Requisition Number: 33137
Company Name: DRG Inc
Service Line: 1UVM - DRG Utility Vegetation Management
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level Required: Bachelors
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years
Relocation Available: [[relocation]]
Travel Expectations: Up to 25%
Position: Consulting Utility Forester/ Distribution Work Planner Greensburg & Uniontown, PA #33137
Starting Date: January 2019
Location: Southwest Pennsylvania
Looking for a great opportunity to grow in a dynamic industry? Want to join highly skilled teams with diverse backgrounds? Join our Foresters, Horticulturalists, Plant Scientists, Ecologists, GIS and Natural Resource Specialists within the Davey Resource Group, Inc.! Become part of our energetic workforce, build your career, and emerge as a leader in the green industry! Spend your days outdoors and enjoy an engaging work environment where we apply technology, communication, and teamwork to help bridge the gap between human progress and the natural world.
Get your hands and boots dirty while educating the public on the response growth of trees. Make an impact on a community for a utility enhancement project. Davey Resource Group, Inc. a 100% employee owned company. Our opportunities are for the adventurous and passionate!
Who we are:
The Davey Resource Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is focused and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable power to their customers and to help maintain national security. We are results driven by our great people and the technology at our fingertips. Not ordinary great people, but those who love being the best and being a part of building something extraordinary. People who want to create change, who love what they do and the people they do it with. We are currently hiring Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalists, Natural Resource Specialists, and plant and outdoor enthusiasts. Various full time positions available include; entry level, special projects, and supervisory roles. We are seeking candidates who have positive attitudes, excellent communication skills, and critical attention to detail. Team players who have a thirst for knowledge and growth may apply. Military Veterans are also encouraged to apply.
What you'll do:
Execution of the annual vegetation management work plan within the authority provided by the Utility.
Resolution of property owner refusals, responding to property owner work requests, questions and resolving complaints within the authority provided by the Utility.
Performing field inspections of vegetation management work completed by contractor tree crews and post-circuit inspections of rework to assure specification compliance
Administer required guidance, to contracted tree companies as it relates to implementing the Utility's vegetation management specifications within an assigned territory
Implementing the quality control process.
Performing tree-related outage investigations
Assisting in forestry crew dispatching efforts including 24-hour on-call availability when assigned
Assisting with work-load estimates using predetermined methodologies
Reviewing and approving contractor timesheets
Performing all duties associated with clearing vegetation for new construction (not to include physically: removing trees, mowing, or operating heavy equipment)
What you'll need:
Bachelor or Associate Degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture, or related discipline or related field experience
Hold (or be working towards) an ISA Certified Arborist credential
Hold or ability to obtain a State pesticide license.
Preferable coursework in urban forestry, plant identification, hazard tree evaluation, pesticide applications and communication skills.
Be able to communicate and present himself/herself in a professional manner
Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate regarding tree inquiries to property owners.
Interpersonal skills to gain cooperation with internal and external customers.
Demonstrate excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
Be able to effectively handle conflict.,
Working knowledge of overhead construction types, able to identify basic equipment and have general understanding and knowledge of the operation of transmission and distribution facilities, Preferred
Basic knowledge of PC software applications which include Microsoft Office
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines
Valid driver's license
Must have the physical ability to perform field surveys and inspections in all weather conditions.
What you'll get:
A company repeatedly recognized as a top performer.
An innovative and success driven work environment.
The opportunity to work in this country's great outdoors.
Great teammates that will help support your professional growth.
Managers who empower and genuinely care about each team members' success.
The resources you need to excel and grow through the Davey Institute of Tree Science.
An excuse to be enthusiastic every day.
Company vehicle for commuting purposes & cell phone.
Competitive wages & excellent benefits. Pay rates based on qualifications & experience.
Opportunity to work for and become an employee-owner with the #1 100%owned service company in the country.
If a career exploring the forest with Davey excites you, please apply at https://career8.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=33137&company=DaveyTree&username
or by sending your resume and cover letter to:
Email: Forestry.Careers@davey.com Phone: (800) 828-8312 x8039
Subject: Consulting Utility Forester/ Distribution Work Planner Greensburg & Uniontown, PA #33137
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