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Consulting Utility Forester | Hughesville, MD

ACRT, Inc

Hughesville, Maryland

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $28 to $30 an hour
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

We empower the best people to help sustain our world. 100% employee-owned. Independence guaranteed.

Company: ACRT, Inc.

About The Team  

At ACRT, we put safety first. Beyond that, our culture always has been, and always will be, about one thing: people. It’s about our employees, our customers, and the communities our customers serve. We empower the best people to help sustain our world. We’re the only independent national vegetation management consulting firm — giving us the freedom to put our clients first. We’re always looking for driven individuals with good customer service skills who love the outdoors and appreciate the support and independence we provide. We offer qualified training opportunities in areas where they are needed to help our customers reach their fullest potential, preparing them for what their work throws at them. 

About the Role 

This position will play a key role in identifying, inspecting, and evaluating trees and brush along utility lines and submitting inspection results to clients with recommendations. This position plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of assigned tree clearance crews. This position requires a love of working outside, excellent attention to detail, and exceptional interpersonal communications skills. 

Duties include:

  • Distribution and transmission ROW inspections and danger tree assessment
  • Outage investigations
  • Contractor oversite and audits (quality and safety)
  • Coordinate with property owners
  • Other duties based on utility request.
  • Distribution and transmission ROW inspections and danger tree assessment
  • Outage investigations
  • Contractor oversite and audits (quality and safety)
  • Coordinate with property owners
  • Other duties based on utility request.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2- or 4-year degree in forestry, horticulture, environmental science or closely related field OR in lieu of a degree, 2 years of experience in Utility Vegetation Management or other related field (Ex. general Right-of-Way management, Integrated Vegetation Management, nursery work or timber cutting, etc.)
  • ISA Certified Arborist, a Maryland Tree Expert, and Maryland Pesticide Applicator or obtain the credentials within 12 months of award.
  • Competent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience working with GIS integrated data collection software/hardware preferred but not required
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, organized, production oriented
  • Candidate must be comfortable working in an independent environment and managing a geographical area for all vegetation related activities
  • Candidate must be able to work with stakeholders, utility customers and line clearance vendors and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking and strong time management skills required
  • Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)
  • Valid driver's license required

Additional Information:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group life insurance
  • Optional life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Vacation
  • Holidays
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Company vehicle/fuel card for work-related and commuting purposes
  • Boot allowance program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule
  • Pre-employment drug screening and background check required

Salary Range Disclaimer
The base salary range represents the low and high end of the ACRT salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to customer contact terms, location,  experience, and performance. Other rewards may include Paid Time Off, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, ESOP contributions, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and other region-specific benefits as eligible. 

Salary Range Transparency
For applicants residing in Maryland,, the salary range for this role is from $28 min to $30 max.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

HOW TO APPLY

Please apply on our website: https://acrt.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ACRT_Careers/details/Consulting-Utility-Forester---Hughesville--MD_R6339

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Category Forestry
Tags GIS , Environmental Consulting