Private Utility Locator
Job Type

The Utility Locator will be responsible for accurately detecting and marking utility lines in specified areas, ensuring the safety of excavation crews and the community. This role is integral in preventing damage to underground utilities and potential service disruptions. 

Key Responsibilities

  1. Utility Detection: Use advanced equipment to detect underground utilities, such as electric, gas, sewer, water, and telecommunications lines. 
  2. Marking Utilities: Clearly and accurately mark the location of utilities using color-coded paint or flags based on industry standards. 
  3. Record Keeping: Document the location of utilities and maintain records for future reference. 
  4. Safety Compliance: Follow all safety protocols and guidelines during operations to protect oneself, the community, and underground assets. 
  5. Communication: Coordinate with excavation and construction crews, providing them with detailed information about the location of underground utilities. 
  6. Equipment Maintenance: Conduct routine checks and maintenance on utility locating equipment to ensure optimal functionality. 
  7. Continuous Learning: Stay informed about the latest developments in utility locating technology and best practices. 
  8. Customer Service: Address inquiries from the public or clients about utility locating procedures, ensuring clear and courteous communication. 
  1. High School diploma or equivalent. 
  2. Prior experience in utility locating or a related field is a plus. 
  3. Strong understanding of utility types and their potential hazards. 
  4. Technical aptitude and ability to operate complex equipment. 
  5. Detail-oriented with strong observational skills. 
  6. Ability to work in various weather conditions and terrains. 
  7. Commitment to following safety guidelines and industry standards. 
  8. Good communication skills and the ability to work well with teams. 

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice. In compliance with federal and state equal opportunity employment laws, NG Companies is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate regarding race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, or gender.