Leidos is seeking a Field Technician to provide field inspections of utility poles throughout Rochester and Syracuse, NY. Position will require candidate to have their own reliable car, 8MP camera, Smart Phone with Data plan, and high speed internet connection at home. The successful candidate will travel around the area taking pictures of utility poles and recording data. Significant walking is required, 95% of this position requires field related work. Candidate will be required to be in the field year round and every day (as weather and personal safety permits), and could be subject to inspection of poles in the following areas; urban, rural, backyard pole lines, and Transmission and Distribution Right of Ways.
The mileage and hours vary depending on the work provided from the client (work as assigned), could vary from part time to full time hours.
On a daily basis pictures need to be uploaded to a shared drive from candidates home office. Protective equipment provided; hard hat, EH rated boots, safety glasses, high visibility vest. Candidate will need to be highly organized and efficient in the execution of this work. Candidate will be highly autonomous and work independently. Candidate will receive 8 to 16 hours of training prior to working alone. Hours are flexible based on need dates of inspections. Candidate will be responsible for following Leidos safety procedures and reporting progress on a weekly basis.
• High School Diploma required
• Must have valid driver’s license and ability to pass DMV background check
• Candidates must be able to work in both team and independent environments and to organize work to meet deadlines
• Candidates must be able to walk at least five miles, swing a 3lb hammer, and execute field work on a daily basis
• Willingness to travel frequently (50 - 75 miles, no overnight travel)
• Personal vehicle use
• Indoor and outdoor working conditions
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 100% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:30
Job Family:Engineering Technologist
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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