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Avangrid Senior Utility Arborist in Hornell, New York

Senior Utility Arborist



Hornell, NY, US

Company Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit (


Reads the planning and implementation of vegetation maintenance and environmental programs for construction and maintenance operations. Acts as a liaison with contract issues and the PSC. Focus on transmission vegetation management practices.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

  1. Administers contracts and provides advice and guidance to company and contractor personnel.

  2. Interacts with state, local and federal regulatory agencies.

  3. Provides guidance and technical expertise to company personnel during emergency restoration and environmental permit projects.

  4. Interacts with customers frequently, resolving complaints and communicating activities. Works outdoors for most of the time.

  5. Plans, Implements, and oversees the vegetation management program for the electric transmission. Provides quality assurance requirements for vegetation management activities.

  6. Implements and oversees approval of environmental management and

construction plans.

Skills and Requirements

• Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 3 years relevant experience preferred. Associates Degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience required.

• Required knowledge of arboriculture, taxonomy, and pesticide use, plant community ecology, herbicides, tree pathology, horticulture, right-of-way procedures and regulations, engineering technology, electric operations, IVM, and construction practices.

• Knowledge of Company safety manual and customer service standards.


• ISA Certified Arborist or ability to become certified within 6 months.

• Pesticide Applicators license or ability to obtain within 1 year.


• Results and proactive orientation.

• Project management, real estate, electrical engineering, budgeting and negotiation skills.


  • Be a role model

  • Be agile

  • Collaborate and Share

  • Develop Self & Others

  • Empower to grow

  • Focus to achieve results

  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link (

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