A Consulting Arborist is an expert in forestry and inspects vegetation surrounding utility infrastructure. You’ll keep communities informed about the trees and power lines, while ensuring safe delivery of their power and pursuing opportunities to develop sustainable habitat throughout the utility right-of-way. In this full-time year-round role, your office is the great outdoors! Our Consulting Arborists support the oversight of vegetation projects, including field operations such as tree assessment, tree trimming, and other work as required. This position requires Consulting Arborists to be in the field doing inspections up to 95% of the time.

Responsibilities (but not limited to):

• Identification, inspection, and reporting of trees and brush along power line corridors.

• Consultation and consenting with landowners and/or stakeholders.

• Complete quality assurance and quality control auditing, inspections, and compliance            based on client requirements.

• Discuss and negotiate access issues with stakeholders/property owners.

• Safeguards employees and the public from hazards in and around the work area.

• Helps enforce on-the-job safety practices.

• Carries and utilizes materials, tools, and equipment at the work site.

• Services trucks and equipment. Keeps trucks and other assigned equipment in a neat and orderly fashion. Reports the need for equipment and truck repairs to the supervisor.

• Uphold CNUC core values and maintain a positive work environment.

• Must adhere to CNUC’s “Employee/ Contractor Smoking, Alcohol and Drug Policy Minimum Requirements” handbook.

• Performs other related duties as required or assigned.


• Integrated Resource Management diploma, Forestry Resource Technology

and/or BSc in Forestry is preferred.

• One or more years of Utility Vegetation Management (UVM) field-

related experience preferred.

• ISA Certification or be able to obtain within one year from date of employment is required.

• Superior species identification skills and invasive species knowledge, plus knowledge of tree growth rates

• Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record

• Ability to work independently

• Strong verbal and written communications skills

• Ability to work in rugged terrain and inclement weather

• Ability to read and follow maps

• Travel will be required

• Employees are expected to be fit for work and remain fit for work throughout their workday or shift or when on call

All Employees are obligated to take reasonable care to protect the health and safety of themselves and of others in the workplace. CNUC is an employee-owned company with a strong commitment to recruiting and developing the best talent in the utility vegetation management industry. As our company continues to expand across the country and beyond, new career opportunities become available. While you take care of the power lines, we’ll take care of you and your future. Our benefits include traditional health and wellness coverage, Deferred Stock Unit (DSU) program, RRSP, online learning, counseling services, and more.

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