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Position:
Consulting Utility Forester

Company:
ACRT - Indianapolis, IN , USA

Starting Date :
ASAP

Location of job:
Indiana

Posted By: :
Amy McNair


Job Description:

Please apply at: https://acrt.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/ACRT_Careers/job/Indianapolis-IN/Consulting-Utility-Forester_R933

ACRT is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals who enjoy working outdoors. This Consulting Utility Forester 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; Perform QA/QC assessments; 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; Conducts safety audits if requested; Interface with leadership from within and outside the Vegetation Management department; As well as leads special initiatives.

 

Our workforce is essential to keeping the power on for millions of Americans who are either working to fight COVID-19 or who are staying home to stay safe. At ACRT Services our top priority is keeping our employees and those around us safe. Our business naturally lends itself to physical distancing; most of our employees work independently and are provided their own company vehicle, allowing them to avoid close contact with others. Safety has always been a core value and through this pandemic is no different. We have put in safety protocols and initiatives following the guidance of the CDC to keep our workers safe.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 2 year degree in forestry, horticulture, environmental science or closely related field OR in lieu of a degree, 6+ years of experience in Utility Vegetation Management or other related field (Ex. general Right-of-Way management, Integrated Vegetation Management, nursery work or timber cutting, etc.)
  • 3 to 4 Vegetation management experience preferred
  • ISA Certified Arborist is required and Utility Specialist desired
  • TRAQ Qualification preferred
  • Knowledge of industry standards
  • Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with GIS integrated data collection software/hardware preferred but not required
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, organized, production oriented
  • Candidate must be comfortable working in an independent environment and managing a geographical area for all vegetation related activities
  • Candidate must be able to work with stakeholders, utility customers and line clearance vendors and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and strong time management skills required
  • Display leadership qualities
  • Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)
  • Valid driver's license required

 

Additional Information:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group life insurance
  • Optional life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company vehicle/fuel card for work-related and commuting purposes
  • Boot allowance program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
  • Pre-employment drug screening and background check required

Contact Information

Amy McNair
4500 Courthouse Blvd
Suite 150
Stow, OH 44224, United States
Phone: NA
Fax: NA
amcnair@acrtinc.com

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