Utility Forester Safety Inspector - Charleston, WV

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Charleston, WV
  • Apr 22, 2021
Forestry

Job Description

Requisition Number: 122046  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1UVM - DRG Utility Vegetation Management 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Other 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

Take ownership of your future. Join one of the largest employee-owned companies in the nation while growing your career in a dynamic industry! Davey has a unique culture that focuses on the open exchanging of ideas, community partnership, a commitment to safety, and delivering unrivaled client service while acting as industry leaders in utility and environmental services. 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 bridge the gap between progress and nature. Get your hands and boots dirty while educating the public on the growth of trees. Our positions are for the adventurous and passionate!

What you’ll do:

  • Will be responsible for the inspection of line clearance crews for OSHA and safety compliance.
  • Observe line clearance crews for safe and at risk behaviors to increase safe operations.
  • Lead the way in safety culture and standards for the vegetation management program.
  • Participate safety calls and discussions with the DRG and utility teams on a weekly or as needed basis.
  • Assist during major storms or other related duties as assigned.
  • Successfully contribute to all aspects of vegetation management planning and analysis, when assigned.
  • Utilize innovative technology and practices to help major electric utility providers deliver safe and reliable power.
  • Collect data and document work using hand-held computers; assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions, and support IVM projects.
  • Coordinate with Utility Foresters, Project Managers, Planners, and Vegetation Crews to create customized solutions.

 

What you’ll need:

  • Love of the outdoors and the ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather.
  • Leadership experience and a desire for career growth will be given a priority.
  • Demonstrated expertise in problem solving, meeting deadlines, and technical innovation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Availability and desire to travel throughout the utility service area.
  • Valid Driver’s License with clean DMV driving record.
  • Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation, and sharing.
  • Preferred but not required: Two or Four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline.
  • Preferred but not required: ISA Certified Arborist®, ISA Utility Specialist®, Registered Professional Forester, Utility ROW Vegetation experience.
  • Has obtained the CTSP credential.
  • Has completed OSHA 30 (General Industry Course) or willingness to complete within specific time determined at hire.
  • Six months experience as an Inspector or two years related utility line clearance experience.
  • No recordable OSHA or DRG safety violations within last 2 years.

 

What you’ll get:

  • Recession-resilient career opportunities tailored to your objective with a company identified by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers.
  • Opportunity to work for and become an employee-owner with the largest employee-owned service company in the country.
  • An innovative and success-driven work environment that provides an excuse to be enthusiastic every day.
  • The opportunity to work in America’s great outdoors with teammates that will support your professional growth and managers who empower.
  • Career Development Program supported by Industry Expert Safety Specialists & Skills Trainers through the Davey Institute of Tree Science.
  • A company vehicle for commuting purposes & cell phone.
  • Competitive wages & excellent benefits. Pay rates based on qualifications & experience.
  • Employee referral bonus program.
  • Scholarship Program for Children of Employees.
  • Charitable matching gift program.
  • Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance.
  • Discounted stock purchase options and 401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
  • Paid time off and paid holidays.

 

Who we are:

The Davey Resource Group, Inc. is focused and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe and reliable power to their customers and maintain national security. We are results-driven by our great people and the technology at our fingertips. People 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 are encouraged to apply.

 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state or local law. 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 40 years and has more than 10,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

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