The Davey Tree Expert Company

Design Field Technician | DRG Asset Management

Nashville, TN, US, 37211

Additional Locations: Franklin, TN

Primary Locations: TN, Nashville, 2400 Winford Ave, 37211 

Requisition ID: 193675

Position Overview

The Design Field Technician I is responsible for verifying locations, collecting data, inspecting, planning, designing 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 Design 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.

Position Specifics

This position is traveling throughout the service area statewide in Tennessee. Driver's license and clean driving record required. This is a full-time position starting at $18-20/hr.

Job Duties

  • Execute and plan daily goals while meeting quality, time, and budget constraints.

  • Take detailed field photos that tie directly to engineering/planning software

  • Correlate route map and field photos directly to time stamps and field locations

  • Record attributes and current conditions of overhead and ground-level utility structures

  • Maintain consistent quality data while achieving our production standards

  • Use measuring equipment and SLR cameras to establish a photo record

  • Comfortable closely working as a team or individually

Qualifications

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions

  • Willingness to practice and adhere to company/industry safety standards/policies

  • Must be able to endure frequent: driving, standing, walking long distances (up to 5 miles or more in a day), navigate through rough terrain on foot, and lifting/balancing objects that may weigh up to 20 lbs.

  • Preferred knowledge and proficient use of SLR cameras

  • Clean driving record and ability to safely drive/operate a company vehicle

  • Must be computer literate – especially MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and/or Google Chrome.

  • Must have the ability to travel throughout our client’s service area and travel overnight as needed

  • Proven ability to deal with governing authorities and their requirements, negotiate with private landowners, and provide clear communication

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to learn and operate customer based proprietary software and other computer systems to expedite and facilitate the work order process.

  • Knowledge of electrical distribution construction or telecommunication systems is a plus

Additional Information

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, a Davey Company, 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 who 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.

 

If you need assistance at any time, please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at Recruiting@davey.com.

 

Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 50% 

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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