UVM Technician - Texas #13581

  • Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Corpus Christi, TX, United States
  • Apr 11, 2017
Full time Forestry Urban Forestry

Job Description


Starting Date:   Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected 

Want to join a highly skilled team of Foresters, Horticulturalists, Plant Scientists, Ecologist, and Natural Resource Specialists?


Enjoy a dynamic work environment applying the use of technology while spending time outdoors?  Get paid to travel throughout the state of California and explore new areas?  Ever wondered what the root system of a 50 year old tree looks like or what special practices are needed when working in environmentally sensitive habitat?  Interested in working for a 100% employee owned company and becoming an owner yourself? These opportunities await you…


The Davey Resource Group, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company is currently hiring Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalist, Natural Resource Specialist, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce throughout California.  Various full time positions available include; Entry level, special projects, and supervisory roles.  Positive attitude, team-player, excellent communication skills, critical attention to detail, thirst for knowledge; may apply.

POSITIONS AVAILABLE:  Corpus Christi and surrounding areas in Texas


DUTIES:  Working with major electric utility system forestry needs, inspect and assess ROW for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors; Identify tree and brush control work and enter data into hand-held computer; Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work; Discuss and negotiate incompatible vegetation removals; Site, habitat and terrain assessment; Coordinating with Project Managers, Area Foresters, and Vegetation Crews.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline; Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates; ISA Certified Arborist a plus. Excellent communication skills; Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather; Working knowledge of computers; Ability to read and follow maps; Ability to work independently; Ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle. Utility Right-of-Way Vegetation experience preferred. Electric utility experience a major plus. Specific task training provided. Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  Pay Rates based on qualifications and experience.  DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and F/T positions include option to buy Company stock after 1 yr; Access to industry related training materials and Davey Institute Extension Courses, Company vehicle for work and commuting purposes & cell phone. Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority 


Pre-employment Drug Screen & E-Verify Social Security number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Davey is Employee Owned.


Contact--Send Resume and Cover to:  Email: Hiring.drgwr@davey.com


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