OMS provides end to end vegetation management services starting with planning, pre inspection, vegetation management crews, quality assurance staff, program management and resources in support of wildfire risk reductions, and digital solutions that deliver more efficient and effective vegetation management processes.
Hazard Tree Assessments
OMS staff have extensive utility experience assessing rights-of-ways for hazard trees, including those affected by drought and beetle kill, fire damage, wind-damage, excessive lean, unstable slope, rot, and other hazard creating conditions.
Whether it is hazard tree assessments, right-of-way patrols, or more programmatic efforts to maintain utility rights-of-ways free of vegetation hazards and encroachments, OMS has you covered.
Our certified arborists and utility foresters are helping our clients maintain compliance with system right-of-way requirements throughout the state of California.
Right of Way Patrol
Orion’s team of certified arborists and utility foresters is well versed in right-of-way patrols. Our team can assess right-of-way for residential and other land-owner encroachments, noxious weeds, access road condition, and vegetation management requirements stipulated by state and federal agencies under special use permits and other agreements.
Work Verification Inspection Services
Orion’s team of certified arborists and utility foresters are supporting utility verification and quality assurance programs to help our clients document that hazard tree removal and vegetation management are occurring according to specifications.
Our teams identify punch-lists to address deviations, assess compliance with utility standards and procedures, and perform follow-up to document that deviations are addressed timely
Program and Process Support
Orion’s staff supports all aspects of vegetation management programs on behalf of our utility clients. We bring seasoned professionals for records management, data analysts in support of reporting and compliance, and project and program professionals who can serve as adjunct staff or who can provide turn-key program management services
Information Solutions and Data Management: Orion continues to bring technology enablement and novel information solutions that benefit our clients by driving down costs, ensuring accuracy and completeness of documentation, and reducing effort necessary to maintain compliance. Whether implementing field-based software, remote telemetry, records management, data mining, or data synthesis, Orion is collaborating with our clients to ensure better, more predictable, and less costly results