Transmission from the Top: Ready, Set, Hire!

By Ben Keck, Regional Manager As some of you may have heard, CNUC has recently experienced a substantial amount of growth. We began 2019 with approximately 200 employees and within a few months’ time have grown to just under 300 employees. Statistics aren’t my strong suit, but I think that’s about 50% employee growth just […]


Safety and Technology Revolutionized

By Regional Supervisors Brian Sprinkle and Patrick Larsen   Maintaining a culture of safety is paramount for any organization that works in the field. Not only does a safer work environment protect employees and the public, it also contributes to the financial bottom line. We have found that the best way to ensure safety stays […]


Training Tools Spotlight: Challenges of Working in Alaska

By Philip Chen, Manager of Research & Development Calling a work environment harsh or challenging can be a matter of perspective. For most in our industry, the bleakest work environment imaginable involves a cubicle and computer. For others, a cold rainy day. When preparing for my first trip to Alaska to work with Alex Olesen, […]


Field Facts

By Sarah Lilley, Contract Coordinator When I first started as a CUF with CNUC three years ago, I did what I always do when I start a new job: I invited some coworkers to a pub trivia night. What better way to get to know your new peers than over pints, pondering and punny team […]


Your Partner in Innovative Solutions

By Derek Vannice, President As we rebranded the company, we wanted to develop a stronger and more powerful tagline that better represents who we are. With the help of the marketing and communications department, we brought the management team together and discussed our culture and core values. We discussed our focus on continual improvement and […]


Working Alone—The Risks and Rewards of Independent Work

By Ben Keck, Regional Supervisor If you were to ask a consulting utility forester (CUF) what they like most about their job, I can guarantee that most of them will say something related to “working alone and the freedom it provides”. Let’s see if my assumption holds true … When surveyed, one CUF stated, “The […]