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Organization: Davey Resource Group
Title: GPS Field Technician
Location: Michigan (Statewide)
Application Deadline:
Posted: 2018-05-11

Position Description:

Davey Resource Group (DRG), the consulting and technical services division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, has opportunities in the field of Asset Management, as an entry level GPS Field Technician. DRG provides Asset Management services for electric utility and telecommunication companies throughout the U.S. We are searching for future leaders that share the same level of commitment, dedication, and positive attitude, that are able to take it to the next level.


-The GPS Field Technician inspects from the ground and compiles data on power lines, electric utility equipment, and telecommunication facilities attached to utility poles in the right-of-way (ROW).

-The Technician uses a field computer linked with a GPS unit to record data at each utility pole.

-The position is 100% outdoors working systematically through the distribution system with all pertinent equipment including (but not limited to) computer, GPS unit, Blue-tooth technology, digital camera, thermal imaging camera and fiberglass hot stick.

-DRG provides complete training of specific task needs for the position.

Education and Qualifications:

-High school diploma and/or two to four-year degree in Electrical Engineering, Geography, GIS or related discipline or equivalent experience in a similar position is a plus

-Electric Equipment Identification or experience, and Communication Equipment Identification capability or experience is preferred

-Specific OSHA 1910.269 qualified training will be provided as required by the project (including but not limited to use of insulated measuring sticks, open enclosure methodology, and the use of phasing tools.Working knowledge of computers highly tech savvy is a plus.

-Technician should be able to execute and plan daily goals while meeting quality, time and budget constraints

-Technician should be detail oriented to ensure error free execution of any task.

-Valid driver's license and reliable means of transportation to project site is a must.

-Technician needs the willingness to travel from project to project to gain invaluable experience for future growth opportunities and advancement.

-Technicians must have interpersonal communication skills with writing and speaking with team and customers.

-Be able to stand, walk, and potentially climb in urban or rural sometimes rugged environments for 10 hour days.

-Willing and able to work consistent overtime as required

-Must have U.S. citizenship with valid social security number

-Must be comfortable to work as a team or independently

-Must be able to work in all weather related conditions

Additional Information:

This position requires traveling from project location to location within theproject territory, which would include the entire state of Michigan.Use of company vehicle with gas card. Full time hourly position Compensation based on qualifications and experience. Davey offers competitive wages, excellent benefits, advancement opportunities and option to buy Company stock after 1 year of employment, plus access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment Drug Screen and E-Verify Social Security number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Davey is Employee Owned. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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