ISA Arborist - Resident Engineer

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Start Date: 3/16/2020  Compensation: $55,000 - $75,000

ISA ARBORIST - Resident Engineer

  • Aerotek is a global staffing & recruiting company. The recruiter in charge of this posting is currently partnering with 2 different engineering & environmental firms that are looking to hire 4-5 resident engineers in permanent roles to be working in teams focused on reforestation and preservation contracts with various local/state agencies who either have their ISA certification or will have it within the next 3 months.


  • Work will be done throughout the 5 boroughs on various NYCDPR contracts (NRG + STP) centered around urban forestry with small elements of restoration ecology as part of the day-to-day.


  • Providing construction oversight and contractor management duties on site at various tree planting/reforestation sites throughout the 5 boroughs
  • Assessment of tree health
  • Logging of specific items such as number of trees planted and various other details
  • Occasional assessment/surveying of invasive species such as the Emerald Ash Borer
  • Daily technical report deliverables to project manager or senior resident engineer
  • Communication and partnership with contractors & subcontractors from various entities and firms
  • Other duties as required


  • ISA Certification or acceptance to take the exam within the next 3 months.
  • 6+ months of experience in a field-based role (forestry, construction, arborist services)
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred (Environmental, Natural Resource Management, Construction Management, Ecology, etc)
  • Strong tree identification skills/knowledge
  • Valid Driver’s License + Vehicle NEEDED (Mileage is reimbursed)

Additional Information

Please reach out by phone or email with any questions.

Contact Information

Contact Name: Fernando Parada
Phone: 212-320-8633