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Posted:
7/15/2015
Job Category:
Engineering
Utility Vegetation Management Specialist # 602
THE DAVEY TREE EXPERT COMPANY | Bakersfield, California
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Job Description

Requisition Number: 602  
Company Name: The Davey Tree Expert Company 
Service Line: 1DRG - Kent DRGI SL 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: Associates 
Work Experience Required: 1 - 2 years 
Relocation Available: No 
Travel Expectations: Up to 25% 

 

DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities in the field
of Utility Vegetation Management, as a Utility Vegetation Management Specialist, for a major
electric utility provider. Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting
industries, throughout the US and Canada.

DUTIES: Inspect distribution utility right-of-ways and access to Right-of-Way (ROW) areas, for
compliance with state clearance standards. Identify needed tree and brush control work and
provide info to line-clearance crews. Document work using hand-held computer. Notify property
owners of pending work on their property. Audit work completed by contractors. Discuss and
negotiate line-clearance crew access issues. Special projects as assigned. Must be willing to work
nights, weekends, holidays and storms as needed.

Education and Qualifications:
- Previous experience successfully working as Utility Vegetation Management Technician or equivalent
experience in the industry will be required.
- Professional or Collegiate Practical Tree Work Experience (including Collegiate Climbing Classes,
Forestry Club Operations, Production Climber, Groundsman, or Lift Operator, etc)
- Proficiency with local Tree Identification and Tree Physiology.
- ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain in 6-12 months.
- Commercial Pesticide Applicator's License.
- Current Driver's License and Driving Record in good standing.
- Proficient working knowledge of computers. Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience.
DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy
company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension
Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required. The Davey Tree
Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee
Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

 

 

 

 

The Davey Tree Expert Company has U.S. and Canadian operations in more than 47 states and five provinces and provides a variety of tree care, grounds maintenance and consulting services for the residential, utility, commercial, and government markets. Founded in 1880, Davey has been employee-owned for 35 years and has more than 8,000 employees who provide Proven Solutions for a Growing World. For more information, visit www.davey.com

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