Field Data Technician
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Springfield, IL 62762
Do you like working independently outdoors? Are you flexible, efficient and in good physical condition? Are you comfortable with technology? Come work for an organization that’s 80 years strong and still growing! Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. specializes in providing services to the electric utility and telecommunications industries on a national scale.
We are currently seeking candidates for Field Survey Technicians in the IL and IN areas.
Summary of Position
An Osmose Field Survey Technician is responsible for collecting detailed technical information about electric utility and telecommunication facilities and equipment. It is an outdoor position that requires hiking between spans of utility poles to capture data that supports outside plant engineering and various fiber-optic construction projects. Osmose will train the ideal candidate to perform all required duties. This position requires routine travel, typically involving multiple motel night stays per month. The ideal candidate will be able to travel out of state for month long assignments.
+ Work in an outdoor environment to collect field data that supports the engineering and design of fiber optic cable facilities. This will include measurements of attachment heights, span distances, angles, etc…
+ Submit organized, detailed data for each project that could include maps, field notes and digital images.
+ Operate and maintain equipment that would include tablet computer, digital camera, measuring tools and Personal Protective Equipment.
+ Work professionally in the field as a representative of Osmose and our customers.
+ Communicate effectively and on a daily basis with the project management team.
+ Work safely and independent of supervision.
+ High school diploma or equivalent; technical background preferred.
+ Basic knowledge of telecommunications and/or electrical distribution systems is a plus.
+ Knowledge of pole design including NESC requirements and general safety practices is a plus.
+ Enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather and have the desire to actively participate in physically demanding work lifting 15 to 20 lbs on a regular basis.
+ Basic proficiency with computers including the ability to read, interpret and follow GPS maps.
+ Ability to follow process specifications and guidelines in an extremely high quality environment.
+ Ability to travel and to work outside in variable terrain and weather conditions.
+ Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
+ Excellent communication skills; both written and oral.
+ Present a professional appearance and attitude.
+ Demonstrate high work standards with a quality orientation.
+ Embrace core values of the company.
+ Ability to pass background check and drug screen upon hire.
Come grow with us! Full-time employees enjoy a benefits package that includes:
+ Production bonuses that vary
+ Vacation Days
+ Paid Holidays
+ Dental, Vision, Life Insurance
+ 401k with company match
+ Critical Illness Plan
+ Accident Insurance Plan
+ Hospital Indemnity Plan
Osmose is an Equal Opportunity employer. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet
REQ ID 571
City State: Indianapolis, IN; Springfield, IL