Posted in Management 2 days ago.
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Location: Salida, Colorado
Our team is working - across the country - to keep power lines and roads clear during this unique time. We are an essential service, dedicated and at-the-ready.
As a Utility Forester / Work Planner, you will use your GPS and GIS skills as well as your love of the outdoors to help with planning out large projects for one of our utility clients in Colorado. In short, you do the planning for our valued Tree Workers/Tree Fellers/Tree Trimmers. Sound interesting? If so, we'd love to hear from you!
How are we different from all the other tree service providers in the industry? In short, Integrity Tree Services will hold your safety and the safety of your comrades first and foremost as well as the security of your loved ones by offering very competitive pay, awesome benefits, and the opportunity to climb the career tree.
If you're looking for a culture where you're respected, challenged, and act as part of a team, then come join us! Integrity Tree Services is proud to offer a professional work environment.
Please be aware that out-of-town travel can be a regular occurrence in this role. Typically, our crews will arrive at the hotel (which we pay for) in Salida, CO on Sunday night, work long days Monday - Thursday, and then will head back home after work on Thursday. Not only will we pay for your mileage, but we will also pay you up to $50 per diem (which is un-taxed) for each night that you are staying at the hotel!
WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER YOU:
Very competitive, weekly pay;
Great career advancement opportunities!
100% employer-paid premiums for life and disability insurances;
Your choice of 3 different health insurance plans that best fits your needs;
Paid holidays and vacation;
Retirement savings matching;
Profit sharing bonuses;
Travel pay including per diem, mileage, and we book and pay for hotels!
Company vehicles (dependent on position)
ABOUT THE ROLE:
A Work Planner at Integrity Tree Services has the opportunity to work on the front line of our work. You'll be involved in pre-planning work activities for our line clearance crews. Work will involve identification of trees to be removed and trimmed as well as the trimming techniques that need to be employed. The Work Planner position will also involve significant customer interface. This position provides workforce management scheduling and load balancing requirements for work peaks and valleys. Makes adjustments and recommendations for optimizing scheduling to maximize service and quality.
Minimum of 3 years' experience in working planning / forestry
Experience utilizing specialized GIS
Excellent customer service skills and a professional appearance
Willing to travel and stay overnight 4-5 nights/week
ISA Certified Arborist, or ability to obtain certification within 1 year
Bachelor's degree in business operations preferred, but not required
Must have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, strong problem solving, multi-tasking, organizational, and management abilities and show attention to detail.
Must be able to work independently, outdoors in various weather conditions and terrain.
Must be proficient with computers and standard business software such as Word and Excel.
A working knowledge of standard forestry field tools will be needed for planning work and documentation.
Certification as a licensed pesticide applicator is a plus
Must be able to understand specific line clearance specifications and apply these specifications into the planning process.
Must have a valid driver's license with good driving record (approved by our insurance company) and reliable transportation to report to varying work sites.
Must be at least 18 years of age; Authorized to work for any employer in U.S.; Successfully complete pre-employment screens including urinalysis, motor vehicle record, and criminal background.
Travel is dependent on new project workload. Regular overnight travel staying multiple nights should be expected.
Read more about our company, culture, career opportunities and full job descriptions at INTEGRITYTREE.CAREERS
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