The Davey Tree Expert Company

Spray Train Foreperson

Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5 Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 0A3 Winnipeg, MB, CA, R0E 1J0 Saskatoon, SK, CA, S7V 0A9 Carp, ON, CA, K0A 1L0 Calgary, AB, CA, T2E 6T3 Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 5R3 Nisku, AB, CA, T9E 1C6 West Kelowna, British Columbia, CA, V1Z 1G5 Port Robinson, ON, CA, L0S 1K0

Additional Locations: Travel Required across Provinces

Primary Locations: Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5, Alberta, Calgary, 4019 23rd Street NE, T2E 6T3, Alberta, Nisku, 3800-13 Street, T9E 1C6, British Columbia, West Kelowna, 1240 Industrial Road, V1Z 1G5, Manitoba, Winnipeg, 155 Transport Road, R0E 1J0, Ontario, Burlington, 6-4450 Corporate Drive, L7L 5R3, Ontario, Port Robinson, 1354 Chippawa Creek Road Unit 3, L0S 1K0, Ontario, Carp, 196 Cardevco Road, K0A 1L0, Ontario, Pickering, 1661 Quigley Street, L1W 0A3, Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, 5103 8th Street East, S7V 0A9 

Requisition ID: 179388

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree has numerous crews that are professionally trained to provide tree trimming and removal services to ensure the scope of this contracted work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines. Our relatable experiences and industries serviced include notably Utilities, Municipalities, Government, Rail, Commercial and Residential.

Divisional Overview

We provide utilities, rail, and road transport with safe and efficient right of way clearance services. Clients rely on us for timely resource mobilization during severe weather events and proactive planning services, such as system hardening and storm restorations.

Job Duties

In this role, you will travel extensively across Canada as you work to support our rail clients to ensure track safety is maintained for both passengers and goods. You will be relied upon to provide leadership and confidence to a crew as you work to efficiently and safely perform various scopes of work.

Position Overview

  • Perform chemical and mechanical vegetation control.
  • Maintain meticulous records of herbicide use, inventory, and equipment.
  • Travel to various sites
  • Operate Hi-Rail herbicide applicator equipment, adhering to all company and environmental standards.
  • Organize and direct crew in successful and safe execution of the scope of work.
  • Manage customer service expectations, Communicate with customer daily.
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience related to Hi-Rail herbicidal application.
  • Previous experience in a leadership role an asset.
  • Strong shrub and plant identification skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Valid provincial driver’s license. Licensed to drive a 5-ton vehicle and air brake endorsement strongly preferred.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • First Aid certification preferred.

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Occasional overtime required.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Excellent Benefits package, RRSP matching 
  • Employee-owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and careers advancement opportunities.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please email

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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