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GPS Field Technician

Albany, NY, USA
DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP, a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities as a Utility Systems Technician, for a major electric utility provider. Davey is a leader in the tree care, utility line clearing and forestry consulting industries, throughout the US and Canada.

DUTIES:
The Utility Systems Technician inspects and compiles data on power lines, electric utility equipment, and telecommunication facilities attached to utility poles in the right-of-way. The Technician uses a field computer linked with a GPS unit to record data at each utility pole. The position is 100% outdoors and requires hiking from pole to pole with all pertinent equipment including (but not limited to) computer, GPS unit, digital camera, and fiberglass hook stick. DRG provides complete training of specific task needs for the position.

Education and Qualifications:
• High school diploma and valid driver’s license required
• Two to four year degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Technology, Geography, GIS or related discipline or equivalent experience in a similar position is preferred
• Electric Hazard Identification, Electric Equipment Identification, and Communication Equipment Identification capability is preferred
• Specific OSHA 1910.269 Qualified Training is preferred but will be provided as required by the project (including but not limited to use and testing of rubber insulating gloves, electric meter change out, use of insulated measuring sticks, open enclosure methodology, use of phasing tools
• Electric utility and telecommunications experience preferred
• Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft products - highly tech savvy is a plus.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
This position will cover locations across the entire state of New York, must be comfortable traveling from location to location within work territory. Full time position. Compensation based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, excellent benefits and full-time position includes option to buy company stock after one year. Access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Continuous employment with DRG requires traveling to future job projects throughout the US. Pre-employment Drug Screen and Social Security verification required.

The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Apply online here or via email to cody.morrow@davey.com


The Davey Tree Expert Co
1500 North Mantua Street
Kent, OH, 44240 USA

  
  
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