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Consulting Utility Forester

Company: ACRT, Inc.
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

We empower the best people to help sustain our world. 100% employee-owned. Independence guaranteed.Company:ACRT, Inc.ACRT is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals who enjoy working outdoors. Our Consulting Utility Forester position is ideal for entry level and 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. This position specifically will be contracting for Xcel Energy as a new construction vegetation planner in the Denver metro area.Colorado Salary Range DisclaimerThis position has a salary range of $25 to $28 an hour]. Actual salaries will vary within the range based on various factors including, but not limited to, location, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, performance, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law. In addition, ACRT provides a variety of benefits to employees, including, but not limited to, medical, dental and vision insurance coverage, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO).Minimum Requirements:2 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.) Vegetation management experience preferred 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 orientedCandidate must be comfortable working in an independent environment and managing a geographical area for all vegetation related activitiesCandidate must be able to work with stakeholders, utility customers and line clearance vendors and have excellent interpersonal skillMust demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skillMulti-tasking and strong time management skills requiredAbility to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed)Valid driver's license requiredAdditional Information: Medical Dental Vision Group life insurance Optional life insuranceShort- and long-term disabilityVacationHolidays401(k)Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Company vehicle/fuel card for work-related and commuting purposesBoot allowance programESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedulePre-employment drug screening and background check requiredEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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)

Keywords: ACRT, Inc., Denver , Consulting Utility Forester, Professions , Denver, Colorado

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