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Field Technician- Utilities

Pike Corporation
Beckley, WV
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job description

Position Summary:

Responsible for the collection of facilities field data as specified for use by others in updating facilities records or preparing design documents. This position encompasses data collection, measurement, mapping, field photography, equipment or unit inventory, staking, and similar field-based reconnaissance at the direction of senior technical or engineering employees. This position will often work with more senior employees in the field acting as a design or staking assistant.

Essential Functions:

Among the incumbent’s responsibilities are the following:

  • The incumbent will adhere to and be a strong advocate for Pike’s Core Values to both Pike employees and our client(s)
  • Accurately and neatly gather field data using paper drawings, forms, electronic data collection devices, digital cameras, or other formats and/or devices specified by the project manager and/or client.
  • Correctly identify items to be documented in the field with minimal supervisory input.
  • Quickly learn and apply technology tools such as hand-held data loggers, laser range finders, angle finders, digital cameras, and GPS receivers.
  • Accurately record measurements and dimensions of requested items; be able to recognize levels of detail required to create a complete and accurate accounting of the field situation per the project specifications.
  • Completely render as-built conditions to act as bases for new design work.
  • Accurately records data and measurements using correct standards such that the resulting product is clear and easily understood by office-based project personnel.
  • Correctly identifies equipment and apparatus in the field with low error rate and minimal supervisory assistance.
  • Meets production targets to keep on schedule and within budgeted labor hours.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School or GED
  • Willingness to travel 50+ miles daily as well as out of state if needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Land Surveyor a plus
  • Must be familiar with common computer software including spreadsheets and databases and CAD drafting systems;
  • Experience in design or line construction in a utility environment, being familiar with GIS systems and basic data structures.
  • Incumbent must have a high level of self-motivation.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work). The employee may be subject to one or more of the following atmospheric conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.

Competencies:

  • Self-Motivated
  • Work independently
  • Team-Oriented
  • Customer Oriented
  • Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members.

Pike is an Equal opportunity employer- Women, Veterans, Disabled, Minorities

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Company Description
Founded in 1945, Pike Corporation is a leading integrated provider of construction, repair and engineering services for distribution and transmission power lines and substations, fiber, telecommunications, gas, and renewable generation and storage projects. Your work will support hundreds of investor-owned, cooperative and municipal utilities, developers and independent power producer clients across the country. We continuously improve our processes and expand our offerings to provide our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.

Opportunities to be part of this team are available through our many lines of business including, Pike Electric, Pike Engineering, Pike Telecom & Renwables, Pike Gas, and Pike Enterprises. With locations throughout the Midwest and Eastern United States you are sure to find an opportunity to join our team near you.

Pike Engineering is focused on applying operational excellence to the infrastructure solution needs of the energy delivery and communications sectors of the utility industry. Our goal is to leverage the engineering expertise and operational experience of our employees to be the recognized industry leader for the services we offer. We are dedicated to achieving this leadership by:

Creating innovative, flexible solutions to our clients
Providing solutions on time, all the time
Delivering unsurpassed quality on a consistent basis
Developing resources for the future
Achieving a superior safety culture
Being driven by our Core Values

Our Services:

Transmission Engineering
Substation Engineering
Distribution Engineering
Field Services
Consulting Services
Communication Services
Storm Response

Pike Corporation

Why Work Here?
We Design, Connect & Maintain Our Nation's Infrastructure Network. Pike offers career and growth opportunities across 38 states.

Founded in 1945, Pike Corporation is a leading integrated provider of construction, repair and engineering services for distribution and transmission power lines and substations, fiber, telecommunications, gas, and renewable generation and storage projects. Your work will support hundreds of investor-owned, cooperative and municipal utilities, developers and independent power producer clients across the country. We continuously improve our processes and expand our offerings to provide our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job. Opportunities to be part of this team are available through our many lines of business including, Pike Electric, Pike Engineering, Pike Telecom & Renwables, Pike Gas, and Pike Enterprises. With locations throughout the Midwest and Eastern United States you are sure to find an opportunity to join our team near you. Pike Engineering is focused on applying operational excellence to the infrastructure solution needs of the energy delivery and communications sectors of the utility industry. Our goal is to leverage the engineering expertise and operational experience of our employees to be the recognized industry leader for the services we offer. We are dedicated to achieving this leadership by: Creating innovative, flexible solutions to our clients Providing solutions on time, all the time Delivering unsurpassed quality on a consistent basis Developing resources for the future Achieving a superior safety culture Being driven by our Core Values Our Services: Transmission Engineering Substation Engineering Distribution Engineering Field Services Consulting Services Communication Services Storm Response

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Beckley, WV
USA

Industry

Engineering

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