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Utility Locator

California, Hayward, 94540 Hayward USA

Overview and Essential FunctionsOverview - Starting rate $20/hr-$25/hr plus company truck & fuel card! Looking for an opportunity to make a difference? Do you enjoy working independently and outdoors? If so, it may be time to "Start a New Career" with UtiliQuest! We’re looking for Utility Locators to join our team and help connect America. We mark underground utilities with flags & paint, and our work is essential to keeping the community safe- Join our Team!

UtiliQuest is now hiring experienced Utility Line Locators and entry level technicians

Entry level roles for those with related industry experience (such as construction, landscaping, pest control and military veterans)

100% Paid Training

Company laptop, phone and equipment

Company Vehicle and fuel card

Work boot voucher (Red Wing)

Advancement opportunities and career growth

Military Veterans are encouraged to apply

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What you’ll do… (essential functions)

Use a lap-top computer or other devices to receive, document and close out excavation notices, both during normal hours and after hours.

Read and interpret utility maps / prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities.

Use assigned communication equipment to effectively communicate with excavators, utility reps, and company personnel, regarding underground facilities.

Operate different electronic detection equipment, to locate and mark under-ground facilities within prescribed accuracy limits.

Perform light excavation with a shovel, to expose buried utilities when necessary.

Provide accurate documentation and or sketches related to all locates completed.

Receive and respond to excavation notices during normal and after hours in accordance with established time requirements.

Operate company vehicles in a safe manner and maintain a professional appearance

Be able to perform manhole entry using assigned equipment and safety devices

Perform work in all weather conditions, during normal and after hours.

Regular use of hands and fingers to operate specialized equipment and tools

Reaching overhead above the shoulders and horizontally; bending at the waist; standing and or walking for extended periods of time

Ability to carry 3-5 lb electronic locating equipment for extended periods of time; lifting objects up to 50 pounds or lifting in excess of 50 lbs with tool aids.

Hearing and speaking to exchange information

The employee shall follow all safety rules at all times.

Will need to have the ability to work a flexible schedule (some evenings and weekends) as ticket/production load requires.

Employee will respond to emergency calls during scheduled on-call shift rotation


You are at least 18 years old

You are authorized to work in the United States for this company

High School Diploma, GED equivalent, relevant work experience, or a combination of education and work experience preferred

Valid State driver's license (cannot be considered Provisional), including an MVR record that is deemed acceptable by the company.

Must be able to pass pre-employment requirements.

Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment. (shovels, screw drivers, wrenches, and ped keys etc.)

Ability to carry 3-5 lb electronic locating equipment for extended periods of time; lifting objects up to 50 pounds or lifting in excess of 50 lbs with tool aids.

Transferable or related skills for this role: Maintenance, Technician, route driver, meter reading, landscaping, working outdoors, pest control, surveying, military, ready to work

Benefits and Company Summary

Weekly Paychecks

Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

Flexible Spending Accounts

Short and Long Term Disability

Supplemental Life and AD&D

401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

Stock Purchase Plan

Company Discounts

Legal Insurance

Paid Time Off and Holidays

As required by California regulation, the pay scale for this position is $20 to $25/hr (Salary is commensurate with experience)

EEOOur Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm)The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

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