Identifying and marking buried utilities (natural gas, electric, etc. . .) by referencing utility prints and electronically find the utilities using specific locating devices. Daily contact with utility managers, excavation crews, homeowners and contractors. Prioritize work by going through all locate requests to determine routing. Read and understand utility provided maps/prints to assist in identification of underground utilities.
95% of job time is spent in a field environment with some administrative work required. Exposure to field hazards such as walking on uneven terrain in dirt, grass or on streets and sidewalks. Occasional lifting of materials up to 50 pounds required. Requires up to 3 miles per day walking at least twice a week. Office hours and schedule may vary.
A company vehicle will be provided and a competitive compensation package as well.
Must have a valid drivers license. Pre-employment and random drug testing required. Windows based general computer skills required.
Types of machines, tools, special equipment:
Each locate technician will be provided a company vehicle, laptop computer, digital camera, cell phone, broadband internet device, and utility locating equipment. The locating equipment as a whole weighs approximately 15 pounds.
Subject to pre-employment background check and drug screen as well as random drug screens.
United Locating Services is a national utility locating and service organization with offices in Minnesota, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho and Texas.
Role: Utility Locate Technician
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