Experienced EWP Operator

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Work type: Permanent full time
Location: Adelaide, Edwardstown, Mount Gambier, Murray Bridge, Port Pirie
Categories: Arborist, EWP Operator

Active is looking to appoint EWP Operators to join our Northern crew covering but not limited to Gumeracha, Gawler and Barossa areas.

The Role:

You will work in a small crew, rotating throughout the day between duties. You will undertake all aspects of tree maintenance work in a safe and effective way. Trimming and dismantling trees around powerlines when in the bucket of an Elevated Work Platform. This is an opportunity to work outdoors in a small team with good work ethic, using well-maintained innovative equipment and leading technology.

You will have the ability to work in a physically demanding outdoor environment in various types of weather conditions. You will not be afraid to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into hard physical work.

What’s on offer:

  • Full time permanent role with job security
  • 8-hour shift from 7.00am to 3.30pm
  • Attractive hourly rate plus super, daily travel allowance and the opportunity for overtime
  • Paid Living Away From Home allowance when applicable
  • All PPE and uniforms provided
  • Gain licences and tickets (Chainsaw ticket, traffic control, First Aid & CPR)
  • Gain a Certificate II in ESI – Powerline Vegetation Control
  • Opportunities for progression including Tree Climber, Vegetation Auditor, Team Leader, Supervisor and more
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to well-maintained equipment and state of the art technology
  • National organisation with opportunities to relocate

What we need from you:

  • A current and unrestricted drivers’ licence is mandatory
  • EWP Licence is essential
  • A MR/HR class driver’s licence is desirable
  • Industry experience and/or qualifications (Cert II ESI Powerline Vegetation Control or Cert III Horticulture/Arboriculture are highly advantageous)
  • A passion and respect for safety, Home Safe Every Day is our number one value
  • The ability to work as part of a team with a mature outlook and good communication skills

About Active:

We are an Australian owned essential service with a national footprint and a workforce of 800 committed to delivering arboriculture, vegetation management, and consultancy services. We have been around for 45 years, and work to keep our communities safe and green while making sure our teams safety comes first.

Visit our website to learn more about our people and their Active journey.

Please note: All shortlisted candidates are required to attend a full pre-employment medical including audio testing and drug and alcohol screening.

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