Consulting Utility Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  ACRT Services

  Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, ACRT is the leading utility vegetation management (UVM) consulting company that proactively prevents and rapidly resolves utility problems associated with power transmission and distribution. We are the largest independent UVM consulting and training company in the nation.

ACRT is currently seeking energetic experienced professionals. Our Consulting Utility Forester positions are ideal for 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. 

• Required to be at least 21 years of age
• ISA Certified Arborist preferred, but not required
• 2 or 4 year degree in Forestry, Horticulture, Natural Resources or related fields preferred 
• Ability to identify local trees and knowledge of growth rates 
• Basic understanding of computers and experience with Microsoft Office Suite required 
• Must work well with people 
• Self-motivated, organized, production oriented 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills 
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed) 
• Valid Driver License Preferred Requirements 
• Experience working with data collection devices and GIS software desired 

• Full Time position 
• ACRT offers competitive wages and excellent benefits 
• Employees become owners and receive company stock after a waiting period 
• Company Vehicle/Gas Card for work related and commuting purposes 
• Pre-employment drug screen and background check required 
• ACRT is 100% employee-owned; it’s not just a job…it’s YOUR Company! 

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