The Davey Tree Expert Company

Utility Designer | DRG Southwest | UAM Make Ready Engineering

Espanola, NM, US, 87532-2792

Additional Locations: Albuquerque, NM

Primary Locations: NM, Espanola, 206 South Coronado Avenue, 87532-2792 

Requisition ID: 162498

Divisional Overview

Asset Management​ is a division of Davey Resource Group (DRG), a Davey Company, has been employee owned since
1979. 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 opportunities and we encourage you to join our dynamic group as a Utility Design Coordinator. Our
experience has been working with a broad range of field data collecting systems and utility asset
management software throughout the power distribution industry. Our capabilities allow us to integrate
with any mapping or data system and develop project deliverables that will focus and utilize cutting-edge
technology to deliver proven solutions in the shortest time possible. Asset Management is currently
seeking self-starters motivated by the type of environment that requires you to learn and develop new

Position Overview

The Utility Design Coordinator will work effectively in a variety of computer systems and software
applications. This position will effectively provide governmental, commercial, not for profit, and internal
clients with the utility services and solutions needed to accurately understand designs, analyze and
understand their geographic utility resources, and physical utility assets. Understand the contract and
specifications of our client’s needs to develop the appropriate proactive solution(s). Conduct ongoing
research and prepares special reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
Organize and develop efficient daily work assignments from start to completion. The ideal candidate will
also be reviewing, analyzing, and designing proposal requests with the appropriate solutions. Work
regularly with telecommunication companies on behalf of electrical distribution companies. Program
systems to meet client and/or project specifications. Ability to manage data holdings in an organized
structure and obtain useful data sets.

Job Duties

  • Collaborate with others (project managers, engineers, client, field technicians, and administration) to learn how to devise best infrastructure solutions.
  •  Execute and plan daily goals while meeting quality, time and budget constraints
  • Apply electrical distribution design standards to aerial and underground pole/line cable including
  • Joint Use Design Make Ready, Pole Replacement, Primary Service, Reliability/Maintenance
  • Design, Upgrades, Voltage Conversion, and Tie Lines.
  • Visually identify, inspect, and record equipment and structures in the right-of-way existing electrical distribution activities
  • Review 2-D Civil type design in (Microstation and SPIDA-Calc)
  • Resolve anticipated construction problems through drawings overview and communication
  • Select and interpret data, based on design intent
  • Coordinate and plan design and drafting projects


  • Four-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Geography or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a similar position is a plus.
  • Highschool diploma or GED, required
  • Strong skills and capabilities in at least one of the following areas of expertise: experience with AutoCAD, MicroStation, desktop GIS software packages like Esri ArcGIS, QGIS, or other geospatial or design programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) essential with management, project team, contractors, and customers, both written and verbal.
  • Follow office workflow procedures to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Able to develop and manage new processes and standards
  • Maintain files and records with effective filing systems
  • Strong financial ability to track project expenses and budgets 
  • Knowledge in SAP accounting or other financial software much preferred.

Additional Information

The ideal candidate would be comfortable communicating with multiple levels of internal and external
office and field personnel. This position will be in the Albuquerque, NM area. Candidates must be
comfortable working full time with a minimum of 40 hours per week. Compensation based on
experience. DRG offers excellent benefits including: health, dental, vision and life insurance after 30
days of employment. 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. Veterans are encouraged to apply. DRG is Employee Owned. Take
ownership of your future.


The employer of record for this position is a partnering hiring agency (“Agency”).  The Davey Resource Group will partner with the Agency to review applications and conduct interviews. All offer information, applicable terms and conditions of employment (i.e. drug tests, background checks, I-9 verification, etc.), and employment information will be provided and collected by the Agency as the employer of record.

Davey is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers all qualified employees and applicants for all positions regardless of their age, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or other protected characteristics as established by federal, state, or local law.  It is our mandate that all matters related to the terms and conditions of employment and all treatment on the job be free of discrimination.  In addition, harassment based on any protected characteristic is strictly prohibited.

To preview Davey’s relevant EO/AA plan, please submit a written request to: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Attn: HR, 1500 N. Mantua Street, Kent, Ohio 44240.

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