Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, ACRT, Inc. is the leading utility vegetation management (UVM) consulting company that proactively prevents and rapidly resolves utility problems associated with power transmission and distribution. We are the largest independent UVM consulting and training company in the nation.
ACRT Inc. is currently seeking energetic and experienced professionals in Lancaster, Ohio. Our Consulting Utility Forester positions are ideal for seasoned professionals with an educational background in forestry, horticulture, arboriculture, environmental studies, conservation or related disciplines and with experience in these fields and line of work.
Our Foresters perform identification, inspection, and evaluation of trees and brush along utility lines; Submit inspection results to clients with recommendations; Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of assigned tree clearance crews; Discuss and negotiate line-clearance crew access issues; Serve as a liaison between clients, tree crews, and client customers.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • 2 or 4 year degree in Forestry, Horticulture, Natural Resources or related fields preferred • 12 months experience in utility line clearance planning or 2 years utility vegetation management experience preferred but not required • Ability to identify local trees and knowledge of growth rates • Basic understanding of computers and experience with Microsoft Office Suite required • Must work well with people • Self-motivated, organized, production oriented • Strong verbal and written communication skills • Excellent customer service skills • Ability to work in varied terrain and inclement weather with flexible schedules (available nights and weekends as needed) • Valid Driver License Preferred Requirements • ISA Certified Arborist desired, and must be met within 12 months of employment • ISA Utility Specialist Certification a plus • Experience working with data collection devices and GIS software desired
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: • Full Time position • ACRT, Inc. offers competitive wages and excellent benefits • Employees become owners and receive company stock after a waiting period • Company Vehicle/Gas Card for work related and commuting purposes • Pre-employment drug screen and background check required • ACRT, Inc. is 100% employee-owned; it’s not just a job…it’s YOUR Company!!!
ACRT offers excellent benefits for our employee-owners and their families. •Medical •Dental •Vision •Group Life Insurance •Optional Life Insurance •Short & Long Term Disability •Employee Assistance Program (EAP) •Boot Allowance Program •Vacation •Holidays •401k •ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) with a great vesting schedule •Employee Referral Program