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Brush Clearer Utility Right of Way Foreman

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Job Details
Job Order Number
2788556
Company Name
Progressive Solutions LLC
Physical Address
805 Decatur Street
Newton, MS 39345
Job Description

Job Description:
Progressive Solutions LLC, located in 805 Decatur St., Newton, MS 39345, has 21 job openings for Brush Clearer
Utility Right of Way Foreman starting 3/22/2020 and ending approximately 10/10/2020. No minimum education
required; applicant must be 21 yrs of age, hold a valid driver’s license, meet all company driver standards, pass a
company driver test and complete company application. Minimum qualifications to apply for position is one year of
documented experience supervising brush clearers on utility rights of ways or forest lands. Applicant must have
demonstrated competence identifying foliage, handling pesticides, and performing low volume herbicide
application techniques to industry standards. Worker must to be able to obtain a state pesticide license in work
areas where required by government regulation. Company will provide training and pay test fees. Progressive
Solutions maintains a drug free workplace & workers may be subject to post-employment drug testing as required
by government contracts.
Under manager supervision, worker will assist with directing, coordinating, monitoring, documenting activities, and
motivating co-workers in the handling, and application of herbicides. Worker may at times be required to use
backpacks to apply herbicides and using other tools to control vegetation in rights of way, rangeland, wildlife areas,
industrial sites, and other areas. All equipment provided by employer at no cost to the worker.
Worker will be required to transport work crews in company provided vehicle to and between work sites in the
various states. Extensive travel required during work period lasting approximately 7 months from 3/22/2020 to
10/10/2020 throughout all areas of intended employment in MS, AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, NM, TN, TX, AZ, KY, CO, UT,
OR, ID, CA, and OK. Employer will pay the cost of lodging to the extent such costs would reduce pay below the offered wage rate for
the area of intended employment.
Employment will start in Newton, MS at an hourly wage of $20.94 where workers will undergo paid training.
Worker must travel to designated location independently and attend all training.
H2b workers will be reimbursed in the first workweek for all visa, visa processing, border crossing and other related
fees, including those mandated by the government, incurred (except passport fees).
Travel expenses and subsistence from the place of recruitment to first work site will be reimbursed sixth (6th) pay
period or at 50% completion of the work period, whichever is least. Upon completion of the work period or where
the worker is dismissed earlier, employer will arrange and pay for transportation and subsistence back to place of
departure, except, where the worker will not return due to subsequent employment with another employer or
voluntary abandonment of employment. The paid expenses for transportation shall be equal to the costs charged
by the most economical and reasonable common carrier for the distance involved. Daily subsistence pay for
inbound and outbound travel shall be at least $12.46 per day without receipts or a maximum of $55 per day with
receipts.

Under manager supervision, worker will assist with directing, coordinating, monitoring,
documenting activities, and motivating co-workers in the handling, and application of herbicides. Worker may at
times be required to use backpacks to apply herbicides and using other tools to control vegetation in rights of way,
rangeland, wildlife areas, industrial sites, and other areas. All equipment provided by employer at no cost to the
worker,
Worker will be required to transport work crews in company provided vehicle to and between work sites in the
various states. Extensive travel required during work period lasting approximately 7 months from 3/22/2020 to
10/10/2020 throughout all areas of intended employment in MS, AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, NM, TN, TX, AZ, KY, CO, UT,
OR, ID, CA, and OK.
No minimum education required; applicant must be 21 yrs of age, hold a valid driver’s license, meet all company
driver standards, pass a company driver test and complete company application, Minimum qualifications to apply for position is one year of documented experience supervising brush clearers on utility rights of ways or forest lands.
Applicant must have demonstrated competence identifying foliage, handling pesticides, and performing low volume
herbicide application techniques to industry standards. Worker must to be able to obtain a state pesticide license in
work areas where required by government regulation. Company will provide training and pay test fees. Progressive
Solutions maintains a drug free workplace & workers may be subject to post-employment drug testing as required by
government contracts.


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