Consulting Utility Forester/Senior Consulting Utility Forester - Corvallis, OR #11504

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Corvallis, OR, United States
  • Mar 25, 2017
Full time Forestry Urban Forestry

Job Description

POSITIONS: Consulting Utility Forester/Senior Consulting Utility Forester #11504
 
STARTING DATE:  Immediately.  Resumes accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
 
The Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is currently hiring utility foresters to work with a major electric utility system and address its forestry.
 
POSITION LOCATION:  Corvallis, OR
 

CONSULTING UTILITY FORESTER DUTIES: 

  • Inspect and assess the rights of way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors and capture data on a hand-held computer
  • Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work and discuss incompatible vegetation removals
  • Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions

 

SENIOR UTILITY FORESTER DUTIES: 

  •  Lead a team of up to seven foresters
  •  Train, direct and coach team members to grow professionally and personally
  •  Build a culture of safety and excellence
  • Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two or four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline
  • 2yrs utility right of way vegetation management experience
  • International Society for Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist preferred
  • Ability to identify tree species within Pacific Northwest
  • Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Pay rates based on qualifications and experience.  DRG offers competitive wages, incentive programs, excellent benefits and F/T positions include option to buy Company stock after 1yr, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.

 

Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required.  The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are employee owned and are Equal Opportunity Employers.

Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Consulting