The Davey Tree Expert Company

Utility Vegetation Technician

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R0E 1J0 Ancaster, ON, CA, L9G 4V5 Burlington, ON, CA, L7L 5R3 Nisku, AB, CA, T9E 1C6 Mississauga, ON, CA, L5J 1K5 Brantford, ON, CA, N3R 7K2 Hamilton, ON, CA, L8P 2B6 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6P 6Z7

Additional Locations: Canada

Primary Locations: Manitoba, Winnipeg, 155 Transport Road, R0E 1J0, Alberta, Nisku, 3800-13 Street, T9E 1C6, British Columbia, Vancouver, 1541 West 75th Avenue, V6P 6Z7, Ontario, Ancaster, 611 Tradewind Drive Suite 500, L9G 4V5, Ontario, Burlington, 6-4450 Corporate Drive, L7L 5R3, Ontario, Hamilton, 182 Chatham Street, L8P 2B6, Ontario, Mississauga, 2265 Royal Windsor Drive Unit 5A, L5J 1K5, Ontario, Brantford, 40 Roy Blvd, N3R 7K2 

Requisition ID: 170742

Position Overview

High level career opportunity in the field of Utility & Vegetation Management Consulting, as Manager, Utility & Vegetation Management for Davey Resource Group in Canada. In this exciting role you will work within the growing, qualified, and experienced leaders in vegetation management and utility asset consulting. You will be out in the field conducting a number of different vegetation assessments. This role for the right individual will provide a long-term career with advancement opportunities.

Job Duties

  • Direct responsibility for managing all consulting operations for Davey Resource Group’s Canadian Utility and Vegetation Management division
  • Responsible for end-to-end operational and project execution including safety, quality, profitability, schedules, staffing, as well as continuous improvement
  • Coordinates and manages project effectively to customer satisfaction with the proper resources, on time, and on quality
  • Supervision and planning of personnel, equipment and resources, training and spends to achieve targets and budgets
  • Building and maintaining relationships with all utility, oil/gas and other customer stakeholders
  • Development and execution of overall strategic plan alignment, new business development, contract growth, increased market presence and building new utility and vegetation management consulting capabilities and relationships
  • Prepare competitive project proposals including tender documents and developing new and tailored innovative solutions
  • Health, safety and environment responsibilities include coordination of all required safety training, policies, regulations, local labour law adherence, organizing equipment and tools
  • Employee development responsibilities including recruiting, onboarding, training and employee career development and succession planning
  • Payroll, invoicing, banking, insurance, equipment purchasing, financial reports, and marketing support is provided at the corporate level
  • Overall, successfully leading our teams to provide a superior client experience in all interactions and continued market expansion.


  • 2-year post-secondary diploma minimum, 4-year post-secondary degree preferred, in arboriculture, forestry, environmental science, natural resource management, ecology or related field
  • 5-10 years’ industry experience in vegetation management or forestry
  • 2-5 years’ experience in managing people and leading teams in a customer facing position
  • Certifications that are deemed assets include, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist, Utility Tree Trimmer (UTT), Utility Tree Worker (UTW), Register Professional Forester (RPF), or Certified Utility Arborist (CUA)
  • Knowledge and experience with forestry and integrated vegetation management (IVM) on rights of ways including, utility, distribution, transmission, oil & gas, various planning and control processes such as trimming, line clearing, mechanical/manual clearing, herbicide, surveying, consenting etc.
  • Proficient with computers and applications such as Microsoft suite, GIS, remote sensing, LiDAR, tree & vegetation inventories
  • Strong leadership, customer and account management, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Valid Provincial Driver’s License – with a clean driving record

Additional Information

  • Potential salary & incentives based upon division performance
  • Supplied company vehicle
  • Excellent benefits package, RRSP and career advancement opportunities
  • Employee-owned company with stock purchase available after 1 year of service
  • Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Overview

Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited has been performing tree care and vegetation management services across Canada since 1930. With over 850 employees, we continuously pride ourselves on unmatched quality and safety. Davey Tree is the leading full-service tree care provider for residential, commercial, utility line clearing and forestry consulting throughout Canada.  All crews are professionally trained to ensure the scope of our work is completed safely, and well before any deadlines.

Divisional Overview

Davey Resource Group (DRG), the consulting division of the Davey Tree Expert Co. of Canada, Limited, provides a comprehensive range of natural resource, urban forestry consulting and utility consulting services to the commercial, residential, municipal, and governmental markets. In Canada, our local offices expertise and services encompass arboriculture and forestry, right-of-way vegetation management, ecology and wildlife, and asset management.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, regardless of their age, race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, provincial law.

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Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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