Underground Utilities Locator Technician

252 SE 10 Ave
Great Bend, Kansas
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The Locator Technician will be responsible for identifying and marking buried fiber optic and copper cable by referencing utility prints and using specific locating equipment. Once utility conduit is located, will be responsible for marking its path in paint.

The candidate must be able to:

•        Read and understand utility maps, prints, and aerial imagery to assist in identification of underground fiber assets

•        Prioritize work activities by reviewing all locate requests to determine travel route and timelines

•        Operate handheld detection equipment in the designed manner

•        Ability to work in all types of terrain and hazards (grass, gravel, ditches, etc.), all types of environments (construction sites, highways, industrial, private property, etc.) and all types of weather conditions

•        Drive extensively and get in-and-out of vehicle repeatedly, walk several miles per day

•        Mark the location of underground fiber assets on roadways, private property, and other locations, as appropriate and needed, using required spray paints, flags and other equipment

•        Accurately and consistently wear safety gear, and operate safety equipment, provided

•        Daily contact with utility managers, crews, homeowners, and contractors discussing locate issues

•        Some overnight travel as needed

•        Perform outside plant route maintenance activities, of which includes digging holes for posts, running ground wires, placing ground rods, and removing and replacing marker signs

•         Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities required:

•        Must have a valid drivers’ license and be able to get to remote job sites, drive extensively and get in-and-out of vehicle repeatedly

•        Must have solid verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work professionally in a diverse and stressful environment

•        Good time management skills

•        Complete and document work activities on a timely basis

•        Attention to Detail

•        Passion for accuracy

•        Ability to work on work independently

The application is available on our website at www.amerineconstruction.com. Select employment from the left hand menu to find the application and how to submit. You may call 620-792-1223 or email humanresources@amerineconstruction.com and we can send you an application or answer any questions.

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