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Arborist Utility Pre-Inspector | Lake Arrowhead, CA

Location: Lake Arrowhead, CA
Salary: the salary range for this role is from $28.00 min to $ 36.00 max.

ACRT Pacific, LLC.

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Performs identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines and submits inspection results to clients with recommendations. Plans, directs, and coordinates the activities of assigned tree clearance crews. Discusses and negotiates line-clearance crew access issues, and serves as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.


Duties & Responsibilities


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Patrols distribution and/or transmission circuits; prescribes work in accordance with client specifications, evaluates tree conditions for future trim cycles, property owner notification of work to be performed, tracks work progress, performs outage investigations, trouble orders, and, when necessary, coordinates work with public and private agencies.
  • Enters tree trimming and tree and brush removal prescription into data collection platform.
  • Perform audits on tree contractor to ensure compliance with prescribed work
  • Responsible for accurately updating documents required for performance of work
  • Maintain working relationships with local client personnel as well as all relevant federal, state and local governmental agencies
  • Work must be performed in compliance with all regulatory requirements and client vegetation management standards.
  • Attains certification as an Arborist through the International Society of Arboriculture upon eligibility.
  • As requested by the Senior Utility Pre-Inspector or Manager, performs all necessary duties for emergency response in accordance with all safety requirements, law and regulations, and applicable labor agreements.
  • Makes a positive personal impression on others. Adheres to attendance policies and faithful in coming when scheduled and conforms to work hour requirements.
  • Conducts work in a safety-conscious manner as not to endanger themselves or others. Keeps the work area [office and/or company vehicle] neat, orderly, and professional in appearance. If applicable, ensures maintenance on company vehicles is done in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Other duties as required.


Equipment, environmental and safety requirements:

  • Driving cars, trucks, and/or All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
  • Walking on uneven ground
  • Exposure to excessive noise
  • Exposure to extremes in temperature, humidity, or wetness
  • Operation of foot controls or repetitive foot movement
  • Exposure to dust, gas, fumes, chemicals
  • Various forestry-related equipment, including but not limited to clinometer, range finder, logger’s tape, DBH tape and various safety-related equipment such as hard hat, safety vest, safety glasses, ear plugs, etc.




Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • ISA Certified Arborist
  • Ability to work independently, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather
  • Map interpretation; preform data collection using various software platforms
  • Valid Driver License and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle
  • Basic use of Excel (sum, totals, simple formulas) and Outlook; proficient in Microsoft Word


Required Skills:

  • Ability to identify local trees and knowledge of growth rates.
  • Accountability: accepts personal responsibility for quality and timeliness of work.
  • Accuracy and work quality: performs work completely, correctly, and in a professional manner.
  • Adaptability and flexibility: meets the changing conditions and situations in work responsibilities.
  • Creativity: possesses ability to develop and present new ideas and better ways of doing things.
  • Dependability: is reliable and has the ability to do required jobs.
  • Drive and achievement orientation: sets challenging goals for self and willingly puts in extra time and effort in crisis situations.
  • Independence: possesses the ability to work autonomously with little supervision.
  • Interpersonal skills: builds constructive and effective relationships.
  • Positive attitude: displays optimism about the work to be done and demonstrates a positive attitude towards customers, peers, and the company.
  • Quantity of work: generates adequate amounts of work based on the job requirements.


Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • None


Working Conditions:

  • 80% or more outdoors in various climate conditions
  • Kneeling, crawling - occasional: sitting, standing, bending [waist], squatting, climbing,
  • Lifting and carrying – occasional: 0-25 lbs; never: 26-100 lbs.
  • Carrying – frequent: 0-10 lbs; occasional: 0-25 lbs; never: 26-100 lbs
  • Heaviest item carried: Hand held computer weighing 2.5 lbs and/or maps with a clip board. Distance to be carried: Items are carried the entire time employees are walking in the field. Occasional: fire extinguisher and Indian pack for fire suppression.



  • Works with Inside Company:
    • All employees and managers
  • Work with Outside Company:
    • Utility management and contract workforce
    • Customers
    • Local/agency officials as needed


Salary Range Disclaimer

The base salary range represents the low and high end of the Pacific salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to customer contact terms, location,  experience, and performance. Other rewards may include Paid Time Off, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, ESOP contributions, medical, dental, and vision insurance, and other region-specific benefits as eligible. 

Salary Range Transparency

For applicants residing in California, the salary range for this role is from $28.00 min to $ 36.00 max.





We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.



The 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)

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Lake Arrowhead, California


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