Title:  Vegetation Management Inspector

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Reports To: Regional Supervisor

About US:

CNUC is the premier provider of innovative, economically sensible and environmentally sustainable vegetation management services.

Our consulting and operations team is highly regarded with an unparalleled understanding of utility vegetation management (UVM) industry best management practices and legal and regulatory requirements.

We partner with clients to improve their vegetation programs through inspection and auditing services, emergency response, consulting and research, often combined with software and LiDAR solutions. Our expertise goes beyond operations by providing the largest and most comprehensive UVM Benchmarking Survey in North America.


  • Identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility
  • Submit inspection results to clients with
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned line-clearance
  • Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access
  • Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client
  • Safeguards employees and public from hazards in and around the work
  • Helps enforce on-the-job safety
  • Carries and utilizes materials, tools, and equipment at work site.
  • Services truck and equipment. Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion. Reports the need for equipment and truck repairs to
  • Performs other related duties as required or


  • Must meet all qualifications of Utility Arborist 3 and perform any assigned duties associated with all preceding levels
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in UVM consulting
  • Must hold ISA Certified Arborist Certification
  • Must be an ISA Utility Specialist within 6 months
  • Must be PA Department of Agriculture Commercial Pesticide Licensed (Category 10) or equivalent upon approval from DLC
  • Must participate and assume full responsibilities of on-call and/or storm rotation as Primary and Secondary on-call VM representative
  • Must be able to work fairly and responsibility, with guidance, as a VM Inspector and adhere to all requirements of this position according to DLC Specifications, Scope of Work, and Terms and Conditions of the Purchase Agreement
  • Must perform selective herbicide applications as needed
  • Responsible for timely performance of all contract administration duties as necessary for T&D maintenance and capital
  • Must be able to firmly manage to DLC expectations and oversee contractor performance and production to meet DLC schedule and budget expectations
  • Must have the ability to thoroughly evaluate UVM processes and create recommendations for enhancement
  • Must have the ability to thoroughly evaluate UVM processes and create recommendations for enhancement
  • Must successfully complete one (1) ISA Hazard Tree or one (1) ISA Tree Risk Assessment training course within six (6) months (Note: Hazard tree course may include ISA credential course or program presented by qualified instructors that is recognized as valuable by the ISA in the form of a minimum of 4 CEUs)
  • Must possess well-developed communication skills along with the ability to gain trust and confidence with peers and contractors while driving and accomplishing desired results
  • Must work overtime hours as required. Overtime approval by Manager of DLC Vegetation Management required
  • Must be in good standing with employer and DLC at all times, and as scored in DLC field audits (95%), with Zero Tolerance personally and professionally for unsafe work practices

CNUC Offers:

  • Competitive wages/excellent benefits
  • Clothing allowance
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • ESOP - A retirement plan completely funded by the company
  • Rich culture - driven by private ownership and intentional leadership
  • Smart phone
  • Company vehicle/fuel card
  • Ongoing training and credentialing
  • Access to industry related training materials

Full-time positions include participation in an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) after 1 year of employment.  Pre-employment and post-hiring drug screening is a condition of employment. 

To apply, visit https://wearecnuc.com/careers/ and submit an application.

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