Remote (Oklahoma, USA)
Davey Resource Group

https://jobs.davey.com/job-invite/194481/

Job Title: GIS Field Technician 1 | DRG Utility Asset Management | Southwest

Primary Locations: Traveling in Oklahoma Statewide

Requisition ID: 194481

Position Overview

The GIS Field Technician I is responsible for verifying locations, collecting data, inspecting, planning, or otherwise capturing information related to utility and telecommunication assets. This is an entry level position and may require direct industry experience. Individuals are expected to progressively learn and apply technical information and skills under general supervision. Under most circumstances, work assignments involve applying routine procedures to solve common challenges. Work quality is expected to increase and the need for supervision is expected to decrease with time. The GIS Field Technician I provides our utility clients with the services and solutions needed to manage their assets efficiently and effectively by performing the duties described below

Job Duties

  • Work with leading electrical and telecommunication companies and their utility systems to provide analysis of infrastructure. 
  • Inspect and catalog utility assets to create accurate and consistent utility asset data sets for our clients.
  • Providing utility companies real-time, updated, and quality data, to help improve service and reliability.
  • Perform light GIS editing and manipulating of utility company’s data. 
  • Understand the use of document management systems, filing, and document scanning.
  • Execute and plan daily goals while meeting quality, time, and budget constraints.
  • Learn to identify electrical/communication utility equipment and potential hazards.
  • Review and/or correct data integrity errors within GIS databases.
  • Understand and comply with all safety regulations to maintain a successful safety record.
  • Ability to travel throughout various service territories both within and out of state, as needed.

 

Qualifications

  • Ability to stand, walk, or hike for extended periods of time and long distances, bend, reach, and move to carry items weighing up to 25 lbs.
  • Knowledge of Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Presentations, Forms).
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in various hours of the day or night.
  • High school diploma and valid driver’s license required.
  • Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather.
  • Clean DMV driving record and ability to safely drive/operate a 4×4 vehicle as well as an ATV.
  • Completion of a two-year college or technical school degree in geography, GIS, a related discipline, or the completion of an approved apprenticeship program preferred.
  • Electric utility and telecommunications experience preferred.
  • Proficient use of computers using ESRI, ArcGIS Desktop, or other GIS software experience preferred.

Additional Information

Full Time, Hourly Pay range 18-21, overtime opportunity

Company Vehicle, gas card, lodging provided, per diem $35/daily on working days of minimum 6 hours, cell phone stipend 

What We Offer:*
Paid time off and paid holidays.
Opportunities for advancement.
All job specific equipment and safety gear provided.
401(k) retirement savings plan with a company match.
Employee-owned company and discounted stock purchase options.
Group Health Plan.
Employee Referral Bonus Program:  Send-A-Friend.
Locations throughout the United States in major cities and desirable areas.
Career Development Program supported by industry expert safety specialists and skilled trainers.
The Davey Tree Family Scholarship for children of employees.
Charitable matching gift program.
*All listed benefits available to eligible employees.
 

Divisional Overview

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group Inc. (DRG) which has been employee-owned since 1979. Asset Management specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. We utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver proven solutions for utility companies with design, construction, and field inspection services. Asset Management is currently seeking motivated self-starters that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills to contribute to our group.

The Davey Tree Expert Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected class, including race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, marital or familial status, disability, status as a protected veteran, status as an Aboriginal or Indigenous person, or other classification protected by law.

 

Davey Resource Group, Inc., is a leader in the natural resource, environmental, and forestry consulting industries throughout the United States.  The Davey Tree Expert Company provides research-driven tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental consulting for residential, utility, commercial and environmental partners in the U.S. and Canada. We care about our clients, each other and the world around us. We offer the resources, size and stability of a big company while maintaining the culture, entrepreneurial spirit and feel of a small one. We invest in our employees by offering industry-leading training, technology and benefits that lead to a rewarding and safe work experience at all levels. Wherever you want to grow your career, there’s a place for you at Davey. To learn more, visit Davey.com.

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