ACRT, Inc Consulting Utility Forester in Placerville, California
Description ACRT Inc. is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals who enjoy working outdoors. Our work planner position is ideal for seasoned professionals with an educational background in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, environmental studies, conservation or related disciplines and with experience in these fields and line of work.
Our Foresters perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned tree clearance crews; Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.
Required to be at least 21 years of age
Ability to meet with agencies and work with tree crews to complete tree removal projects near gas transmission lines.
2 or 4 year degree in Forestry, Horticulture, Natural Resources or related fields preferred
12 months experience in utility line clearance planning or 2 years utility vegetation management experience preferred but not required
Transmission experience required
Ability to identify local trees and knowledge of growth rates
Experience working with data collection devices and GIS software desired
Basic understanding of computers and experience with Microsoft Office Suite Required
Must work well with people
Self-motivated, organized, production oriented
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong customer relation skills
Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)
ISA Certified Arborist desired, and must be met within 12 months of employment
ISA Utility Specialist Certification a plus
Valid Driver License
Full Time position
ACRT, Inc. offers competitive wages and excellent benefits
Employees become owners and receive company stock after 1 yr
Company Vehicle/Gas Card for work related and commuting purposes
Pre-employment drug screen and background check required
ACRT, Inc. is 100% employee-owned; it’s not just a job…it’s YOUR Company!!!
ACRT offers excellent benefits for our employee-owners and their families
Group Life Insurance
Optional Life Insurance
Short & Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Boot Allowance Program
ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
Employee Referral Program
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Requisition Number: 17-0196
Post Date: 10/11/2017
Organization: ACRT, Inc.
Title: Consulting Utility Forester