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Location: Altoona, PA

Title:  Forester

Type: Full Time

Reports To: Regional Supervisor

About Us:

CNUC is a highly experienced consulting and operations team with an unparalleled understanding of utility vegetation management (UVM), industry best management practices, and legal and regulatory requirements. CNUC assists utilities in improving their UVM programs through inspection and auditing services, emergency response, consulting, and research, often combined with software and LiDAR solutions. CNUC also goes beyond operations by providing the largest and most comprehensive UVM benchmarking service in North America.  As our company continues to grow, new opportunities are becoming available.  


  • Manage and plan work for utility vegetation management around energized conductors
  • This position is primarily field based; administrative tasks are required and will be performed remotely or in an office setting on a daily basis
  • Collect tree data for field surveys along electric utility lines
  • Manage efficient and effective work flow processes
  • Operate and maintain all field equipment
  • Contact and communicate with private landowners and land agencies on a regular basis
  • Interact with the public and coworkers in a professional manner
  • Exceptional communication, time management, and organizational skills
  • Performs other related duties as required or assigned


  • Bachelors/Associates/Certificate in Forestry, Urban Forestry, Conservation, Environmental Science, Biology, Ecology, Botany, Horticulture, Agricultural Science, or related field
  • Utility Vegetation Management Experience preferred
  • Ability to identify eastern U.S. tree species as well as common invasive plant species
  • ISA Arborist Certification preferred
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record
  • Ability to work independently with good time management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel and work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Positive attitude and commitment to quality are essential
  • Proficient in map navigation skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and data collection software a plus

CNUC Offers:

  • Competitive wages/excellent benefits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Company provided smart phone
  • Company vehicle/fuel card
  • Ongoing training and credentialing
  • Access to industry related training materials

Full-time positions include participation in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment.  Pre-employment and post-hiring drug screening is a condition of employment. 

To apply, please visit our website at and submit an application.

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