is outdoor work year-round clearing fire breaks from around power poles. They work for contractors and utility companies to maintain power poles. The work is physically demanding. The employment outlook is steady, but work depends on utility contracts and plans.
Tree Experts has Many Contracts with different Utility Companies.
Pole Clearing’ work includes Weedeating, light lifting, pulling, dragging and light chainsaw work. The work requires working close to high-voltage power lines. The apprentice could work anywhere in the State of California or parts of Oregon, and apprentices are required to accept job dispatches no matter where the job is located.
Asplundh,Trees INC, and Davey Tree are located in many different states.
This apprenticeship takes approximately two 6 months, requiring 1,000 hours of on-the-job training and 144 hours of additional supplemental instruction.
Apprenticeship Entry Requirements
* At least 18 years old.
* Able to read, write and calculate basic math.
* Must be physically able to do the job.
* Have a valid driver’s license.
California being one of the most fire prone States requires all Electric Utilities to maintain a fire break around certain power poles in all State Responsibility Areas.
Tree in one of the contractors that completes this work for Pacific Gas & Electric in the State.
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If you like working under all types of weather condition, then this maybe a job for you.
make sure to check out Asplundh website for career information, as well as trees inc and davey tree.
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