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Forester

Location: Houston, TX
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Please Apply at: https://acrt.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/ACRT_Careers/job/Houston-TX/Forester---Houston--TX_R2183

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.

 


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
  • ISA Certified Arborist is 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 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

Employer Info


Houston, Texas
9152765546
jsalcido@acrtinc.com

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  • Climber
  • Corporate
  • General Foreman
  • Other
  • Utility

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