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Consulting Utility Forester - Gas

CNUC - Sacramento, CA , USA

Starting Date :
Dependent on candidate

Location of job:
Sacramento area, central California

Posted By: :
Sarah Lilley

Job Description:


Position: Consulting Utility Forester - Gas

Sacramento Area, Central California


CNUC is a highly experienced consulting and operations team with an unparalleled understanding of utility vegetation management (UVM) industry best management practices.  Our company continues to grow, and new opportunities continue to become available.  


CNUC is currently seeking an ISA-certified Arborist to join a team of Consulting Utility Foresters supporting gas construction.  Each day brings exciting new challenges, and jobs range from as small as a few bushes, to as large as 10,0000 acres of vegetation management, and as extensive as miles of replacement projects that require hundreds of tree removals.  You will be producing professional arborist reports custom to each project that guide the team on how to properly work around the vegetation at each site.  You will be asked to follow project timelines and are responsible for keeping projects on schedule.  You will be a critical piece of the project team for the work to meet CPUC-mandated compliance dates.  The position is based out of the Sacramento, CA area, and involves travel 50-75% of the time. CNUC is able to offer assistance with relocation expenses for the right candidate.



  • Inspection, identification, and evaluation of trees and brush along gas pipeline ROWs
  • Customer notification and work authorization of vegetation management with private, local, state, and federal landowners
  • Submit inspection results and work plans to utility clients with remediation recommendations
  • Extensive drive time throughout the state inspecting vegetation management work
  • Detailed data collection
  • Daily utilization of GIS maps and planning software
  • Assistance may be required during emergency response times such as storms or fires
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned


  • ISA Arborist Certification Required 
  • Degree in forestry or related field and/or experience in utility/gas vegetation management is desired
  • Team player with strong leadership skills
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Superior tree and shrub species identification skills and knowledge of growth rates
  • Ability to work independently with good time management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 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)
  • Ability to interact with customers, government agencies and other stakeholders as required or directed
  • Travel is required 50-75% of the time

CNUC Offers:

  • Competitive wages/excellent benefits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • ESOP - A retirement plan completely funded by the company
  • Rich culture - driven by private ownership and intentional leadership
  • Smart phone
  • Company vehicle/fuel card
  • Per diem and paid hotels while traveling
  • Ongoing training and credentialing
  • Access to industry-related training materials
  • Relocation expense assistance available

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, visit http://www.cnutility.com/careers/ and submit an application or send your resume to HR@cnutility.com.


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