GPS Field Technician | Dayton, OH

  • Davey Resource Group, Inc.
  • Dayton, OH, USA
  • Sep 12, 2019

Job Description

Requisition Number: 41687  
Company Name: DRG Inc 
Service Line: 1UAM - DRG Utility Asset Management 
Employment Type: Regular 
Job Type: Full Time 
Education Level Required: High School Diploma / GED 
Work Experience Required: Less than 1 year 
Travel Expectations: Up to 75% 

Position: GPS Field Technician

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group (DRG) which has been employee-owned since 1979. DRG 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 nationwide. Asset Management is currently seeking motivated self-starters that thrive in this type of environment to learn and develop new skills to contribute to our group.



  • 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 traveling within service territory of customer. The Davey Resource Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is focused and relentless in our pursuit to help our utility clients deliver safe, accurate, and reliable utility services to their customers. We are results-driven by our great people and the technology at our fingertips. Various full-time positions available. Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.


Compensation is based upon experience, qualifications and education. DRG offers, incentive programs, excellent benefits. Full-time positions include options to buy company stock and participate in a 401k after 1yr, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses. Pre-employment drug screen, background screening and Social Security Number verification required.

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. 


If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-800-445-8733 ext. 1108 or at



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