Davey Tree Expert Company Ardmore, OK, United States
Oct 18, 2017Full time
POSITION: Utility Vegetation Management Technician 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 arborists, foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce. POSITION LOCATIONS: Ardmore, OK DUTIES: Work with major gas/electric utility system and address its forestry needs Inspect and assess the rights of way 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 Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline preferred 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 Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates preferred International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist preferred 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. CONTACT: Email resume and cover letter to email@example.com . Visit Davey’s website for additional job opportunities and company information.