The Davey Tree Expert Company

DZ Driver - Utility

Pickering, ON, CA, L1W 0A3

Additional Locations: na

Primary Locations: Ontario, Pickering, 1661 Quigley Street, L1W 0A3 

Requisition ID: 172980

Position Overview

As a DZ Driver - Utility with Davey Tree you will be responsible for ensuring the crew and equipment arrive at the job site safely and on time. Once at site you will join the rest of the crew; providing your in-depth knowledge and skills to ensure the job gets done right and on time.

Job Duties

  • Drive a commercial truck with crew and equipment to various job sites as required.
  • Perform and log daily pre and post trip inspections of the vehicle.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the truck, keeping interior and exterior of vehicle free of debris.
  • Operate as an active crew member with supporting ground crew and crew leader:
    • Provides line clearing and tree trimming services for major electric utility providers and rail customersPruning, thinning, and removing deadwood throughout the tree canopy
    • Removal of hazardous trees
    • Removal or trimming of trees and brush encroaching onto utility or transportation rights of ways
  • Properly maintain, prepare, and operate all tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, aerial lifts and more.
  • Responsible for job site set up, clean up.
  • Abide by Davey and industry safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • Understanding and implementation of the process of safely ascending tree canopies at all heights.
  • 1-3 years experience.
  • Arborist certification or willingness to work towards.
  • Strong tree, knot and shrub 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 required.
  • Clean drivers abstract required.
  • Ability to work safely as part of a team and possess the willingness to learn and progress.
  • Preferred background in Forestry, Horticulture or Landscaping.

Additional Information

  • Full time. Year-round employment.
  • Davey provides ongoing training and career advancement opportunities, including assistance with tuition
  • Employee owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service.
  • Excellent Benefits package and RRSP Matching program
  • Employee Referral Program and other company perks

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.

 

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 canada.recruiting@davey.com.

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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