Experienced, trained and certified heavy equipment operator, landscaper and nurseryman with over 16 years of experience. Over 5 years of experience working with nursery stock (trees and shrubs) and greenhouse productions. Nursery Worker adept in all areas of nursery operations, including propagation, tree and shrub care/maintenance. Communicates well with contractors and vendors with ordering and purchasing material in order to accomplish any task. Hard worker with a passion for the trees and shrubs.
Certified and trained on nursery and heavy equipment such as large articulated loaders, forklifts, tractors, backhoes, small and large tree spades, crane trucks, bulldozers, tool cats, skid steers and all attachments associated with each piece of equipment. Obtained my class A commercial driver's license and Pesticide licenses back in 2006. Over 5 years of experience working in nursery and greenhouse operations. Supervised and trained numerous employees with landscape and nursery tools, landscape installations, nursery operations and heavy equipment. Received a full time position at MSU as an equipment operator I. Moved up to a landscape services equipment operator because of hard work, dedication, training and education.
Work at MSU Beaumont Nursery, propagating, planting and transplanting of trees/ shrubs, data entry, ordering and purchasing plant material, tree/ shrub care and organizing day to day operations. Received training and certifications on our big john tree spade and small spade along with tool cats and the attachments to all the heavy equipment Landscape Services has. Over 14 years operating a tree spade (on a loader and truck combo), received certification back in2006. Worked on the Site installation crew as a full time equipment operator and landscaper. Trained and instructed several temps and students on how to landscape and operate equipment.
Received training and certifications in 2001 on large/small articulated loaders, bulldozers and skid steers. Operated large equipment and drove truck/trailer combinations sense 2002 to perform job tasks. Organized materials to be ship out and received. Created solutions in the areas of inventory, sales, distribution and product upgrades that led to improvements to become more profitable.
Organized and lead a group of employees in landscape and nursery operations. Operated forklifts, skid steers and tractors sense 1994, tree spade's, backhoes and bulldozers sense 1997. Trained employees with hand tools and heavy equipment related to nursery and landscape tasks. Worked with numerous residents and contractors to facilitate sales.
Attended LCC for 3 semesters and was not able to finish due to work hours and financial.
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