Consulting Utility Forester

Wright Tree Service - Eugene, OR (30+ days ago)3.6


Wright Tree Service is currently seeking a Consulting Utility Forester to start in the Eugene/Springfield, OR area on a full-time basis. Wright Tree Service provides vegetation management, storm restoration, and work planning services to utility companies and their communities across the country. Safety is always our highest value. That focus is guided by our Brother s Keeper pledge to keep both ourselves and others safe. We abide by the highest ethical standards, knowing our service is critical to utilities and their customers, and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002.

J ob Responsibilities

Identification, inspection and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines

Submit inspection results to clients

Conduct tree and brush inventories

Inspect and evaluate hazard trees

Understand how long tree work takes

Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around the work area

Helps enforce on-the-job safety practices

Carries and utilizes materials, tools, and equipment at work site

Services truck and equipment. Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat an orderly fashion. Reports the need for equipment and truck repairs to supervisor

Performs other related duties as required or assigned

Minimum Requirements

One or more years of related experience as a Line Clearance Journeyman

ISA certification preferred, or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

Superior species identification skills and invasive species knowledge, plus knowledge of tree growth rates

Valid driver s license with a clean driving record

Ability to obtain a commercial driver's license (CDL) within 90 days of hire

Ability to work independently

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather

Ability to read and follow maps

Experience with Microsoft Office and data collection software (GIS experience a plus)

Utility Specialist Certification preferred

State of Oregon herbicide license preferred

Degree or experience in Forestry, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Conservation or related field preferred

First aid/CPR certification within 90 days of hire

Physical Requirements

Activity

Number of Hours

Activity

Number of Hours

SIT

1-3 HOURS

PUSH

3-5 HOURS

STAND

5-8 HOURS

PULL

3-5 HOURS

WALK

1-3 HOURS

REACH

3-5 HOURS

GRASP

3-5 HOURS

TWIST

3-5 HOURS

STAIRS

N/A

LADDER

1-3 HOURS

BALANCE

5-8 HOURS

KNEEL/SQUAT

1-3 HOURS

BENDING AT WAIST

1-3 HOURS

STOOP

1-3 HOURS

DRIVING VEHICLES

3-5 HOURS

OPERATE MACHINERY

1-3 HOURS

Lift/carry demands may be routine as follows:
POUNDS

HOURS

SEDENTARY

10 LBS

3-5 HOURS

LIGHT

10-20 LBS

3-5 HOURS

MEDIUM

20-50 LBS

3-5 HOURS

HEAVY

50-100 LBS

1-3 HOURS

VERY HEAVY

OVER 100 LBS

1-3 HOURS