Utility Locator

Website Otay Water District

Ideal Candidate
Are you a self-starter with great attention to detail? Do you have experience in researching and performing mark outs of underground utilities and related appurtenances? If so, we would like to hear from you.

The Otay Water District offers excellent benefits, a balanced work/life environment and is a leader in the industry.

About the Position and Department
The position is in the Engineering Department and reports directly to the Supervising Land Surveyor. The Utility Locator completes utility location requests; determines work that requires stand-by inspection for developers working around critical facilities; enforces District easement boundaries; and enforces District horizontal and vertical utility separation requirements related to proposed wet and dry utility installations. This position is a member of a dedicated, service-oriented team where collaboration and leadership are promoted at all levels.

The Engineering Department is responsible for the Planning, Budgeting, Design and Construction of all Otay Water District Facilities as well as the administration of all developer and new customer construction and service applications. The Department has a staff of 28 employees.

Applications will be accepted until there are a sufficient number of highly qualified applicants from which to make a selection. For earliest consideration please submit your application by November 28, 2021. For information on the recruitment process, please go to the Employment section of our website www.otaywater.gov or click here.

Examples of Duties

  • Completes utility location requests; identifies and marks location of underground facilities for the District’s USA mark out program; assists Operations and Engineering Department with utility locations as necessary.
  • Enforces District utility separation requirements and District easement boundaries.
  • Performs a variety of utility research on District sites and facilities.
  • Performs QA/QC of the GIS system and submits redline corrections.
  • Provides customer support for homeowners and contractors.
  • Receives, researches, and pulls plans and maps for mark outs.
  • Maintains records of work performed, including both electronic and paper.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Operates District vehicles as required in the performance of assigned job.

For the complete job descriptions go to the Employment section of our website www.otaywater.gov or click here.

Required Licenses and/or Certifications
A valid California Driver’s License and a safe driving record.

Minimum Experience, Education, and Training Requirements

One (1) year of experience in utility locating preferably in locating water and wastewater infrastructure; including experience in the use of locating equipment.

A High School Diploma or G.E.D. Training as a competent Utility Locator desired.

  • This position will be subject to random drug testing during employment.
  • This is an hourly, non-exempt position.
  • Otay Water District is a Smoking, Tobacco and Nicotine Free Campus.
  • All Otay Water District employees are at-will pursuant to California Water Code, Section 71362.

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