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Forester’s Co-Op has Immediate Openings for Pre-Inspection Managers (PIM) to begin work on our utility client contracts from our offices located in Grass Valley and Nevada City, CA.

Position Summary

The manager level contractor employee/PIM shall be assigned to work under a utility or FCO Vegetation Program Manager, to manage contractor employees, and to perform direct oversight of various vegetation program management work conducted on electric distribution or transmission systems.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED, AND
  • Required to maintain a Class C driver’s license AND must meet one of the experience levels below.

Experience requirements (must meet one):

  • Two (2) years of experience as a tree crew climber/tree crew foreman with at least two (2) years of line clearance certification OR
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Vegetation Management Inspector and Certified Arborist OR
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Registered Professional Forester OR
  • Two (2) years of experience as a Utility Inspector or higher classification with at least one (1) year of vegetation management experience OR
  • Four (4) years of Military Service with honorable discharge and at least one (1) year additional year of vegetation management inspection experience AND
  • Approval by a Utility Representative

Training: The PIM position must successfully complete all training:

· OSHA 30-hour construction safety overview (Must be completed within six months of start date)

· Certified Tree Safety Professional (CTSP) or Certified Arborist (CA) from the International Society of Arborist with a Tree Risk Assessment Qualified (TRAQ) certificate. (Must be completed within six months of test eligibility)

· 911 Standby training (Must be completed within one month of start date)

· Working knowledge of QA/QC (Must be completed within one month of start date)

· Computer training (e.g., completion of forms, uploading of documents, accessing GIS) (Must completed within one month of start date)

Job Duties:

· The PIM shall manage Contractor employees, and to perform direct oversight of Vegetation Management work conducted on Electric Distribution or Transmission systems.

· The PIM shall ensure record accuracy of information by Contractor employee(s).

· The PIM shall be responsible to review and communicate environmental requirements to each Contractor employee(s) location.

· The PIM shall, on a daily basis, be responsible to including but not limited to check outage databases, review tree summary / LOB data repository for errors or issues, delegate assigned tasks by customer, field customer inquiries, check in with teams, primary contact for Contractor employee(s) safety reporting, track daily resource and production data, manage ITS constraints, communicate with client utility representative or Tree Partner, assist with communicating messaging from Operations.

For full Job Description and the many Benefits:

Wage Range: $43.37 to $46.37

Please send resumes to:

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Minimum Hourly Wage: 43.37
Maximum Hourly Wage: 46.37
Accessible by Public Transportation: No