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Full-Time, Permanent
Posted 1 month ago

Location: Aston, Birmingham

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Arborist/Project Lead to join our team. The Arborist/Project Lead will be responsible for overseeing a team of arborists, managing vegetation management projects, ensuring safety protocols, and maintaining high-quality standards of work. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership qualities, a deep understanding of arboriculture practices, and a commitment to both team collaboration and excellent customer service.

What will I be doing?

  • Lead a team of arborists, providing direction, guidance, and support to ensure efficient and high-quality tree care services.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate daily tasks and projects, allocating resources effectively to meet client expectations and project deadlines.
  • Conduct tree assessments to determine appropriate care and maintenance techniques, considering factors such as species, health, and safety.
  • Collaborate with clients to understand their tree care needs, provide expert advice, and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations, industry standards, and company policies during all operations.
  • Maintain accurate records of work performed, including assessments, work orders, and job completion reports.
  • Train and mentor team members, providing ongoing professional development and promoting a culture of safety and continuous improvement.
  • Monitor equipment maintenance and report any issues for timely repairs or replacements.
  • Work to LOLER and PUWER legislation.
  • Assist in estimating project costs, providing input for proposals, and participating in client meetings as necessary.

What experience would we like you to have?

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in arboriculture, including tree care, pruning, removals, and preservation techniques.
  • Proven leadership experience, with the ability to effectively manage and motivate a team.
  • Extensive knowledge of tree species, growth patterns, and tree health diagnostics.
  • Proficiency in the use of arboriculture tools and equipment, including chainsaws, chippers, ropes, and climbing gear.
  • Strong understanding of health and safety regulations related to tree care operations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, for client interactions and team coordination.
  • A valid UK driving license

RSS Infrastructure offers a range of benefits including:

  • Free competency training and renewals provided
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Long term, regular work
  • Transport provided


About RSS Infrastructure

RSS Infrastructure (RSSI) is a multi-disciplinary service provider for the rail and construction sectors. We have an award-winning reputation for developing solutions to improve safety and productivity.

Founded in 2007, RSSI provides a range of services to the infrastructure sector including; arboriculture, construction and civils, magnetic track safety services, overhead line electrification, possession management, safety-critical resources, signalling, and welding. RSSI is also the only company in the UK that offers Track Warning Systems.

RSSI has more than 150 full-time employees and a large contingent workforce that covers most of the UK. It operates from offices in Birmingham, Doncaster, and Cwmbran.

As an equal opportunities employer, RSSI does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender, or sexual orientation. As a proud signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant, we encourage reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces to apply for positions. For more information on how we strive to create equal opportunities and encourage under-represented groups to apply for roles and join us, visit our parent company website – Work for Us.

Link: https://auctusmg.co.uk/work-for-us/


How to apply

In the first instance, please complete the application form ⤵️


alternatively, contact Becky Clift – becky.clift@rssinfrastructure.com

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