and may be required, depending on job requirements

- Pesticide license, if required by state law

- Herbicide license a plus

- Line clearance certification if working near utility transmission lines

- ISA Certified Tree Worker certification or willingness to obtain

- Electric utility tree trimming/climbing experience a plus, but will train in all aspects for advancement

- Willingness to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions

- Desire for career growth



- Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

- Competitive wages. Pay rates based on qualifications and experience; with incentives for completing training and certifications.

- Davey is 100% Employee Owned and offers benefits including health/dental/vision care coverage, 401K savings, and Employee stock purchase plan.


Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.


Join our team and GROW with us as you CLIMB the professional tree. APPLY TODAY!

Visit Davey Website: WWW.DAVEY.COM Job Opportunities & Company Profile Information



The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at

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