Transmission Utility Forester | Steubenville, OH

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Youngstown, OH, USA
  • Nov 22, 2022
Forestry

Job Description

Additional Locations: Steubenville, OH

Primary Locations: OH, Youngstown, 1221 North Meridian, 44509 

Requisition ID: 174523

Position Overview

POSITION LOCATION: STEUBONVILLE, OH

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 Resource Group, Inc. 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. 

 

What you’ll do:

  • Use GIS/GPS software to design vegetation management for transmission lines on a cyclical maintenance schedule.

  • Respond to work requests, questions, and resolve property owner refusals and complaints within the authority provided by the Utility.

  • Maintain a relationship with project managers of the utility company to fulfill their desired needs for customer reliability.

  • Administer required guidance to contracted tree companies as it relates to implementing vegetation management specifications.

  • Perform field inspections of vegetation management work completed by tree crews and post-circuit inspections of rework to assure compliance.

  • Perform tree-related outage investigations for storm response.

  • Work in rural, often secluded areas of the right-of-way to fulfill mapping projects.

  • Participate within a strong safety culture by completing daily job briefings, assuring proper maintenance of vehicles and reporting to managers any close calls or safety observations/concerns.

What you'll need:

  • Love of the outdoors and the ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather.

  • Ability to identify local tree species & growth rates.

  • Ability to read and follow GIS data and maps; ability to work independently.

  • 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 and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle.

  • Organizational skills; working knowledge of computers and programs, file creation, manipulation, and sharing.

  • Preferred: Working knowledge of overhead construction types, able to identify basic equipment and have general understanding and knowledge of the operation of transmission and distribution facilities.

  • Preferred: Two or Four-year degree in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Horticulture or related discipline.

  • Preferred: Relevant pesticide and/or Herbicide licenses and certificates, if required by state law.

  • Preferred: ISA Certified Arborist®, ISA Utility Specialist®, Registered Professional Forester (RPF), Utility Right-of-Way Vegetation experience.

What you'll get:

  • 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 based on qualifications and experience and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision & life insurance.

  • Employee referral bonus program.

  • Scholarship program for employees and families.

  • Charitable matching gift program.

  • Discounted stock purchase options & 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. 

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

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

Sector

Consulting

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