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Utility Forester / Contract Arborist

Company: ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC - 530
Location: Valparaiso
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Utility Forester - Contract Arborist (RESUME PREFERRED)Positions available: Full timeArborMetrics Solutions, LLC (AMS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled individual to provide planning, scheduling, reporting and project coordination for utility right-of-way vegetation management programs.Duties include but are not limited to:Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenanceAssist with the development of bid package maps and work manifestsResearch easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictionsCommunicate with landowners the vegetation management needs of the utilityEstablish the work and respond to public questions and concernsRespond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirementsDocument work activity using GIS and custom work planning softwareInspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specificationsAssist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operationsProvide support and assistance as assigned by the utilityBenefits:Company vehicle providedBenefits of employment include Health, Dental, Vision, Long Term Disability and Life Insurances. Critical Illness, Accident and Hospitalization insurances are optional. 401K with company match, paid holidays, paid sick leave and paid vacation after 1 year. On the job training & continuing education opportunities availableQualifications:Two to Four year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related fieldISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain certification within 1 year, ISA Utility Specialist preferredWorking knowledge of IVM, techniques and equipment used for vegetation managementCompetency in personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferredValid driver s licenseTwo years applicable work experience preferred but not required Work Environment:Works outside in all temperatures and weatherPossible exposure to excessive noise from machines (i.e. chainsaw or woodchipper, with hearing protection provided)Possible contact to environment (i.e. irritating plants, biting or stinging insects, and dust)Hiking/Walking on uneven terrainMay encounter dogs and other animalsPhysical Requirements: Rarely (R) = less than 10%, Occasionally (O) = up to 33%, Frequently (F) = up to 66%, Continuously (C) = 67% to 100%Activity:ROFCActivity:ROFCActivity:ROFCStandingXSeeingXSense of TouchXWalkingXReadingXManual DexterityXSittingXReachingXSpeaking ClearlyXStoopingXRange of MotionXSeeing DistantXKneelingXHearing - Speech RangeXClimbing On/Off TruckXSquattingXDepth PerceptionXClimbing PolesXBody TwistingXColor VisionXGrippingXCrawlingXClimbing LaddersXLiftingXLifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbsXClimbing StairsXPushingXLifting up to 10 lbsXBalancingXPullingXLifting up to 50 lbsXCarryingXIndividuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-, ext 1339.AborMetrics Solutions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer, including disabled persons and veterans.

Keywords: ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC - 530, Gary , Utility Forester / Contract Arborist, Other , Valparaiso, Indiana

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