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GIS Field Technician

Rapid City, SD, USA
Position: Utility System Technician
Location: North/South Dakota (Statewide)

Asset Management is a employee owned Division of Davey Resource Group (DRG). We specialize in managing the assets of utility companies by providing solutions focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart growth that continues to provide career growth opportunities and we encourage you to join our dynamic group as a Utility System Technician. Our experience working with a broad range of GIS, CIS, OMS and other data and asset management systems throughout the industry allows us to develop project deliverables that will integrate with any mapping or data system. We focus and utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver proven solutions in the shortest time possible. Asset Management is currently seeking motivated self-starters that thrive on this type of environment to learn and develop new skills.


Perform light GIS editing of utility data
Understand the use of document management systems, filing and document scanning
Inspection of infrastructure facilities for customers related to utility systems
Electric hazard identification, electric equipment identification, and communication equipment Identification
Review and/or correct data integrity errors within the GIS Database
Work schedules are typically 5 days per week, 10 hours per day, may require performing stand by duties or on call work assignments
Provide utility mapping support to both internal/external customers
Comply with all safety regulations and meet safety requirements to maintain a successful safety record


Ability to travel for work
High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism
Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, bend, reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 25 lbs
Proficient use of computers
ESRI ArcGIS Desktop or other GIS software experience
Knowledge of Google suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Presentations, Forms).
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Access).
Reading and interpreting engineering drawings related to utility systems
Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message
Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in various hours of the day or night and holidays as required

Recommended Qualifications

High school diploma and valid driver’s license required
Two years of college or technical school in geography, GIS or related discipline, electronic engineering, or completion of an approved apprenticeship program
Electric utility and telecommunications experience preferred

Additional Information

The ideal candidate would be comfortable hiking on uneven terrain and driving on a daily basis. Candidates must be comfortable working full time with a minimum of 45 hours per week. Hourly position with generous overtime – Compensation based on experience. DRG offers excellent benefits including: health, dental, vision and life insurance after 30 days of employment. Lodging is provided when traveling, use of company vehicle, and phone reimbursement. Vacation Pay, Company stock and 401-K eligibility after 1 year. Continual training and development offered. Pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle records screen, criminal background screen, and Social Security # verification required. Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. DRG is Employee Owned. Take ownership of your future.

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