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Arborist/Vegetation Management Specialist

Posted by: Zolon Tech Staffing <> on November 26, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Rockford
State: Illinois
Country: United States

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Duration- 2 years

Proposed Description:
Looking for a Staff Aug contractor to provide field oversight of tree trimming companies contracted to complete tree trimming on the distribution system.
The Staff Aug contractor will ensure the companies contracted to complete the work are identifying the right trees to trim/mitigate. The Staff Aug contractor will work with the companies contracted to complete the work on work plans and estimates, provide updates and information to the project manager, and perform safety audits and spot checks on tree trimming crews. The Staff Aug contractor will assist in driving production, while ensuring that the contracted companies are keeping safety at the forefront.

Additional responsibilities: Will manage site safety including performance of safety audits. Will Review/Manage Scope Change requests. Will manage adherence to company prints and standards. Responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conducts audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation.

Skills and Experience Preferred
• Forestry / Arboriculture / Environmental / Biology degree –OR--
• Electric Utility Vegetation Management and/or Utility Arboriculture experience -OR-
• Arboriculture or Urban Forestry experience
• At least 2-5 years of experience in the field of Vegetation Management
• ISA Certified Arborist desired
• External customer contact and engagement experience required
• Safety (knowledge of ANSI Z133 and applicable OSHA requirements)
• Productivity (knowledge of tree work equipment and methods)
• Experience working with and managing contractors
• Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel is required
• Knowledge of company safety policies would be helpful, but at a minimum knowledge of industry standard safety policies will be a necessity
• Electrical utility experience is highly desired


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