North Carolina
Posted 2 years ago

Job description


Job Locations:

  • Raleigh
  • Cary
  • Durham
  • Knightdale
  • Wendell
  • Clayton
  • Zebulon
  • Greenville
  • Goldsboro
  • Louisburg
  • Wake Forest

Position Description

Ground personnel are essential to the crew as they assist the foremen, climbers, fellers, and control the work site; all while interacting with the public. The Groundsman reports directly to the Crew Foreman and General Foreman.

Level I Position Requirements

  • Proper use of PPE
  • Current driver’s license: Commercial Driver’s License required
  • Driving skills and vehicle safety including how to perform a pre-trip inspection
  • Job planning and preparation
  • Working knowledge of all job site tools and equipment
  • Completion of TCIA EHAP and Aerial Rescue training course.
  • First Aid / CPR Trained
  • Proficient in chipper operation and safety devices
  • Proficient in chipper / vehicle hookup
  • Understanding how to properly position a chipper
  • Proficient in chipper inspection and basic maintenance
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate a winch
  • Functional rigging knowledge, including practical application and inspection
  • Completion of Mowbray’s TCIA Step-1 Ground Operations and Chipper Operator Specialist

Level II Position Requirements

  • Proficient in Groundsman Level 1 requirements
  • Proficient in work site documentation
  • Trained in how to interact with the public
  • Working knowledge of how to identify job site hazards
  • Understanding of how to choose, store and fuel a chainsaw
  • Working knowledge of all chainsaw and chipper PPE
  • Proficient in chainsaw operation.
  • Working knowledge of basic Boom Truck operations (ground controls)
  • Completion of Mowbray’s TCIA Step-1 Chainsaw Specialist
  • Completion of EHAP Training

Level III Position Requirements:

  • Proficient in Groundsman Level 1 and Level 2 requirements
  • Commercial driver’s license
  • Proficient in safe tree felling
  • Working knowledge of cutting techniques
  • Basic rigging: trained in how to operate a lowering device
  • Basic knot tying skills
  • Must be able to perform an Aerial Rescue


  • High School Diploma (preferred)
  • Bi-lingual (preferred)
  • First Aid and CPR Trained (required)
  • EHAP Trained (required)
  • CDL (required)
  • Physically fit for the job (required)

Job Type: Full-time


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability



  • Commercial Driver’s License (Required)

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