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  1. Avove is currently recruiting for its 2022 Arboriculture Adult Recruit Scheme. The programme combines Practical based learning with workplace training and is an ideal way to begin a career in arboriculture. Selected candidates will undergo full training through Avove Learning and development team and on site. Successful completion of the training will result in gaining national qualifications recognised in the utility and arboriculture sector. Once qualified, there will be prospects for progression in the company and you will be well placed to continue your career in arboriculture in either a ‘hands on’ role or by progressing to a management or supervisory post. Skills & Experience Applicants should be enthusiastic, hardworking and able to work as part of a team. Due to the nature of the industry, a high awareness of health and safety is also required. Applicants may be asked to attend a practical based interview Houghall College, Durham Applicants must be aged 18+ and have a full UK driving licence Benefits: We offer a competitive salary that is based on proven skills and experience. Hard work is celebrated and rewarded. We recognise that one size doesn’t fit all so everyone has access to a variety of flexible benefits that work for you. Min. 24 days holiday plus statutory holidays (option to buy more) Company pension scheme Life assurance A selection of lifestyle benefit options Financial wellbeing programme Employee assistance program for health and wellbeing and onsite mental health first aiders to support our colleagues Apply Via: Arborist - Adult Training Programme - England - Indeed.com
  2. Our teams of Utility Arborists are responsible for maintain a contractual clearance from Northern Powergrid’s electrical network. We also identify trees that pose a hazard to the network due to disease or ill health and implement management plans to reduce the risk. As an individual you will be expected to work in a safe manner conducting aerial and ground-based tree work in accordance with relevant legislation including B.S 3998 2010. Attractive competitive salary depending on experience. What will this role involve? • Practical Arboricultural tasks contributing to an efficient combined voltage programme of tree clearance, within prescribed timescales. • Ensure the safety of yourself, team members and Public on site. • To establish maximum economical tree clearances from all electrical equipment. • Climbing, pruning and site tidy up in line with BS3998 2010 and completion of data records with an educated recut estimation. • Adhere to all relevant legislation pertaining to tree management in relation to power line clearance, including Tree Preservation Orders, Conservation Area restrictions and European Protected Species. • Landowner management including adhering to the agreed access and egress routes, work prescription as detailed on the work pack and maintaining a good communication with landowners when on the work site. • Ensure, through good communication, between Team members, Supervisors, Surveyors and Management. • Completion of daily personal dynamic risk assessment and whereabouts reporting. • Monitor and report to Supervisors, all PPE and equipment requirements including daily vehicle checks. • Extensive travel throughout the North East of England and Yorkshire. (Vehicle provided) • Any additional relevant work deemed necessary by your supervisor What are we looking for? · Ideally a suitable candidate with have a Level 3 qualification in Arboriculture or other relevant land-based subject. · A good level of physical fitness · Confident and capable whilst working at heights · Good working knowledge of Arboricultural machinery · A driving licence for working in different locations and transporting equipment. Category BE is desirable. · An aptitude for working outdoors. · Thorough understanding of the Risk Assessment process. · Ability to read maps. · Good knowledge of tablets, specifically the use of an iPad. · Experience working within Arboricultural and Forestry. You will be able to demonstrate experience of a range of common industry related tasks. · Suitable candidates must be familiar with different forms of machinery associated with modern Arboriculture. Size and Scope The role covers the entire Northeast of England. A successful applicant will be working as part of contract with over 150 direct arborists, surveyors and management. Arborists work in 2, 3 and 4 operatives per gang depending on voltage. Opportunities for progression from this role includes Team Leader and Supervisor. Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom Yorkshire Posting advertised: 09 Dec 2021 - 23 Dec 2021 Contract Type: Permanent Reference: 25152824001 Please Email [email protected]
