Utility Tree Worker

Utility Tree Worker

Opened on: 2023-02-08
Closes on: 2023-06-08
Location: Onoway, AB
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EQUS was founded on the co-operative spirit. Our core values of Quality, Accountability, Community and Knowledge define the attitude our teams bring to work every day, together we connect rural Alberta and enrich the lives of our members.

Job purpose

Utility Tree Workers help implement the brushing policies set forth by EQUS by removing trees or portions of trees near power lines. Utility Tree Workers complete day-to-day work as assigned by the Vegetation Leader, while providing assistance to the Utility Tree Trimmer and the Vegetation Team.


Assist Utility Tree Trimmer with vegetation removal

Ensure safe limits of approach and maintain right-of-way access by eliminating problem vegetation growing along high voltage power lines

Assist in obtaining landowner consents

Verify contractors’ completed work

Assist work leader with preparation of tender packages for contractors

Assisting in dealing with member concerns

Other duties as required

Review and approval of work

This position reports to the Vegetation Leader

Job requirements

Valid class 5 driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract and Q air endorsement

Good communication skills

General computer literacy

Education and Experience

Certified Utility Tree Worker registered with the Professional Vegetation Managers Association

Crew experience on tree control crews

Previous vegetation experience


EQUS strives to attract and retain highly skilled talent and expertise vital to our organization’s success. We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent opportunities for development and growth.

Power up your career by joining the EQUS team!

Submit your application to HR@EQUS.CA


Apply at: https://equs.ca/about-us/careers/