Utility Arborist Team Leader

Team Leader Shropshire, Mid Wales , West Midlands (United Kingdom) Full Time£27,000 - £29,000 (GBP)

Arbserv Ltd

About the Company

Arbserv provide Tree Management for Utilities, Developers, Land Managers, Estate Agents & Home Owners.

A Trusted Reputation for Delivering Quality & Excellence in Arboricutural Services.

CHAS accreditation, BSI 9001 Certification, Achilles UVDB Qualified and a professional member of the Arboricultural Association.

Be part of a professional forward thinking Arb company.

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About the job

Arbserv require an additional Team Leader Climber to fulfill an expansion of work on local utility powerline Arb

The Role:

• Utility Arborist Team Leader Climber

• Working on the overhead Powerline Network mainly in the Shropshire & Telford Area.

• Drive company 4x4 vehicle towing track chipper on a plant trailer. Valid B+E driving license required.

• Load vehicles and prepare equipment.

• Carry out daily & pre-use checks on vehicles kit & equipment using an app-based system.

• Maintain vehicles, tools and equipment.

• Plan and contact customers as required when the land/tree owner has specified prior notice is required.

• Locate and drive to pre-surveyed and consented work sites using Network Maps & Sat nav.

• Complete written risk assessments forms for each site before carrying out work & book on/off the distribution
network with control.

• Carry out both aerial & ground-based tree & vegetation safety clearance work in close proximity to
predominantly live & sometimes isolated overhead powerlines.

• Direct and lead your team to carry out work to pre-surveyed specifications.

• Fill out app-based job completion forms.

• Feedback information and work with your manager to organise workload.

• Emergency Tree Fault work will be expected of you from time to time as it arises outside of normal working hrs
Mon-Fri 7.30am – 4.30pm (additional rates of pay apply for out of hours work)

• Ad-hoc you will be expected to work on non-utility domestic and commercial work.

Salary range (depending on experience):

• Utility Arborist Team Leader Climber Role £27,000 - £29,000 dependent on experience, based on 40hrs week
Mon-Fri 7.30am to 4.30pm.

Holidays & Benefits:

• 28 Days paid leave per annum (including bank holidays)

• Workplace pension scheme

• All PPE & Equipment provided.

This role is suited to an Arborist who has good leadership & organisational skills, enjoys working as a small team, is proactive and forward thinking.

Preferred Skills

Qualifications & Experience required:

• Utility Arborist Climber: NPTC 30, 31, 38, 39, 40 & CHIPPER TICKET. (Plus UA1, UA2.1, 2.2, 2.3)

• Valid emergency first-aid at work required.

• Full driving license (including trailer BE)

• MEWP ticket would be an advantage, but not essential.

• Minimum of 2 years experience as a climbing arborist.

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