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Position:
Consulting Utility Forester

Company:
ACRT, Inc - Stow, OH , USA

Starting Date :
ASAP

Location of job:
Knoxville, TN

Posted By: :
Christy Ball


Job Description:

 

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ACRT is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals who enjoy working outdoors. Our Consulting Utility Forester position is ideal for entry level and 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; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.

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, 2 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.)
  • Vegetation management experience preferred
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • ISA Certification preferred
  • Strong tree ID skills required
  • Ability to work independently in all weather conditions
  • Experience in utility vegetation management experience a plus
  • 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
  • Utility experience a plus
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and strong time management skills required
  • Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required
     

ACRT offers excellent benefits for our employee-owners and their families:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Optional Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • 401k with company match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company vehicle/gas card for work related and commuting purposes
  • Boot Allowance Program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
  • Employees become owners and receive company stock after a waiting period

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

 


Contact Information

Christy Ball
4500 Courthouse Boulevard, Suite 150
Stow, OH 44224, United States
Phone: 330.945.7500 Ext 215
Fax: NA
cball@acrtinc.com

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