Utility Locator

  • Mechanical/Utility
  • Santee, CA
  • Salary: $26.18 - $40.74
  • November 28, 2021

Website Padre Dam Municipal Water District Padre Dam Municipal Water District

Padre Dam Municipal Water District

Padre Dam is looking for a dedicated Utility Locator to work as part of our Engineering Team.

Duties include: locating and marking facilities using engineering drawings, visual identifiers and specialized equipment, scheduling field meetings with contractors and other agencies, updating location/inspection project drawings, reviewing survey data and procedures, performing continuity tests on installations of tracer wires, inspecting and approving private development and Padre Dam contract construction projects; planning, scheduling and pacing inspection work with the progress of construction; reviewing plans/details, submittals, specifications, contract documents and soil reports; ensuring compliance for quality and quantity of materials, construction methods, equipment and workmanship; responding to and resolving customer inquiries and complaints; and, maintaining records documenting progress of projects. Incumbents in this class may be required to receive and respond to after-hour calls.

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):

Safety procedures and regulations;
Pipeline construction materials, equipment and tests;
Construction practices;
Facility location techniques;
Material testing procedures;
Applicable laws and regulations.
WAS Standards and Green Book Standards

Skills (position requirements at entry):

Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing;
Using computer and related software applications; (Word, Excel, Teams & GIS applications);
Operate a pipe locator and a wide variety of tools and equipment used in the work;
Read and interpret field data and markings related to survey and locating;
Reading and interpreting maps, engineering plans, specifications, surveying and mapping records, and legal descriptions;
Checking and reviewing plans;
Inspecting construction projects;
Prioritizing Location and Inspection activities;
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Training and Experience (position requirements at entry):

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) and one year of related basic repair and maintenance experience of public water systems; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. College level water technology courses are desirable.

Licensing Requirements (position requirements at entry):

Valid California Driver’s License;
Water Distribution Operator Grade D-1 certificate from the State Water Resources Control Board Division of Drinking Water (within one year of hire or promotion);

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