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Sr. Utility Forestry Arborist

PacifiCorp - Albany, Oregon , USA

Starting Date :

Location of job:
Albany, OR

Posted By: :
Carie Raddatz

Job Description:

General Purpose

Manages a functional unit which has a significant impact on corporate, business unit, or organizational objectives. Establishes and implements business objectives, strategies, and plans. Manages financial resources.


  • Coordinate, administer, implement, and manage company forestry vegetation management distribution and transmission system rights-of-way.
  • Plan, assign and review work of contract personnel performing vegetation management, line clearance, vegetation management.
  • Ensure compliance with company's vegetation management specifications. Implement system procedures, safety and training programs and record keeping systems.
  • Act as liaison with various environmental, regulatory and governmental agencies.
  • Assist in developing specifications that meet the demands of PacifiCorp's variable vegetation regimes.
  • Assist in developing and administering a cost-effective contract. - Assist in developing long-term budgets.
  • Adhere to vegetation management budget.
  • Appropriately allocate resources.
  • Work closely with the contractor to effectively administer the program.
  • Coordinates information on vegetation conditions, clearances and work quality,
  • Administer record keeping and cost control programs.
  • Manage production records, maintenance history, and service interruption data for planning, and budget forecasting and allocation.
  • Offer technical instruction to personal involved in the program: the public, government, and Operations staff and Management.
  • Liaison with governmental agencies.
  • Actively participate in professional arboricultural organizations, to stay abreast of the latest innovations and developments in the industry, but also to help establish the credibility of PacifiCorp's vegetation management program.
  • Represent the company with the public, providing credibility.


  • Bachelor's degree in Vegetation Management, Forestry, or a related field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five years of related experience.
  • Working knowledge of distribution line clearance practices and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local laws and regulations applying to vegetation management.
  • Thorough knowledge of current vegetation management techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable herbicide/pesticide regulations.
  • Certified pesticide applicator's license.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to provide input into policy decisions, and to mobilize resources to produce desired business results.
  • Travel may be required.

Additional Information


Primary Location:  Albany, OR

Department:   Vegetation Management

Personnel Subarea:   Exempt

Hiring Range: 81,500.00 - 105,200.00

Contact Information

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