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Arboricultural Surveyor

Job Title: Arboricultural Surveyor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Industry:
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: ADV08515
Job Published: July 30, 2019 15:43

Job Description

Arboricultural Surveyor
Ref: ADV08515

The role
The Utility Arboricultural Surveyor (UAS) is responsible for the electrical and arboricultural surveying and consenting of the combined voltage tree clearance programme. The UAS will issue a stream of surveyed and permissioned work to the Survey Manager (SM) using contract specific hand-held technology.

Key accountabilities
The surveying of an efficient combined voltage programme of tree clearance, within prescribed timescales
To establish maximum economical tree clearances from all electrical equipment
Self-organise and submit surveyed and permissioned to SM. Ensuring 100% survey and consent completion prior to submitting work packs
Prescribe pruning and site tidy up in line with BS3998 2010 and complete each non-work site with informed recut estimation
Adhere to all relevant legislation pertaining to tree management in relation to power line clearance, including; Tree Preservation Orders, Conservation Area restrictions and European Protected Species
Landowner management including; arranging site specific access, planning future access in accordance to survey consent with SM, first point of contact complaint resolution
Ensure, through effective communication, and that all pertinent points agreed with landowners are recorded on digital consent forms and are fully briefed to and achievable by HV / LV Arboricultural Supervisors (HV / LVAS)
Completion of daily personal dynamic risk assessment and whereabouts reporting
Monitor and report to SM, all PPE and equipment requirements including daily vehicle checks
Liaise with Compliance Manager (CM) to facilitate proactive historic refusal turnaround to enhance network resilience
Ensure personal validation audit regime is completed monthly and reported to SM
Extensive travel throughout the North East of England and Yorkshire. (Vehicle provided)
Any additional relevant work deemed necessary by SM
Skills & experience
Full, current, valid driving licence
Qualified to Level 3 in Arboriculture
Hold NPTC UA5.1/2 and / or relevant client Authorisation Codes (OPM / DSR) is desirable
Computer literate
Proven experience in Arboricultural surveying
Working knowledge of BS3998 2010 and other relevant legislation
Practical Arboricultural experience
Team working
Written and oral communication skills
Flexible
Additional Information - Location
Locations available
Yorkshire, South Yorkshire , East Derbyshire and Lincolnshire