Davey Tree Expert Company
Alpharetta, GA, United States
Position: Consulting Utility Forester – Alpharetta & Atlanta, GA #10621
Starting Date: Immediately. Applications accepted until suitable candidate is selected.
Location: Central Georgia
Want to join a highly skilled team of Foresters, Horticulturalist, Plant Scientists, Ecologists, and Natural Resource Specialists? Enjoy a dynamic work environment applying the use of technology while spending time outdoors? Get paid to travel 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.
Who we are:
The Davey Resource Group, a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is passionate and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable power to their customers and maintain national security. It’s all about technology and great people. Not the standard great person, but those who love being the best, being a part of building something, and those who want to create change, love what they do and the people they do it with. We are currently hiring Arborists, Foresters, Horticulturalists, Natural Resource Specialists, along with plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our team. Various full time positions available include; Entry level, special projects, and supervisory roles. Candidates who have positive attitudes excellent communication skills, critical attention to detail, thirst for knowledge and are team-players may apply. Military Veterans are also encouraged to apply.
What you’ll do:
Contribute to all aspects of Vegetation Management Planning, Succeed and Celebrate. Work with major gas/electric utility forestry management needs. Inspecting and assessing vegetation in the right-of-ways for compliance standards and construction work plans. Identify tree and brush control work and protection zone recommendations. Document work using hand-held computer; Assess terrain, Habitat, and Environmental conditions, Creation of IVM projects. Coordinating with Project Managers, Planners, and Vegetation Crews.
What you’ll need: Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather; ability to read and follow maps; ability to work independently. Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority. Demonstrated expertise in problem solving and technical innovation. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Availability and desire to travel throughout Central Georgia. Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle. Two or Four year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline; ISA Utility Specialist; Qualified Applicators License (QAL), Pest Control Advisor (PCA), Registered Professional Forester (RPF), Utility Right-of-Way Vegetation experience are preferred. Ability to identify local tree species & growth rates. Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation and sharing.
What you’ll get: Career opportunities that are tailored to your objective. A recession-resilient career. 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% employee owned service company in the country.
If a career exploring the forest with Davey excites you, please apply for #10621 on JOBS.DAVEY.COM or by sending your resume and cover letter to:
Email: Forestry.Careers@davey.com Phone: (800) 828-8312 x8039
Subject: Consulting Utility Forester – Alpharetta & Atlanta, GA #10621
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Cumming, GA, United States
Overview : The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section. The Environmental, Safety, and Health Manager has overall accountability for the development and implementation of worker safety and health policy and procedures, and environmental compliance programs at the facility. The Manager is to be the resident expert regarding worker compensation laws, OSHA industrial workplace requirements, and federal/state/local environmental regulations, and they will be the key facility ISO certification representative. EEO/AA Information : Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law. Responsibilities : Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows: Manage the safety and health process to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations and company standards. Complete annual reviews of each program, including review and updates of plant procedures. Complete employee exposure surveys throughout the plant as necessary. Encourage health/wellness programs and assist with injury/illness prevention and correction. Track and reduce worker’s compensation costs, absenteeism, and turnover by ensuring quality health care is provided following incidents involving plant workers. Review and monitor all accident investigation reports through to completion, including participation in claim reviews, mediations, and hearings. Key Measurements: Number of OSHA violations, Employee Turnover Rate, Number of Accidents, Costs and Number of Worker’s Compensation claims, FSRMP/EIPMS/SCAP audit results. Develop and maintain environmental programs that meet all permit requirements, including timely renewals, field inspections and documentation, field sampling such as wastewater sampling, and all required permit recordkeeping. Programs include: solid waste, hazardous waste, air permitting, wastewater pretreatment, water conservation, storm water compliance. Generate and encourage facility wide sustainability projects, and submit projects for consideration of environmental awards. Key Measurements: Monthly report, WEBEMS entry, annual American Meat Industry project entry, Sustainability project entry, Number of Notice of Violations Insert all environmental, ISO, Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan and plant Sustainability program documentation into company electronic management systems. Lead/facilitate plant ISO certification management teams, process safety teams, and documentation control requirements. Key Measurements: WEBEMS, SMS, ISO PSM entries updated and action items complete, few or no internal and external audit findings Train production employees and management staff as required by OSHA, environmental permits and environmental/emergency response regulatory programs, and company standards. Key Measurements: Training completed by annual or other established due dates. Review capital expense requests, new chemical purchase requests, and other plant changes (i.e., refrigeration system changes, land disturbance, equipment modification) prior to implementation, so environmental, health, and safety program impacts are discussed and required permits/notifications are made to regulatory authorities. Key Measurements : Permits received prior to project initiation Understand and facilitate the Process Safety Management/Risk Management Plan program requirements for the ammonia refrigeration system. Lead internal and external release reporting requirements for ammonia and other chemicals to the environment. Key Measurements: proper release reporting policy followed, successful PSM audits, both external and internal The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university in a field that adds value in the environmental, health and safety field and a minimum of 5 years related experience; or a minimum of 8 years in a directly related field, meat production facility preferred Good decision maker and ability to perform in stressful situations, including leading emergency response efforts Detail oriented. Self-motivated, result-oriented, focused on meeting deadlines Experienced air, water, waste permitting for industrial plant setting Working knowledge of OSHA regulations, Process Safety Management requirements for ammonia refrigeration Knowledge of the worker’s compensation processes and injury investigation requirements Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals in English Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Demonstrated ability to effectively work on a personal computer, access company programs and files, work in and learn Windows-based database systems, Excel worksheet navigation, word processing programs, Human Resource electronic systems, SAP (preferred), Internet software; manufacturing software Math skills to calculate efficiencies, % reductions, air emissions on a rolling 12-month basis Able to adjust work schedule to cover evening/night shift training of employees, troubleshoot production problems, as determined necessary by Plant Management Travel 10-15% of the time. Supervisory Responsibilities : This position has no supervisory responsibilities. Physical Demands : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Stairs, heights, some ladder climbing, extreme temperature swings both indoors and out, wet and humid atmospheres Occasionally work alternate shift, then adjust back to normal hours. Work Environment : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold and heat (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and chemicals. Noise level in the work environment is usually loud when in the production area.