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Line Clearance Tree Trimmer

Missoula Electric Coop

  • Location: Missoula, MT
  • Post Date: 5/20/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
Missoula Electric Cooperative seeks a Line Clearance Tree Trimmer to report to our Missoula office. All successful candidates will be required to pass pre-employment background screening, drug/alcohol testing and fitness capacity exam. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Required: minimum one year experience in felling, climbing and trimming trees, and clearing right-of-ways. One year electric line clearance experience preferred. Required: experience in use and maintenance of brush chipper and chain saws; experience using proper rigging practices and tree climbing. Required: Current ACRT Line Clearance certification OR ability to acquire and maintain ACRT Line Clearance certification within one year of employment. This certification requires a 1.5 hour written exam and real-time execution of 3 physical tests to include tree and bucket rescue and maneuvering in trees. MEC will assist in obtaining this certification. ISA Certified Arborist preferred. Required to hold or be able to obtain within 45 consecutive days of hire, a valid Montana Class A, Interstate CDL. Pay range $21.15 to $29.53, this is a union position through IBEW. Excellent benefit package. To be eligible to be considered, the following must be completed in full and submitted: MEC Application of Employment, current resume and cover letter. See job description and application requirements at www.missoulaelectric.com. This cooperative is an Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer.