• W/S Utility Locator

    Posted: 04/27/2021

    The City of High Point's Public Services Department / Water and Sewer Mains Division seeks to fill a Utility Locator position.
    Essential Tasks:

    • Use lap-top computer or other devices to receive, document and close out locate tickets, during normal 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 city 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.
    • Receive and respond to locate tickets 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 as needed.
    • Perform work in all weather conditions, during normal and after hours.
    • The employee shall always follow all safety rules.
    • High School Diploma, or GED.
    • Valid North Carolina driver's license.
    • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check
    • Minimum of 1-year experience in utility locating.
    • Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment. (shovels, screw drivers, wrenches, etc.)
    • Must be able to work on call and after hours as needed
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • C distribution or Grade 1 Collections Certification
    • 1-year experience working in water distribution or wastewater collection systems
    Salary: $16.77 – 21.47 Hourly with benefits
    Interested applicants must apply through NEOGOV, the City of High Point’s new job application system. To apply, please type the following link into your web browser:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/highpointnc. By closing date of Sunday, May 9, 2021.  The City of High Point is an Equal Opportunity Employer.