Consulting Utility Forester

Acrt, Inc. Chico , CA 95927

Posted 3 weeks ago

Enjoy working outdoors? Would you like to gain some experience in Forestry? ACRT Pacific is currently seeking energetic entry-level professionals who enjoy working outdoors. This is a full-time opportunity for individuals who are looking to gain some Forestry experience. Our Consulting Utility Foresters are ideal for professionals with an educational background in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, biology, environmental studies, conservation or related disciplines and who would like to gain experience in these fields and line of work.

The Consulting Utility Forester will be responsible for performing inspection, and evaluation of utility access roads to PG&E power lines; Identify hazards and/or issues along utility access roads including hazardous trees or uprooted trees, overgrown trees or brush, road wash outs and landslides, and/or any other issue that poses a threat to access of the utility power lines; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned tree clearance crews; Discuss and negotiate tree crew/construction crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Overnight travel is required

  • Highschool diploma or GED is required

  • A 2 or 4-year degree in Arboriculture, Forestry, Biology or Environmental studies; Or currently enrolled in a Forestry/Environmental program preferred

  • ISA Certification preferred

  • Advanced Level Experience operating an ATV

  • Ability to identify local trees and knowledge of growth rates desired

  • Ability to work independently, strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather

  • Ability to read and follow maps

  • Valid Driver License and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle

  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • ACRT Pacific offers competitive wages and excellent benefits

  • Employees become owners and receive company stock after 1 yr

  • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required

  • ACRT Pacific is 100% employee-owned; it's not just a jobit's YOUR Company!!!

  • ACRT Pacific offers excellent benefits for our employee-owners and their families.

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Optional Life Insurance

  • Short & Long Term Disability

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Vacation

  • Holidays

  • 401k

  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule

  • Employee Referral Program

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