The Davey Tree Expert Company

Utility Inspector | UAM Construction Services

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17101

Additional Locations: East Pennsylvania

Primary Locations: PA, Harrisburg, 600 N 2nd St, Suite 401, 17101 

Requisition ID: 178646

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.

Position Overview

Position: Field Auditor/Utility Inspector

The Field Auditor is responsible for inspecting the physical infrastructure that provides electricity and telecommunications to local communities and their customers. They commonly inspect aerial infrastructure on and between the utility poles to ensure they are operating safely and efficiently. They are required to update utility clients' data bases by providing the most up to date and accurate information around each utility pole. Indirectly they help the telecommunications lineman teams be more prepared prior to any pole transfer work.

Job Duties

  • Perform light GPS editing of utility data 
  • Understand the use of document management systems, filing, and document scanning 
  • Inspection of infrastructure facilities for customers related to utility systems
  • Electric hazard identification, electric equipment identification, and communication equipment Identification
  • Review and/or correct data integrity errors within the GIS Database 
  • Work schedules are typically 5 days per week, 10 hours per day, may require 
  • performing stand by duties or on-call work assignments
  • Provide utility mapping support to both internal/external customers 
  • Comply with all safety regulations and meet safety requirements to maintain a successful safety record 


  • Ability to travel for work  
  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism 
  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, bend, reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 25 lbs
  • Proficient use of field-based computers and tablets
  • Ability to proficiently use a handheld/backpack GPS unit and locate utility poles accurately
  • Knowledge of Google Suite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Presentations, Forms).  
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Access).
  • Reading and interpreting engineering drawings related to utility systems 
  • Excellent communicator who knows how to select the right tone and medium for the message 
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in various hours of the day or night and holidays as required
  • High school diploma and valid driver’s license required
  • Electric utility and telecommunications experience preferred

Additional Information

The ideal candidate would be comfortable with traveling from location to location within the client’s service territory. Candidates must be comfortable working full time with a minimum of 40 - 45 hours per week. Compensation based on experience. DRG offers excellent benefits including: health, dental, vision and life insurance eligibility after 30 days of employment. Phone reimbursement and use of company vehicle. 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. We encourage you to take ownership of your future.


We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  As a service provider, our success depends upon our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel, 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. 

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Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 100% 

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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Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg