Lewis Tree Service, Inc Area Manager in Columbus, Ohio
This is an opportunity in an area of expansion with opportunity for growth!
You’re looking for that next step in your career, to advance in an industry you love. Lewis Tree Service will set you up for success, providing an opportunity for you to develop your leadership skills and advance the business.Who you are…
Open-Minded : open to new ideas, willing to listen and observe, humble
Technology-Minded : enjoys utilizing and learning new technologies to enable our work
Servant Leader : cares for the team, puts their success first
Business Acumen : deep understanding of our business and the customer’s needs
Collaborative : strong people skills, able to give and receive constructive feedback, flexible
What you’ll do:
Lead the team, including the Supervisors reporting to you, ensuring successful production results, and creating and a positive team environment.
Work Oversight & Safety
Schedule weekly crew visits with General Foremen, giving guidance, assistance, and support.
Oversee the implementation of the Corporate Safety Program; training sessions, tailgate meetings. and award pro grams.
Work with General Foremen, Supervisors and Corporate Safety investigating and settling accident claims quickly, efficiently, and sensitively.
Ensures that high-quality arboricultural work is being performed at all times.
Maintains open communication with Division Manager on all area operational activities.
Customer Interaction and Work Planning
Continuous contact with existing customers to ensure customer satisfaction.
Ensures compliance of all customers' contract specifications and requirements.
Contacts potential customers as assigned by Regional Vice President or Division Manager.
Ability to review and/or estimate fixed price lump sum bid work.
Ensures that employees receive training to prepare for job assignments
Appraises performance of employees to communicate expectations and provide constructive feedback as a means for improvement
Identify and develop high potential employees for leadership succession
Ensures that equipment repairs, preventative maintenance, and purchasing policies and procedures are completed properly.
Attends internal and external training courses, which pertain to improving and developing job related business management and operational skills.
What you’ll need:
High school diploma or equivalent
Bilingual with professional level fluency in both Spanish and English
Minimum of two years’ experience as a Supervisor in the Utility Line Clearance field or related experience.
Demonstrated history of disciplined leadership
Effective mentor/teacher with applicable managerial and motivational skills
Strong oral and written communications skills, including computer and technology skills.
Able to analyze business operations reports and determine actions to apply for improvements
Strong experience in developing and maturing a safety-first culture
Understands and can apply root cause review of incidents
Able and willing to travel via ground and/or air transportation. Storm emergencies may require extended out of town stay.
Must secure ISA Certified Arborist and/or ISA Utility Specialist Certification and/or ISA Certified Tree Worker Certification after one year.
Specialized paid training & certifications
Career advancement opportunities
Health insurance plans
Paid time off
Employee stock ownership plan
Retirement & savings plans options
Employee assistance program