Vegetation Management

Driving Impactful Outcomes in Vegetation Management and Compliance

For ETS, smart workforce management is connecting our operations to outcomes with the most impact.

Backed by our industry experience and state of the art plant and equipment, our skilled workforce can deliver a best practice vegetation management program in any given situation whilst complying with all health, safety and environmental regulations and requirements.

We specialise in both ground level and at height vegetation management. Current contracts see us responsible for clearing vegetation along electricity networks and the road and railway corridors – ensuring we keep Australia safe and moving. 

Combining Expertise with Custom Built Technologies

Our award winning custom digital platforms provide a comprehensive vegetation management tool that helps us deliver end-to-end vegetation management and network compliance for our utility customers. It also supports our vision of transforming the landscape of design and working to make our communities safer.

Our mobile and web-based software applications enable ETS to effectively streamline processes from planning and execution to auditing and reporting, reducing travel time, risks and optimising operational efficiency.


Tree Workers

Our skilled arborists/tree workers perform vegetation management at height to ensure trees and vegetation are safely cleared away from electrical networks. Some of the extensive services we provide include:

  • Powerline Tree Trimming & Removal
  • Herbicide Control Programs
  • Utility Asset & Landscape Management
  • Bushfire Mitigation
  • Arborist Services
  • Mechanical Clearing
  • Hazard Tree Assessment & Removal
  • Disaster Response And Recovery

Field Operators

Our Field Operators perform a wide variety of ground level vegetation works. These works are vital for controlling weeds and hazardous vegetation, providing firebreaks and ensuring infrastructure is not impeded in anyway.

  • Herbicide Control Programs
  • Slashing And Spraying
  • Roadside Maintenance
  • Railroad Maintenance
  • Utility Asset & Landscape Management
  • Bushfire Mitigation
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Tractor and Remote Operated Mowing


We provide land management solutions for Defence across diverse land areas. This includes the delivery of maintenance and management services for both Built Landscapes and Natural Resource Management. Our proactive approaches enable us to efficiently and effectively map, monitor and report on land management requirements in line with changing capability and operational needs.


Superior Capabilities

ETS has the most comprehensive privately owned fleet of specialist vegetation management plant and equipment. Our latest addition is the Sennebogen 718 E ‘The all-rounder for forest management’. This multi-talented material handler is a game changer for our operations, offering increased performance output and green efficiency along with precision results for our clients.

With a 13-meter-long telescoping stick and powerful 119 kW diesel engine, the Sennebogen 718 E is well equipped for a multitude of felling and clearing operations. Weighing approximately 22 tonne, the machine is also extremely service-friendly, offering our team easy access to all machine components.

The cab can be elevated by 2.70 m to provide our expert operator an optimal and safe view of their entire work area.

The ETS Sennebogen is available for wet hire – to enquire about pricing and dates please complete an enquiry form here


Vegetation News

Congratulations to Pung Krongphol, Supervisor from Cairns and Josh Moller, HSEQ Field Mentor from Maryborough who were nominated for awards at this year’s Utility Arborist Association Australia awards! The UAAA awards aim to recognise those who have made a valuable contribution to the utility vegetation management industry over the past year. Pung was a finalist in the Rising Star category while Josh took out the Safety Leadership Award.

Founder and Managing Director John Wallace was the winner of the Lifetime Contribution award which recognises the significant contribution he has made to advancing the Utility Arboriculture industry during his career.


Career Opportunities

Do you want to be part of an innovative, and industry leading vegetation management company? At ETS we provide a culture of safety, first-rate equipment and believe our employees are our most valuable asset.

Get ahead of the pack and apply directly through our Careers page. You can also check out all of our current vacancies here

If a suitable position isn’t currently advertised, we encourage you to still submit an Expression of Interest beause we review every application we receive, and keep it on file for a short time should anything arise that may suit.