Operates right-of-way clearing equipment and trucks in a safe and timely manner. Maintains clean and safe work areas and right-of-way and maintains good relationships with property owners.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Operates right-of-way equipment, tools and trucks necessary for maintenance of Hoosier Energy’s right-of-ways and facilities.
Performs assignments involving the maintenance of grounds, fences and structures of Hoosier Energy’s line facilities, including but not limited to: Cutting grass and weeds; trimming or removing trees; filling holes and depressions; repairing damaged fences; opening obstructed drainage systems; and operating the necessary vehicles to perform the above.
Plans equipment moves as scheduling and weather conditions warrant.
Prepares reports and takes notes about the completion of assigned tasks, as well as any other observations regarding the status of Hoosier Energy’s line facilities.
Participates in training opportunities in order to gain a working knowledge of the General Line Procedures, as well as the functions and layout of the transmission systems and equipment.
Makes recommendations to the Coordinator and Manager, Deliver Services about any practices, procedures or requirements that will facilitate maintenance schedules, short- or long-range plans, or any other efficiencies or cost improvements.
Acts in an exemplary manner in order to maintain and promote safe practices and procedures and participates in scheduled safety meetings and first aid classes.
Performs other duties as assigned; assists in general right-of-way work as assigned when not engaged in operating heavy right-of-way equipment.
High school diploma or equivalent
Four years of work experience involving successful operation of heavy right-of-way clearing equipment and heavy trucks used in transporting equipment
Skills and Abilities:
Operation and maintenance of heavy right-of-way clearing equipment including heavy trucks; must be capable of climbing in and out of heavy equipment and traversing irregular terrain, operating chain saw, chipper, etc.; must maintain the appropriate driver’s license in order to operate vehicles specified by the company
Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
About Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative serving 18 member electric cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.