Consulting Utility Forester

CN Utility Consulting

Job Description

Title: Consulting Utility Forester

Type: Full Time

Reports To: Regional Supervisor

About Us:

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

CNUC assists utilities in improving their UVM programs through inspection and auditing services, emergency response, consulting, and research, often combined with software and LiDAR solutions. CNUC also goes beyond operations by providing the largest and most comprehensive UVM benchmarking service in North America.


  • Inspect, identify, and evaluate trees and brush along electric ROWs

  • Customer notification and work authorization of vegetation management with private, local, state, and federal land owners

  • Submit inspection results and work plans to utility clients with remediation recommendations

  • Extensive drive time through the state inspecting vegetation management work

  • Detailed data collection

  • Daily utilization of GIS maps, rangefinders, tremble units, planning software on tablets and much more

  • Assistance may be required during emergency response times such as storms or fires

  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned


  • Degree in forestry or related field and/or experience in utility/gas vegetation management is desired

  • ISA Arborist Certification desired or the ability to obtain within two years upon a job offer

  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record

  • Species identification skills and knowledge of tree growth rates

  • Ability to work independently with good time management

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Ability to travel and work in rugged terrain and inclement weather

  • Proficient in map navigation skills

  • Experience with Microsoft Office and data collection software (GIS experience a plus)

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.

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