Newburgh - NY Full Time 2 weeks ago

Field Data Collectors needed to survey pole lines throughout the North East. The successful candidate will utilize the latest technology to collect information needed for the installation of new high-speed fiber optic cables. Previous utility data collection experience preferred, but we will train the right person.

The job involves collecting data on utility poles with a tablet computer, rangefinder, DSLR camera, and other equipment. You will walk down the road measuring distance between poles, distance to anchors and pole heights. You will record information about what type of wires and equipment is on each pole on an Android device.

The work will be in various parts of the region. Per Diem will be paid for work requiring overnight stays. This job is 100% travel.

We provide all computer and measuring equipment. There is NO climbing or working with live electrical equipment.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Cell phone.
  • Be willing to travel overnight Monday – Friday.
  • Be capable of walking all day and working outdoors. We do not work in the rain or snow, but we will be working through all four seasons.
  • Be technically savvy.
  • Be respectful of other people’s property.
  • The ideal candidate will have an associate degree in engineering, but this is not a requirement.

About the company

Wagner Technical Services is a 26 year-old company that provides design and inspection services to utilities in the Northeast. We are experienced in all types of electric and gas utility engineering.

This is an entry level position with growth opportunity for the right individual.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 – $24.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (Required)

Work Location: On the road

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