John Lucas Tree Expert Co


Lucas Tree Experts is a tree service company serving power and communication utilities, residential, and commercial customers across northern New England, Canadian Maritimes, and South Carolina. Lucas perform many services - from street light maintenance to stringing Christmas lights to drilling projects to providing photographers with aerial views. Lucas can also help with entire tree and lawn care needs. Presently, more than 350 employees are working in Lucas.
In 1926, the John Lucas Tree Expert Company was founded in Portland, Maine, by John Lucas with a truck, ladder, climbing ropes, and a hand saw.  Working with local power and telephone companies, he participated in the expansion of utility services in rural Maine. The Lucas Tree Experts current headquarters complex was constructed on a 22-acre lot on Riverside Street in Portland.

As Maine's tree experts for over 75 years, Lucas Tree Experts' staff of fully licensed arborists, can handle any tree project. Lucas tree services include Deep Root Fertilization, Pruning, Cabling & Bracing, Hazardous Limb Removal, Tree Removals, Crane Work, Stump Grinding and Insurance Appraisal. Lucas Tree provides a safe, sensible approach to manage damaging pests in your landscape. Lucas comprehensive service is called Integrated Pest Management (IPM). IPM lessens the impact of chemicals on property by using an individual monitoring system. This enables to manage pests at their most vulnerable states and improve overall plant health. The Lucas Tree Experts have provided professional lawn care services for almost a generation. Lucas offers a full range of maintenance services, including Commercial and Estate Mowing, Spring and Fall Clean-Up and Tree & Shrub Pruning. Lucas Tree Experts is one of the few companies in southern Maine doing athletic field installation. The company regularly works with schools, municipalities and landscape contractors to install and maintain top quality athletic fields.

Lucas Tree Experts offers a compensation package that is commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package. Lucas also offers great employment opportunities throughout Central and Northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes.  Benefits for employees include Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, Short & Long Term Disability, Health, Life, & Dental, Safety & Bonus Programs and 401 (k). Lucas Tree Experts has a modern facility with an extensive fleet of specialized equipment that assures outstanding service to customers.