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Field Technician

Brand: Asplundh Engineering Services

Location: Binghamton, NY, United States

Date Posted:

Requisition Number: 88

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Don't wait for opportunities to happen. Energize your career with us! Join the AES team and get started on a rewarding career with best-in-industry training, systems, and tools—in addition to serious room for advancement.  
The Field Tech will be responsible for conducting field surveys on electric utility projects and will be required to keep detailed notes, measurements, and field surveys. Surveys will be conducted using GPS survey equipment and mechanical measurement devices. This position is results-driven and hours are flexible to the needs of the assignment.  
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:  
  • Gather field data on aerial electric distribution lines and structures via GPS survey equipment.
  • Perform post-construction inspections of existing electric facilities to evaluate compliance and determine if new construction was built to spec.
  • Conduct assessments of electric-owned utility structures to determine candidacy for Joint Use by Telecommunications parties.
  • Coordinate with third-party licensees to arrange ride-out meetings on proposed surveys.
  • Report to locally based Project Manager for assignments and progress updates
  • Communicate with the team with nightly/weekly reports to ensure all tasks have been completed.
Minimum Qualifications:  
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Must have a basic understanding of aerial electric distribution equipment and communication lines.
  • Technologically proficient to be able to navigate the GPS unit’s operating system and handle uploading field data to a cloud-based drive.
  • Must have a current valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work in an all-weather environment. Most work is completed outdoors.
  • This position requires a significant amount of time standing or walking.  Jobs may require navigating uneven ground depending on location.
Education & Experience:  
  • Experience using common Microsoft Excel commands and navigation.
Travel Requirements:  
  • Regional travel is required, as needed.
  • This is a field position and requires frequent travel around assigned region.
  • Overnight stay may be necessary.
Physical Requirements:  
  • RARE (less than 10%): stooping, kneeling, squatting, body twisting, crawling, climbing on/off the truck, climbing poles, gripping, climbing ladders, balancing
  • OCCASIONAL (up to 33%): standing, sitting, sense of touch, manual dexterity, seeing distant, lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., seeing, reaching, range of motion, depth perception, color vision, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, lifting up to 10 lbs., lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • FREQUENT (up to 66%): walking
  • CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): speaking clearly, reading, hearing-speech range

We offer a competitive benefits package that provides a foundation of support for the health, safety, and security of you and your family. We are proud to extend a broad selection of benefits to meet your needs—and medical, dental, and vision benefits start on the first day of employment.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire reasonable accommodations should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note:
  • All job offers are subject to pre-employment drug screening and a background check.
  • Unless otherwise noted, we do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Notice to Agencies: We only accept resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing services if a Service Agreement has been signed and we have requested recruitment/staffing services for the specific position. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of the company, and no fees or compensation will be paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or staffing service.