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Utility Forester / Work Planner Mississippi 11/11/2019 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:Arbormetrics Solutions

Location:Hattiesburg, Meridian, Mississippi

Job Description:

Utility Forester – Work Planner (RESUME PREFERRED)

Positions available: Full time

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ArborMetrics Solutions, LLC (AMS) is seeking a motivated and highly skilled individual to provide planning, scheduling, reporting, and project management for utility right-of-way vegetation management programs.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Inspect right-of-ways to assess vegetation conditions and determine required maintenance activities.
  • Assist with develop bid package maps and work manifests.
  • Research easement and land rights for widths, rights and restrictions.
  • Meet with land owners to explain vegetation management work.
  • Mark work in the field where required.
  • Respond to public concerns and questions about the work.
  • Assist in the development of public relations materials.
  • Respond to contractor questions concerning work specification and requirements.
  • Document work activity using GIS equipped computer and custom work planning software.
  • Inspect work completed by contractors for compliance to utility specifications.
  • Assist in the management of contractors during storm restoration operations.
  • Provide support and assistance on special projects as assigned by the utility.


  • Company vehicle provided.
  • Benefits of employment include: health insurance, dental insurance, 401K with company match, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid vacation, paid training & continuing education opportunities.


  • Works in all temperatures and weather
  • May work around excessive noise from machines, chain saw, wood chipper and other equipment with hearing protection
  • May be exposed to nature i.e., irritating plants and biting or stinging insects, and dust
  • May work on unlevel terrain
  • May be exposed to dogs and other animals


Required Experience:


  • Due to the inherently dangerous
    nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous
    equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and
    concentration for extended periods of time.

  • 2-4 year degree in Forestry, Natural Resource Sciences/Management, Horticulture or related field.

  • ISA Certified Arborist or ability to obtain certification within 1 year, ISA Utility Specialist preferred.

  • Working knowledge of IVM, techniques and equipment used for vegetation management.

  • Excellent personal computing skills, GIS knowledge preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license.

  • At least 2 years applicable work experience preferred but not required.


General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Obtains
    oral/written permission from property owners to trim or remove trees
    and apply herbicides. Arranges with customer or property owner to obtain
    access to property, advises of any interruption in services, explains
    work to be performed, etc.

  • Discusses
    responsibility for apparent damage to property, repairs for minor
    damage, and refers controversial cases to the General Foreperson/Project


must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or
without a reasonable accommodation.  Individuals with a disability who
desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at
1-800-248-8733, ext 1339.

Apply By:12/20/2019



Posted By: Arbormetrics Solutions LLC

Forest Biometrician - El Dorado, AR Arkansas 9/30/2019 +

Categorized Under:

Organization:PotlatchDeltic Corporation

Location:El Dorado, Arkansas

Job Description:

Lead analyst in the Forest Analysis and Inventory group.  The individual will have a lead role in key company initiatives including harvest scheduling, growth and yield modeling, silviculture, inventory cruising, year-end inventory, and forest data management and design.   

  • Serve as organization lead providing operational decision support tools and analysis.
  • Work proactively with Timberlands Silviculture Program Managers in ID and South to optimize silviculture regimes - identify critical analysis needs, analyze data, and communicate results to a wide variety of audiences.

Forest Biometrics:

  • Function as expert within organization regarding forest statistical analyses.

Data Quality Assurance/ Control:

  • Participate and eventually lead inventory field audits.
  • Ensure high-quality forest inventory data by implementing industry standard quality control procedures.

Required Education:

  • Advanced Degree in forestry, biometrics, natural sciences, resource management, statistics, or related field

Required Experience:

  • Demonstrated
    forest industry experience and track record of success

  • Advanced
    demonstrated proficiency with growth modeling systems, such as the Forest
    Vegetation Simulator (FVS) or the Simulator for Managed Stands (SiMS)
  • Demonstrated
    proficiency administering and communicating advanced statistical analyses

  • Demonstrated
    skills performing advanced data management/ display techniques with statistical
    software such as R or SAS

    • Skills:

      • Strong
        working knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server Database Designs

      • Advanced
        knowledge of sampling theory

      • Expected
        to travel ~+-20% annually

      • Excellent
        project management skills and ability to manage multiple projects

      • Effectively
        communication and presentation skills with District Forest Managers, Senior
        Field Forests, and Region Manager/Director level leaders


      Depends on experience.

      Apply By:12/30/2019



      601 West 1st Ave, Ste 1600

      Spokane, WA 99201

      Posted By: Shelbea Bean