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Vegetation Management Groundman

Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
Norman, OK 73069
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Oklahoma Electric Cooperative (OEC) is a nonprofit electric cooperative and is owned by those we serveour members. We work for our members, not for distant investors. That means any revenue we make in excess of the cost to do business is returned to our memberssimilar to profits made by investor-owned utilities being distributed among their shareholders. OEC strives to be our members' trusted, preferred energy provider and impactful community partner.

We believe one avenue to accomplish this is by hiring individuals who will partner with us in providing outstanding service to our members. OEC values our employees and provide competitive pay and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as retirement saving options.

OEC is currently accepting resumes for the open position of Vegetation Management Groundman. This is a full-time position with occasional after-hours, weekend, and emergency assignments.

The Vegetation Management Groundman assists with maintaining OEC's vegetation right-of-way to enable the delivery of safe, reliable electricity to members. This includes pruning, clearing, and application of herbicide to vegetation on energized and de-energized lines according to OEC's specifications and policies.

This position will occasionally be on-call and available to respond to calls on short notice. Interested applicants should reside in, or be willing to relocate to, OEC's service territory.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prunes and removes vegetation using chainsaws, hand saws, mowers, and various other tools and equipment
  • Removes and chips brush
  • Applies herbicide according to OEC, state, and industry standards
  • Practices and promotes respect towards members, property owners, and all property
  • May work from bucket or ground
  • Assists crew members and others in the department
  • Maintains appropriate operation and care of all vehicles, tools, and equipment and ensures necessary items are readily available on vehicles
  • Demonstrates continued learning and progression of responsibilities, skills, and abilities to progress in the department

Ideal applicants meet the following requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Class A CDL is preferred
    • Class A CDL is required for the position. Selected applicant must obtain Class A CDL permit upon conditional offer and obtain license within 3 months of start date.
  • Safety minded, team-oriented, shows great attention to detail, willing to take on responsibilities and challenges, works well under stress, and punctual

Please note that applicants applying thorugh Indeed may need to complete their application at okcoop.org/join-our-team/. Please check your email for further instructions.



Posted: 2021-04-12 Expires: 2021-05-13

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