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Distribution Field Tech I - Columbus, OH

Columbus, OH 43229

Posted: 01/11/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 48245

Job Description

Are you eager to kick-start your career in the field of utilities? As a Field Technician, you'll dive into the role of the first level in our field technician lineup. This position also serves as a stepping stone for potential future opportunities in design and CAD positions within our organization. Our client is in search of individuals who are exceptional organizers, adept at written communication, and well-versed in essential computer software like the MS Office Suite. If you come with experience in design or line construction within a utility environment, that's certainly a plus. Knowledge of GIS systems and basic data structures would be an advantage. Your self-motivation and capacity to excel independently in outdoor settings will be crucial in this role.

Responsibilities: As a Field Technician, you will be tasked with collecting vital field data pertinent to utility facilities. This data plays a critical role in updating facility records and generating design documents. Operating under the guidance of senior technical or engineering personnel, your tasks will encompass:
  • Advocating Core Values: Serve as a staunch advocate for the organization's Core Values, both among your peers and clients.
  • Safety Adherence: Follow safety practices outlined in the Safety Manual, promoting a safety-first ethos in all undertakings.
  • Accurate Data Collection: Meticulously gather field data using various tools, ranging from electronic devices to cameras and paper forms.
  • Independent Initiative: Identify and document field items with minimal supervision, highlighting your independent problem-solving capabilities.
  • Embracing Technology: Swiftly adopt and effectively employ technology tools such as GPS devices, laser range finders, and data collection units.
  • Precision in Measurement: Record measurements and dimensions precisely, adhering closely to project specifications.
  • Documenting Field Work: Create clear, understandable documentation of data and measurements using appropriate standards.
  • Meeting Targets: Contribute to meeting production targets and grasp the significance of project deliverables.
  • Emergency Response: Assist in power restoration efforts during natural disasters, potentially assuming roles like driver, wire sitter, or runner.
  • Intermittent Travel: Be open to occasional overnight travel, accommodating project needs.

Desired Skills and Attributes: To excel as a Field Technician, you should possess:
  • Self-Initiation: Approach tasks with proactive enthusiasm and drive.
  • Safety Focus: Prioritize safety practices and contribute to a secure working environment.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate effectively within a team and autonomously when needed.
  • Customer Orientation: Maintain a customer-centric attitude, showcasing strong interpersonal skills.
  • Multitasking: Efficiently manage multiple tasks and provide support in training new team members.
  • Outdoor Comfort: Be at ease working in outdoor environments and varying weather conditions.
  • Valid Driver's License: Possess a valid driver's license, enabling you to fulfill travel requirements.

Note: This job description offers a general overview and is not exhaustive. You may be assigned additional duties in line with the organization's evolving needs.

If you're poised to embark on a fulfilling journey within the utilities sector, championing safety, data precision, and project excellence, we invite you to apply for the Field Technician position. Your contributions will be pivotal in upholding our commitment to top-tier utility services.

Kavaliro provides Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws. Kavaliro is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Kavaliro will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please respond to this posting to connect with a company representative.


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