Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0196
Post Date 8/11/2017
Organization ACRT, Inc.
Title Consulting Utility Forester
City Placerville
State CA
Description ACRT Inc. is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals who enjoy working outdoors. Our work planner position is ideal for seasoned professionals with an educational background in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, environmental studies, conservation or related disciplines and with experience in these fields and line of work.

Our Foresters perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned tree clearance crews; Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
• Required to be at least 21 years of age
• Ability to meet with agencies and work with tree crews to complete tree removal projects near gas transmission lines.
• 2 or 4 year degree in Forestry, Horticulture, Natural Resources or related fields preferred
• 12 months experience in utility line clearance planning or 2 years utility vegetation management experience preferred but not required
• Transmission experience required
• Ability to identify local trees and knowledge of growth rates
• Experience working with data collection devices and GIS software desired
• Basic understanding of computers and experience with Microsoft Office Suite Required
• Must work well with people
• Self-motivated, organized, production oriented
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong customer relation skills
• Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)
• ISA Certified Arborist desired, and must be met within 12 months of employment
• ISA Utility Specialist Certification a plus
• Valid Driver License

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
• Full Time position
• ACRT, Inc. offers competitive wages and excellent benefits
• Employees become owners and receive company stock after 1 yr
• Company Vehicle/Gas Card for work related and commuting purposes
• Pre-employment drug screen and background check required
• ACRT, Inc. is 100% employee-owned; it’s not just a job…it’s YOUR Company!!!
• ACRT offers excellent benefits for our employee-owners and their families
• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• Group Life Insurance
• Optional Life Insurance
• Short & Long Term Disability
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Boot Allowance Program
• Vacation
• Holidays
• 401k
• ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
• Employee Referral Program


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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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From coast to coast, ACRT supports vegetation management programs on hundreds of thousands of miles of transmission and distribution rights-of-way.
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Our Mission is to protect the health and safety of our communities by researching, managing and educating people about the risk and liability of trees.

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