Utility Infrastructure Improvement Field Technician

Orbital Engineering, Inc. Reading , PA 19601

Posted 1 month ago

Working with our business partners to create, improve and sustain industry and infrastructure. Orbital Engineering has been driven by this core purpose for more than 50 years - energizing Orbital team members and helping our clients solve challenging and complex problems with innovative engineering, inspection, and construction solutions. Orbital team members are guided by the fundamental beliefs of building trusted relationships, personal accountability, innovation, and excellence in everything we do. Orbital is looking for others to join our team to continue activating our purpose and embrace our values.

Orbital Engineering, Inc. is currently seeking an entry-level field Technician to assist with utility joint use projects in our Pittsburgh, PA office. The position requires basic knowledge in commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures in electrical, mechanical, or civil/structural environments and will rely on standards and pre-established guidelines to perform the scope of the job. The ability to review, learn and apply policies, and a good work ethic is a must.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Visually identify, inspect, and record equipment and different situations in the field

  • Apply local standards

  • Communicate with others, including co-workers and clients, to agree on the best solution

  • Can transcribe notes, use measuring devices to identify, inspect, and record the data which is found

  • Can endure frequent driving, standing, walking, navigating (on foot or in a vehicle), and balancing objects which may weigh up to 20 pounds

  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions and in residential, commercial, and industrial areas

  • Will be in the field as well as an office

  • Will be required to attend meetings at clients' sites

  • May occasionally enter energized extra-high voltage substations up to 745kV

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be required for escorted entry into energized substations

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Entry level to 5 years of experience.

  • Associates Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology, or equivalent experience in related fieldwork

  • Knowledge of construction and planning procedures

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings/schematics

  • Must be an organized person who can keep data organized from start to finish on a project

  • Ability to prioritize work on multiple projects

  • Computer proficiency including general office products, design, and business enterprise software

  • Effective written and oral communication

  • Reasoning skills and ability to solve practical problems

  • Must have dependable transportation and a valid driver's license with insurance

  • Must be able to pass a fit for duty test

Orbital Engineering, Inc. has provided worldwide professional engineering and consulting services since 1969. Our commitment to quality, responsiveness, and attention to detail has earned us the reputation as a leading provider of engineering and design services.

A commitment to excellence and hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, career advancement opportunities, and an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, 401(k), and supplemental insurance.

Orbital Engineering, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EEO/AA/M-F-V-D. Orbital Engineering, Inc. seeks diversity among its employees. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential job functions.

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