Videos

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic

Dindo works in our Fleet workshop as a Diesel Mechanic. Originally from the Philippines, Dindo worked several years in Singapore and West Africa before arriving in Australia through a 457 employer sponsored visa. Although his role is quite different from maintaining fleet for the UN and the Army, Dindo is enjoying the new experience working on hydraulics and EWP's through the support of his work colleagues.




Supervisor

Scott Stephens, Electrical Contract Supervisor. Previously a jackaroo and mechanic, Scott saw an ad in the local paper. He commenced with Active as a cutter on Sydney’s northern beaches in 1994, took an opportunity in the Southern Highlands before moving to the NSW Central Coast. Scott describes the role as “the liaison between crews, customer and management” and adds “some days it’s really great to come to work”.




 

Scoper

We spoke to Tom Eckert about his role as a Scoper with Active Tree Services in South Australia. This is a job not many people know exist, but it is challenging, technical, rewarding and takes him to amazing places all over South Australia.


 




 

Tree Cutter EWP Operator

David Ogle works with Active as an EWP Operator. He commenced as a Chipper Operator, progressing to work through various roles. An opportunity came up to work as a Subcontractor, a different experience with a lot more responsibility. Recently David decided to return to Active as an employee to allow him to spend more time with his family.


Scoper

We spoke to Tom Eckert about his role as a Scoper with Active Tree Services in South Australia. This is a job not many people know exist, but it is challenging, technical, rewarding and takes him to amazing places all over South Australia.


 


Crane Operator

Craig Drew works for our Commercial Eastern Division as a Crane Operator.
We asked him to give us his thoughts on working for Active Tree Services.


 

Subcontractor

Nigel Williams and Peter Trewin were employed by Active Tree Services in South Australia prior to becoming subcontractors. In their words, as a subcontractor there is a lot of freedom, and if you do your job properly you get rewarded very well. Active is looking for experienced arborists or anyone who is interested in starting their own business.


Mobile Data Manager

In his role as Mobile Data Manager for Active Tree Services, Kim Gicasvili gets to travel the countryside, meets the end user and has input into what is programmed. "The technology in place is revolutionising the way vegetation is maintained. It will streamline operations and provide for advanced reporting....we are just scratching the surface"