Utilities Service, LLC Utility Forester Work Planner non-union PSE in Bremerton, Washington
Utility Forester – Work Planner
Positions available: Full time
Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC is seeking a motivated and highly skilled individual to provide planning, scheduling, reporting, and project management for utility right-of-way vegetation management programs.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance activities.
Assist with develop bid package maps and work manifests.
Research easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictions.
Meet with land owners to explain vegetation management work.
Mark work in the field where required.
Respond to public concerns and questions about the work.
Assist in the development of public relations materials.
Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements.
Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specifications.
Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations.
Provide support and assistance on special projects as assigned by the utility.
Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
Must be able to identify local trees and vegetation and their growth rates.
Must have working knowledge of MS office and the ability to learn other software programs as required.
Work experience in forestry-related field is preferred.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Safely operate and secure company issued vehicle and gas card for use to, during and from work area of responsibility.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
Must pass a background check.
Works in all temperatures and weather
May work around excessive noise from machines, chain saw, wood chipper and other equipment with hearing protection
May be exposed to nature i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, and dust
May work on unlevel terrain
May be exposed to dogs and other animals
General Duties and Responsibilities
Obtains oral/written permission from property owners to trim or remove trees and apply herbicides. Arranges with customer or property owner to obtain access to property, advises of any interruption in services, explains work to be performed, etc.
Discusses responsibility for apparent damage to property, repairs for minor damage, and refers controversial cases to the General Foreperson/Project Coordinator.
Rarely = less than 10%
Occasionally =up to 33%
Frequently = up to 66%
Continuously = 67% to 100%
Range of Motion: Occasionally
Hearing - Speech Range: Frequently
Depth Perception: Frequently
Body Twisting: Rarely
Color Vision: Rarely
Sense of Touch: Frequently
Manual Dexterity: Occasionally
Speaking Clearly: Continuously
Seeing Distant: Frequently
Climbing Ladders: Rarely
Climbing On/Off Truck: Occasionally
Climbing Stairs: Rarely
Climbing Poles: Rarely
Lifting up to 10 lbs: Occasionally
Lifting over 10 lbs to 50 lbs: Rarely
Lifting up to 50 lbs: Rarely
Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.
An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.
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