  3. Multiple Arborists required - Yorkshire Area Our teams of Utility Arborists are responsible for maintain a contractual clearance from Northern Powergrid’s electrical network. We also identify trees that pose a hazard to the network due to disease or ill health and implement management plans to reduce the risk. As an individual you will be expected to work in a safe manner conducting aerial and ground-based tree work in accordance with relevant legislation including B.S 3998 2010. Attractive competitive salary depending on experience. What will this role involve? • Practical Arboricultural tasks contributing to an efficient combined voltage programme of tree clearance, within prescribed timescales. • Ensure the safety of yourself, team members and Public on site. • To establish maximum economical tree clearances from all electrical equipment. • Climbing, pruning and site tidy up in line with BS3998 2010 and completion of data records with an educated recut estimation. • Adhere to all relevant legislation pertaining to tree management in relation to power line clearance, including Tree Preservation Orders, Conservation Area restrictions and European Protected Species. • Landowner management including adhering to the agreed access and egress routes, work prescription as detailed on the work pack and maintaining a good communication with landowners when on the work site. • Ensure, through good communication, between Team members, Supervisors, Surveyors and Management. • Completion of daily personal dynamic risk assessment and whereabouts reporting. • Monitor and report to Supervisors, all PPE and equipment requirements including daily vehicle checks. • Extensive travel throughout the North East of England and Yorkshire. (Vehicle provided) • Any additional relevant work deemed necessary by your supervisor What are we looking for? · Ideally a suitable candidate with have a Level 3 qualification in Arboriculture or other relevant land-based subject. · A good level of physical fitness · Confident and capable whilst working at heights · Good working knowledge of Arboricultural machinery · A driving licence for working in different locations and transporting equipment. Category BE is desirable. · An aptitude for working outdoors. · Thorough understanding of the Risk Assessment process. · Ability to read maps. · Good knowledge of tablets, specifically the use of an iPad. · Experience working within Arboricultural and Forestry. You will be able to demonstrate experience of a range of common industry related tasks. · Suitable candidates must be familiar with different forms of machinery associated with modern Arboriculture. Size and Scope The role covers the entire Northeast of England. A successful applicant will be working as part of contract with over 150 direct arborists, surveyors and management. Arborists work in 2, 3 and 4 operatives per gang depending on voltage. Opportunities for progression from this role includes Team Leader and Supervisor. Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom Yorkshire Posting advertised: 09 Dec 2021 - 23 Dec 2021 Contract Type: Permanent Reference: 25152824001 Please Email [email protected]
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  5. Fountains is currently recruiting for its 2016 Arboriculture Apprenticeship Scheme. The one year programme combines college-based learning with workplace training and is an ideal way to begin a career in arboriculture. Selected candidates will undergo full training at both Askham Bryan College and on site whilst working for Fountains. Successful completion of the training will result in a Level 2 Work-based Diploma in Trees and Timber qualification and nationally recognised utility and arboriculture competencies. Once qualified, there will be prospects for progression in the company and you will be well placed to continue your career in arboriculture in either a ‘hands on’ role or by progressing to a management or supervisory post. Applicants should be enthusiastic, hardworking and able to work as part of a team. Due to the nature of the industry, a high awareness of health and safety is also required. Applicants may be asked to attend a practical based interview at Askham Bryan College, York. Please note that you must be aged 18+ and have a full UK driving licence to apply. Closing Date Friday 22.8.16 For further information, and to apply, please contact Ben Ray Email: [email protected]
  6. <p>oh lovely, I'm just busy away enjoying chopping and drinking tea.</p>

  7. <p>Now the ash lad how's things?</p>

  8. Following the success this year of the enrolment of 3 apprentices. Ocs/Fountains are looking to recruit a number of Utility Arb apprentices in January, with a long term view of working on they're current utility projects. The Apprentices will benefit from a 12 month bespoke structured learning programme, which is carried out with partnership of Askham Bryan College York. Although the apprenticeship doesn't take place until January, we will be holding an open day/compentancy based interviews later in the year. The minimum requirements are: must be aged 18 or over, have a full driving licence and must have a desire to succeed in a challenging work environment. Any interested parties or questions please contact: [email protected]
  9. Just had a look on the fungi app, cheers I was impressed by its size like
  10. Came across this today, is it Pleurotus ostreatus?
  11. No it doesn't fire straight, have to start it as if its cold, choke couple of pulls fire choke off fires runs then dies as if you've just turned it off?
  12. I've had the fuel tank off checked the filter and line both fine, air filter off and cleaned carb off and cleaned, still doing it grrr
  13. My stihl strimmer fs86, fires and starts fine runs for about 3o secs then dies? I'm thinking carb possibly?? Any help appreciated Cheers Ben
  14. <p>Now then Benny Boy!</p>

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