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Vegetation Management Analyst

Filsinger Energy Partners (FEP) is an independent energy advisory firm consisting of senior executives and experts recognized across the industry.  Our professionals combine decades of experience in the power sector with contemporary research and advanced analytics.  FEP offers unparalleled expertise in valuation, restructuring, expert testimony, market analysis, interim management, independent engineering and risk management for the energy, industrial and manufacturing industries. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The Vegetation Management Analyst will work closely with an integrated team to perform a wide range of assignments for clients in the energy sector, including:

  • Report unsafe working conditions, work practices, and potential hazards

  • Safely operate a motor vehicle for travel to assigned work areas

  • Conduct vegetation management field inspections for electric facilities

  • Identification of electric transmission, substation, and distribution facilities 

  • Identification of vegetation/conductor clearances

  • Document and report hazard trees that threaten electric facilities using tree risk assessment principles

  • Participate in daily safety briefing meetings

  • Identification of native and landscape tree species

  • Audit completed utility vegetation inspection and/or line clearance contractor field work for compliance with Client’s specifications and procedures

  • Use of various arboricultural tools

  • Extensive travel required

 

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of electric transmission, substation, and distribution facilities

  • Knowledge of OSHA 1910.269 and ANSI Z133 safety requirements

  • Knowledge of ANSI A300 tree care standards

  • Strong commitment to workplace safety

  • Competence proving quality assurance/quality control for all work projects submitted to stakeholders

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills that include a teamwork attitude with a focus on meeting stakeholder need while striving for an enjoyable work environment for all FEP staff 

 

Location

  • Preferred location is California or Colorado. Other western states will be considered

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry, urban forestry, arboriculture, or closely related field preferred.  In lieu of a degree, consideration will be given to relevant experience.

  • ISA Certified Arborist, ISA Utility Specialist, ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification preferred

  • 0- 5 years’ experience in electric utility vegetation management 

 

Compensation Range

  • The estimated compensation range for this position is $50,000 to $97,000 year for a full-time, exempt position.  FEP takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the employee’s work location.

 

Benefits Summary

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401(k) with company contribution

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health savings account

  • Discretionary Bonus based on firm and individual performance

  • Referral program and Employee discounts

  • Employee assistance program