Team Lead

4 days left

Employer
Utilities Service, LLC
Location
Arlington Heights, Illinois, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 17, 2021
Ref
2214323852
Discipline
Forestry
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
We are currently seeking Team Leads to join our team. Under the direction of ECI's Program Supervisor, the Team Lead acts in support of a supervisor and/or team of consulting utility foresters (CUFs) to achieve client/utility specific goals. The position is focused on providing field supervision for programs with heavier workloads (Emergent/Capital), work planning and inspecting duties.
During these uncertain times, you can take pride in knowing you are an essential employee . Our team members work independently in an outdoor environment and follow all CDC recommended guidelines and company safety protocols relevant to COVID-19.
WHAT WE OFFER:
- Industry competitive pay.
- Company vehicle with fuel card to take to and from home & work.
- Medical/Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, effective Day 1 for full time team members.
- 401K eligibility.
- Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Leave.
- Weekly pay checks and direct deposit.
- Participation in Employee Referral Program (must meet eligibility requirements).
- Boot and clothing program (company funded).
- Ongoing training and assistance with obtaining industry certifications.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
- Day to day oversight for 5-8 field employees.
- Contribute to a safe work environment for team members.
- Demonstrate commitment to ECI's Vision, Mission, Values, and Principles.
- Monitor work quality and production rates of field personnel and communicate.
- Assign circuits and/or redirect duties as needed to meet client goals.
- Assess and document overall performance and ongoing developmental needs of field personnel to assist with performance reviews.
- Participate in routine conference calls with management, provide updates related to production, safety, work quality, auditing, and staffing.
WHAT YOU NEED TO HAVE:
- Bachelor's degree in forestry, natural resources or related discipline and 1-2 years of utility or green industry experience or 3+ years of related experience without a degree.
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
- Independent decision making and problem-solving skills.
- Strong working knowledge or practical experience in all aspects of integrated vegetation management in the utility field.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to represent n ECI and its services in a professional and positive manner.
- Strong knowledge of & experience in common computer applications, with ability to learn new programs.
- Ability to accurately read maps and judge spatial distances.
- Knowledge or practical experience in tree identification.
- Valid driver's license and safe driving record.
WHAT WOULD BE AMAZING TO HAVE:
- ISA Arborist Certification required or the ability to earn within 12 months preferred.
- Prior experience with GIS technology/software a plus.
- Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ECI FORESTER:
Working Environment
Work alone in an outdoor field environment; vehicle and foot patrol of utility power lines; remote locations as well as urban, city environment; physical demands and travel from site to site, including walking/hiking on various surfaces including flat, dry, wet, slippery, uneven, rough, steep terrain, hills, and slopes; exposure to noise, dust, grease, and all types of weather and temperature conditions; exposure to hazardous traffic conditions. Reasonable accommodations, if available, may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Physical
The team member must have sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment; to walk up to 10 miles per day, stand, sit, and operate a motor vehicle for prolonged periods of time; to frequently stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, run, crawl, climb, reach, twist, grasp and make repetitive hand, arm and shoulder movement in the performance of daily duties (e.g., forcefully beat down brush); carry, push and/or pull light to heavy amounts of weight, frequently lift up to 10 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 60 lbs. (sandbags); to operate assigned equipment and vehicles; ability to verbally communicate to exchange information with public; ability to see and hear in normal range with or without correction; operate assigned field equipment, including handheld computer, range finder, fyrake, water backpack, shovel, and traffic cone.
Company Overview
Environmental Consultants (ECI) is a leading provider of vegetation and asset management consulting services to the utility industry. Successful professionals at ECI have come from a variety of backgrounds, including: forestry, arboriculture, natural resource management, biology, landscape maintenance, horticulture, nursery management, environmental sciences, geology, agriculture, parks & recreation management, urban forestry, geography, and more. For more information visit our website www.eci-consulting.com
Applicants must pass a pre-employment drug test and a criminal background check.
All candidates must possess a valid driver's license and have a good driving record.
ECI is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE/AA : Minority/Female/ Vets/ Disabled.

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