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. Wright Tree Service is currently seeking a Forest Technician.

Job 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

  • Degree or experience in Forestry, Arboriculture, Horticulture, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Natural Resources, Conservation or related fields
  • One or more years of related experience
  • ISA Certification Preferred
  • 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 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)
  • Negative drug screen result(s).

Benefits

  • Paid Training
  • Industry Leading Pay
  • Excellent Benefits
  • Ongoing Training & Credentialing

To apply, complete an application on our website through our careers tab. A pre-employment drug screen and valid driver's license is required. Wright Tree is an equal opportunity employer.

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