Entry Level* Crew Member – Utility Pole Inspection – Midwest Region – GOS

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This is a job posting from company – Grid One Solutions

Employment TypeFull Time

Work Hours: 8

Salary: $20 To $30/An Hour

Location: Ohio, USA

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Job Title: Crew Member – Utility Pole Inspection – Midwest Region

**Entry-level position** No experience necessary. Starting pay rate is $18-$20 Based on Experience + Production incentives. Hotel Accommodations and Per-Diem for traveling crews. Transportation from starting point to a remote location. This is an Outdoor Position. PPE provided, including Hardhat, Safety Vest, Safety glasses, work gloves, etc. Hard-toe work boots are required.

As a utility pole inspection crew member, you will learn and work in providing routine maintenance and remedial treatment of wood poles used to carry power lines and other above-ground utility lines. You will also gain experience identifying any decay or defects.

If you are interested in starting a career in the Electric, Gas, and Water Utility industry, Grid One Solutions is the right place for you!

With headquarters in Media, Pennsylvania, Grid One has deployment facilities across the United States and parts of Canada. Grid One is part of UtiliCon Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Asplundh, a major supplier of outsourced field services to utilities and municipalities. Asplundh is a privately-held company, founded in 1928, which currently employs over 33,000 people in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Job Type: Full-Time +, Non-Exempt


  • $18 to $20 hourly/Based on experience.
  • Performance Driven Incentives.
  • Per-Diem is offered based on travel criteria.


  • Health Insurance (Medical/Dental/Vision) from day one
  • Company Sponsored Retirement Plan after one year of service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life, long-term/short-term disability insurance
  • Vacation Time after one year of service
  • Paid Holidays after 90 days

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Complete routine maintenance and remedial treatment of wood poles
  • Maintain all tools, vehicles, and equipment.
  • Achieve expected safety, quality, and production goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to read maps and navigate in congested areas.
  • Mechanically inclined and experience with a variety of tools preferred but not required.
  • This is a minimum 40-hour workweek with Saturdays considered inclement weather make-up days.
  • Must adhere to all Company policies and procedures.

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred.


  • Upon offer, employees may be required to complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, background, and/or MVR check.

License & Certifications:

  • Driver License Preferred but not required.

Travel Requirements:

  • Willing to travel locally, statewide, and regionally as needed. Overnight stays will be necessary (Paid hotel accommodations provided by the employer along with a per-diem).

Physical Requirements:

  • RARE (less than 10%): squatting, depth-perception, color-vision, crawling, pushing, pulling, seeing distant, climbing ladders, balancing, gripping
  • OCCASIONAL (up to 33%): stooping, kneeling, squatting, body-twisting, sense-of-touch, manual-dexterity, lifting to 10 lbs., lifting up to 50 lbs., lifting over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs., climbing stairs, carrying, lifting, range-of-motion, reaching
  • FREQUENT (up to 66%): standing, walking, sitting
  • CONTINUOUS (up to 100%): seeing, reading, hearing-speech-range, speaking clearly


Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must have sufficient eyesight to judge distance/coordination of equipment and tools, be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods, be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, be able to wear personal protective equipment as necessary, be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day, have the endurance necessary to traverse various terrain, be capable of performing job duties throughout a standard 8- or 10-hour day, be able to communicate with others, read, write, and comprehend written/verbal job instructions and information, and communicate and handle conflict professionally.

About Us:

Grid One Solutions specializes in AMI deployments for electric, gas, and water utilities. In addition to smart grid implementation services for in-home displays and load control devices, Grid One performs meter reading, customer call center operations, field service work, joint use attachment surveys, storm support services, NESC clearance audits and utility asset inspections, construction and contractor management services, pole maintenance, pole restoration/reinforcement, infrared inspection, utility pole asset management solution, field system integrity surveys, gas meter corrosion mitigation and lead testing, and back-office services including secure data transfer and storage. In February 2012, Utility Meter Services, Inc. merged with Grid One, almost doubling the size of its operations in North America.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

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