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Sr. Utility Forestry Arborist

PacifiCorp - Salt Lake City, Utah , USA

Starting Date :

Location of job:
Salt Lake City, UT

Posted By: :
Carie Raddatz

Job Description:

General Purpose:

Manages the day-to-day vegetation operations of a geographic territory, region, location, or functional unit that have a significant impact on corporate, business unit, or organizational objectives. Establishes and implements business objectives, strategies, and plans.  Manages and allocates financial and contractor resources.


  • Determine critical task, establish sequence of events, identify teams, timelines and outcomes, and produce project plan.
  • Determine specifications, schedules, timelines, and define deliverables. 
  • Develop strategy for area vegetation management for both distribution and transmission rights of way.
  • Provide direction to work crews.
  • Manage compliance with regulatory requirements from an array of various government agencies.
  • Conduct effective public relations programs.
  • Manage an annual budget ranging from approximately $5M to $12M. 
  • Lead multiple work crews, schedules, equipment, and timelines.
  • Oversee human and capital resources. 
  • Audit and coach crews to ensure safety, productivity and quality. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in horticulture, arboriculture, forestry, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • A minimum of six years experience.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to provide input into policy decisions and to mobilize resources to produce desired business results.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to manage and motivate employees and use oral and written communication to communicate objectives and plans.
  • Travel may be required.


  • Knowledge of project management practices.
  • Knowledge of project management software.

Additional Information:

Primary Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Department:  Vegetation Management

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 81,500 - 105,200

Contact Information

Carie Raddatz
1407 W. No. Temple, #330
Salt Lake City, Utah 84116, USA
Phone: 801-220-4333
Fax: NA