Tree Trimmer (Noble REMC)

  • Full-time

Company Description

Noble REMC: Where safety is the standard and members are the priority.

Founded in 1936 in Albion, Indiana, Noble Rural Electric Membership Cooperative (REMC), a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, has provided electricity and other services to rural residents for more than 85 years.

Our local electric cooperative delivers electricity to nearly 10,000 members in Noble, DeKalb and six other surrounding counties in northeast Indiana, spanning more than 1,250 miles of energized line.

Although located in Albion, the cooperative considers its entire service territory as its community. Noble REMC is a leader in local economic and community development, and many of our employees and directors have been, and continue to be, an integral part of a range of community organizations.

As a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, we are among more than 700 other rural electric cooperatives who have pledged to maintain high expectations for customer service, integrity, accountability, innovation, and community service.

Job Description

The right-of-way crew member will work on a team to clear vegetation in designated right-of-way areas. Performing in a safe and efficient manner is essential to this role.


Each right-of-way crew member will have varied functions assigned and expected based upon his/her progression through the training program. The right-of-way foreman will guide the training and assign appropriate duties to the crew member.

The following duties will be expected of a completely trained crew member.

  • Perform tree trimming to maintain clearance of overhead lines.
  • Remove brush and other obstructions from the right-of-way.
  • Apply chemical treatment to control brush growth.
  • Assists line crews as assigned.
  • Properly maintain and show care for essential job-related equipment and other shop and truck maintenance.
  • Participate in monthly safety meetings and ongoing training.
  • Mechanical aptitude to use chain saws and other equipment required to complete the job.


  • Assists other department’s initiatives as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual should have an equivalent of the following education and/or experience.

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED is required.
  • Be able to obtain and maintain a current (CDL) Indiana commercial drivers’ license.
  • Be able to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certifications.
  • Be able to obtain bucket truck and high angle rescue certifications.

Additional Information

What's in it for you!


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Health Savings Account.
  • Immediate eligibility for paid time off.
  • 10 paid holidays.
  • National discounts.
  • On-site fitness center.
  • Life, short-term disability and long-term disability insurance.
  • Fully funded pension.
  • Traditional 401K and Roth 401K programs with a company match.