Osmose Corporate

  • Field Data Technician

    Job Locations US-NY-Watertown
    # of Openings
    Technical Services
  • Overview

    Do you like working outdoors?  Are you flexible, efficient and in good physical condition? Are you comfortable with technology? Come work for an organization that's 80 years strong and still growing! Osmose Utilities Services, Inc. specializes in providing services to the electric utility and telecommunications industries on a national scale.  We are currently seeking candidates for Field Data Technicians in New York and nearby areas.



    Summary of Position:


    An Osmose Field Technician is responsible for collecting detailed technical information about electric utility and telecommunication facilities and equipment.  It is an outdoor position that requires hiking between spans of utility poles to capture data that supports outside plant engineering and various fiber-optic construction projects in Central and Northern New York or Western Massachusetts.  Additional and ongoing opportunities exist in other geographic areas of the country.  Osmose will train the ideal candidate to perform all required duties. This position requires routine travel, typically involving 12 to 15 motel nights stays per month. 


    To expedite your application, please apply to the job posting on the company website using this link: https://osmosefield-osmoseutilities.icims.com/jobs/1438/field-data-technician/job


    • High school diploma or equivalent; technical background preferred.
    • Basic knowledge of telecommunications and/or electrical distribution systems is a plus.
    • Knowledge of pole design including NESC requirements and general safety practices is a plus.
    • Basic proficiency with computers and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
    • Ability to follow process specifications and guidelines in an extremely high quality environment.
    • Ability to read, interpret and follow maps.
    • Ability to travel and to work outside in variable terrain and weather conditions.
    • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license.
    • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral.
    • Present a professional appearance and attitude.
    • Demonstrate high work standards with a quality orientation.
    • Embrace core values of the company.
    • Ability to pass background check and drug screen upon hire.


    • Work in an outdoor environment to collect field data that supports the engineering and design of fiber optic cable facilities. This will include measurements of attachment heights, span distances, angles, etc...
    • Submit organized, detailed data for each project that could include maps, field notes and digital images.
    • Operate and maintain equipment that would include tablet computer, digital camera, measuring tools and Personal Protective Equipment.
    • Work professionally in the field as a representative of Osmose and our customers.
    • Communicate effectively and on a daily basis with the project management team.
    • Work safely and independent of supervision.


    Come grow with us! Full-time employees enjoy a benefits package that includes:

    • Production bonuses from $0 to $4 per hour
    • Vacation Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance (MEC Health)
    • 401k with company match
    • Critical  Illness Plan
    • Accident Insurance Plan 
    • Hospital Indemnity Plan

    Osmose is an Equal Opportunity employer. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet


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