We are hiring a full time Line Locator I Position working out of our EPCOR Texas Gas office in Magnolia, TX.
Performs technical work of locating and marking underground EPCOR utility lines using paper/online maps, blueprints and electronic/RF locating technologies in diverse environments. This position is subject to callback, overtime and weekend/holiday emergency call outs and call duty.
Uses paper/online maps, blueprints and electronic/RF locating technologies to locate EPCOR utilities in City/County/State road right-of-ways and private easements, then marks location following EPCOR’s local office policy/program. Reviews and monitors the work of the contractors in reference to hitting or damaging mains or service lines. Responds to emergency calls for locating requests, from emergency work, line strikes, leaks, etc….. Contacts management for update information on new plans and visits construction sites of new mains and services to update the data. Organizes, prioritizes and routes the 811 (e.g. Blue Stake or One-Call) locate requests. Occasionally attends pre-construction conferences to exchange information or explain 811 policy. Performs other work as required.
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Ability to read and interpret maps, blueprints and “as-built” plans. Computers skill to work with electronic maps and programs. Ability to deal effectively and courteously with private contractors and the general public.
This position is subject to callback, overtime and weekend/holiday emergency call outs and call duty. There are periods of continuous stooping, bending, walking, shoveling and sweeping. May be exposed to insects, animals, reptiles, dust, pollen, chemicals, water and sewage. Must be able to tolerate extreme heat.
As an EPCOR employee, you will enjoy a variety of benefits such as a competitive salary, an incentive award program, an excellent benefit package including medical, dental, vision and other insurance coverage, retirement plan with substantial company contribution, generous time-off schedules, training opportunities, tuition reimbursement, and certification support. We’ve been voted as a Best Places to Work employer and we value the safety of each of our team members through our robust safety training and celebration of safety milestones.
Headquartered in Phoenix, EPCOR USA owns, operates and builds water, wastewater and natural gas infrastructure and is among the largest private water utilities in the Southwest. EPCOR USA is an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of EPCOR Utilities Inc. We invest in and look after our communities and the environment. We’re proud of the work we do and the people we hire to do it.
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