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Lead Encroachment Agent

ECI - Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL , USA

Starting Date :
03/01/2020 00:00:00

Location of job:
Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL

Posted By: :
Jen Leman

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Lead Encroachment Agent to join our team.  The ideal candidate is an experienced utility vegetation management professional who enjoys working outdoors, is a self-starter and values the freedom of working independently.  If you enjoy a fast-paced environment and the challenges of a rewarding profession, consider a career in vegetation management with ECI. 




 Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Resolve encroachment issues by building trust with landowners and internal stakeholders.
  • Manage one or more concurrent projects spread across different geographical locations.
  • Read and interpret transmission construction engineering plans.
  • Negotiate landowner encroachment agreements.
  • Maintain detailed records.
  • Execute memorandum of understanding (MoU) with landowners.
  • Communicate daily with the utility client, contractors, landowners and the general public.
  • Perform duties in a manner that will promote and maintain good public relations and work safety practices.
  • Assume other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • A degree in Forestry or related field is desired.
  • Must have 5+ years utility or utility vegetation management (UVM) experience.
  • Experience as a team lead in the utility forester/private landscaping/vegetation field is required.
  • Ability to understand and interpret engineering plans.
  • Previous project management experience is desired.
  • Strong negotiation skills are a must.
  • Must be able to work alone, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain.
  • Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving and multi-tasking abilities and show attention to detail.
  • Must be able to adapt to change.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • ISA Arborist Certification preferred.
  • Being Bi-Lingual (Spanish) is a plus.

Contact Information

Jen Leman
12324 Hampton Way
Wake Forest, NC 27587Phone: 9193560084
Fax: NA