GPS Field Technician - West Virginia EG

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Charleston, WV, USA
  • Jun 23, 2022

Job Description

Additional Locations: West Virginia Statewide

Primary Locations: WV, Charleston, 1627 Quarrier St, 25311 

Requisition ID: 168949

Divisional Overview

Asset Management is a division of Davey Resource Group, Inc which has been employee-owned since 1979. DRG specializes in managing the assets of utility companies throughout the U.S. by providing infrastructure solutions, focused around the electrical and telecommunication industries. We believe in smart strategic growth that continues to provide career advancement opportunities. We utilize cutting-edge technology to deliver solutions for utility companies with design, construction and field inspection teams. Asset Management is currently seeking a motivated self-starter that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills that will contribute to our entrepreneurial spirited group.

Job Duties

  • Follow a culture that is rich in safety and quality workmanship

  • Inspection of infrastructure facilities for customers related to utility systems

  • Utilize equipment to excavate ground material around utility poles

  • Apply wood preservatives to the ground line area of a pole

  • Electric hazard identification, electric equipment identification, and communication equipment Identification

  • Ability to operate company vehicle is preferable but not required

  • Perform all other reasonable duties as assigned by the Foreman or Crew Leader.

  • Work schedules are typically 5-6 days per week, 8-10 hours per day, may require performing stand by duties or on-call work assignments


  • Ability to travel for work about 75% of the time with per diem and lodging provided

  • High level of integrity, honesty, and professionalism

  • Ability to work independently, in small groups or a team

  • Ability to stand or sit for extended periods of time, bend, reach and to move or carry items weighing up to 65 lbs

  • Ability to proficiently use locate utility poles accurately

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in various hours of the day or night and holidays as required

  • Ability to work in terrains mixing and consisting of rocky, steep, uneven ground, wetlands, and flat areas

  • 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 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. 

If you need any assistance at any time please contact us at 1-877-411-7601 or at


Employment Type: Permanent 
Job Type: Full Time 
Travel Expectations: Up to 75% 



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