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Consulting Utility Foresters (CUF) / Senior Consulting Utility Foresters (SCUF)

Location: Northern California - Various
Salary: Estimated Monthly Pay w/ Overtime: $6,000-$9,000

Consulting Utility Foresters (CUF)

Senior Consulting Utility Foresters (SCUF)

Wage: $22 / $34 per hour Base Wage.  (Estimated Monthly Pay w/ Overtime: $6,000-$9,000)

  • Out of region new hires may qualify for a $1000 signing bonus
  • Per Diem and/or lodging may be available
  • Company vehicle or personal use vehicle allowance (subject to approval)
  • Potential for significant wage increases (approx. $10-$15/hr increase) within 3-6 months
  • Will become members of the IBEW within 6 months

Additional Benefits:

  • Company provided vehicle
  • Health (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • Paid Time Off (Holiday, Vacation, Sick)
  • Retirement w/ employer matching
  • Life Insurance

As a CUF, you will be responsible for the patrol and inspection of electrical distribution and transmission facilities, in all terrain and weather, according to a specific scope of work by utilizing GIS maps, rangefinders, planning software on tablets and more. Perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines and other VM related projects and submit inspection results to clients with recommendations.

Extensive drive time and hiking throughout the state inspecting, collecting, and auditing vegetation management work.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • 1 year of related field-based experience (e.g. tree work, forestry, landscaping/gardening) OR
  • 2-year degree or higher education (BA/BS) in related field OR
  • ISA Certified Arborist or Utility Specialist
  • Valid Driver License and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle
  • Clean Driving record
  • Ability to work independently, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Proficient with technology and have basic computer and smart phone skills

*this position is subject to random drug testing

Employer Info

2015 Challenger Ave. Ste A
Oroville, California 95965
(530) 353-6276 ext. 1204


  • Climber
  • Consultant
  • Supervisor
  • Utility

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