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Field Technician (Utility Locator)

Company: Southern Cross
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

What You Will DoOur Underground Utility Locate Technicians use computer utility maps and specialized equipment to find underground cables, pipes, and other underground utilities to prevent damages and ensure safety during excavation. If you are a problem-solver who has safety as your priority, then you should consider a career as an Underground Utility Locate Technician.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesDrives to sites in response to routine ticket requests, and emergencies, and relocatesUtilizes the provided mapping tools and other location information, along with locating equipment, to locate underground utilities including, but not limited to: electrical cables, gas lines, telephone and other communication linesIndicates utility locations through the utilization of paint, flags, and communicates other relevant information to excavation personnel or other appropriate authoritiesResponds to after-hours emergency call-outs in accordance with the established rotation schedule if applicable to the area assigned.What You Will EarnPays from $18 and UP depending on experience. Automatic hourly increase of $.50 after 60 days of employment and then $.50 after 180 days of employment.Benefits Included: Company Vehicle, Wages On-Demand (earned daily pay), Paid Training, Competitive Wages, Medical/Vision/Dental Plans, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and many other benefits.Knowledge, Skills, and AttitudeUtility Locating Experience is preferred but not required.Utility Construction Experience is a preferred but not required.Outdoor work experience is preferred but not required.Must have a positive attitude.Must be able to use a computer.Valid driver's license in applicable state of employment.Must be able to work overtime when duties cannot be performed within a normal work schedule.Work ScheduleMonday through Friday with the possibility of weekend work when duties cannot be performed within a normal work schedule.Physical RequirementsWhile performing the duties of this job, employees regularly:Drive 50 to 200+ miles daily as required by assigned geographic locating area.Stand and walk lengthy distances (4-6 miles) over uneven terrain.Sit for long periods of time while driving.Lift and/or move 50 pounds.Work outdoors in all weather conditions.EEO StatementSouthern Cross Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.by Jobble

Keywords: Southern Cross, Chapel Hill , Field Technician (Utility Locator), Engineering , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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