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Consulting Utility Forester

CNUC - Albuquerque/Santa Fe, NM , United States

Starting Date :

Location of job:
Albuquerque/Santa Fe New Mexico

Posted By: :
Jordan Korte

Job Description:

About US:

CNUC is a highly experienced consulting and operations team with an unparalleled understanding of utility vegetation management (UVM) industry best management practices, and legal and regulatory requirements. CNUC assists utilities in improving their UVM programs through utility arborists and foresters, turn-key UVM operations, quality assurance and control, and program and compliance reviews, often combined with software and LIDAR solutions. CNUC also goes beyond operations, providing expert witness, industry analysis, legal and regulatory consulting, and the largest and most comprehensive UVM benchmarking service in North America. Through these services, CNUC is committed to serving utilities, UVM service providers and other industry stakeholders. 

As our company continues to grow, new opportunities are becoming available.  CNUC is currently seeking a Consulting Utility Forester in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe area. CNUC is seeking an experienced professional with UVM experience and knowledge of transmission and distribution power lines. Experience working with or around tree crews is also preferred. 


  • Contact property owners and/or public agencies regarding access, pruning, and damage claims
  • Conduct tree and brush inventories
  • Inspect and evaluate hazard trees 
  • Understand how long tree work takes
  • Survey and check distances of existing structure hubs for new poles/structures
  • Conduct tree contractor work planning
  • Safeguard employees and public from hazards in and around the work area
  • Help enforce on-the-job safety practices
  • Carry and utilize materials, tools, and equipment at work site
  • Service truck and equipment, keep trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned
  • Degree in forestry or related field and/or experience in utility line clearance
  • Species identification skills and invasive species knowledge, plus knowledge of tree growth rates
  • ISA Arborist Certification desirable (or ability to attain within one year)
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent customer service skills a priority
  • Ability to travel and work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Proficient in map navigation skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and data collection software (GIS experience a plus)
  • Competitive wages/excellent benefits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Smartphone
  • Company vehicle/fuel card
  • Ongoing training and credentialing
  • Access to industry related training materials


CNUC Offers:

Full-time positions include participation in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment.  Pre-employment and post-hiring drug screening is a condition of employment. 

To apply, submit a resume to:  HR@CNUtility.com or visit our website at http://www.cnutility.com/careers/ and submit an application

Contact Information

Jordan Korte
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