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Osmose Utilities Services Field Data Technician- MidWest in Carlisle, Iowa


Do you like working independently 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 Midwest United States area!

Field Data Technicians will start at $22/hour plus opportunity for hourly bonus with weekly pay! Plus hotel expenses, contract specific pay increase, living allowance and $4-$5/hour untaxed reimbursement for vehicle usage.

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. Osmose will train the ideal candidate to perform all required duties. This position requires routine overnight travel typically 1-2 weeks at a time away from home. Home most weekends with occasional out of state assignments which may involve longer stays of up to a month at a time if needed.


  • 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.


  • 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.

  • Enjoy working outdoors in all types of weather and have the desire to actively participate in physically demanding work lifting 15 to 20 lbs. on a regular basis.

  • Basic proficiency with computers including the ability to read, interpret and follow GPS maps.

  • Ability to follow process specifications and guidelines in an extremely high-quality, high paced environment.

  • Ability to travel and work outside in variable terrain and weather conditions.

  • Must have reliable transportation.

  • Excellent communication skills; both written and oral.

  • Present a professional appearance and attitude.

  • Demonstrate high work standards and attention to detail with a quality orientation.

  • Embrace core values of the company.

  • Ability to pass background check.

  • Minimum 1 year of outdoor work-related experience

  • Minimum 1 year working in a role that required following a safety program or safety protocols (must provide details)

  • Minimum 6 months experience working in a quality-controlled environment (must provide details)

  • Minimum 6 months experience traveling to various work locations to include occasional overnight stays

  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight


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

  • Production bonuses that vary

  • Vacation Days

  • Paid Holidays

  • Dental, Vision, Life Insurance

  • 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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