GIS Field Technician | DRG Midwest | UAM Field Inventory

  • The Davey Tree Expert Company
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Sep 01, 2023

Job Description

Additional Locations: Throughout the entire state

Primary Locations: PA, Pittsburgh, 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 3000, 15233 

Requisition ID: 180711


GIS Field Technician 1

Job Duties

  • 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).

  • Learn to read and interpret 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 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.

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 that can thrive in a fast-paced environment to learn and develop new skills to contribute to our group.


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 100% 



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