DAVEY RESOURCE GROUP (DRG), a Division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities in the field of Asset Management, as a Data Collection Technician. DRG provides Asset Management services for electric utility and telecommunication companies throughout the U.S.
DUTIES: The Data Collection Technician inspects and compiles data on power lines, electric utility equipment, and telecommunication facilities attached to utility owned facilities in the right-of-way. The Technician uses a field computer linked with a GPS unit to record data at each utility facility. The position is 100% outdoors and requires hiking from pole to pole (including underground equipment and metering facilities) with all pertinent equipment including (but not limited to): computer, GPS unit, digital camera, and rangefinder. DRG provides complete training of specific task needs for the position.
GIS degree preferred. Valid driver's license required. GPS experience preferred. Electric utility or telecommunication experience preferred. ACAD, ArcGIS, or other ESRI software experience preferred. Outdoor field work experience preferred. Able to travel or relocate to future out-of-state job locations preferred. Able to read, interpret, and follow maps. Able to read compass bearings. Able to read and interpret construction assemblies or technical schemas. Able to work independently and in a team. Possess a high attention to detail. Able to stand, walk, climb in urban / rugged environments for up to 10 hours per day. Able to work in all weather conditions. Able to work consistent overtime hours as needed. Able to safely operate a vehicle or pickup truck. Strong inclination for technology and ability to troubleshoot technical issues in the field. Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft products -- highly tech savvy is a plus.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Full time hourly position -- compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Continuous employment with DRG requires traveling to future projects throughout the US. DRG offers excellent benefits including: health insurance after 30 days, Holiday and Vacation Pay, company stock purchase plan after 1 year, and access to industry-related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle records screen, criminal background screen, and Social Security # verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and Davey Resource Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. PRINCIPLES ONLY, NO RECRUITERS.