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ELM Locating and Utility Services
Peoria, IL, United States

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Riser Technician - Cheyenne, WY



Cheyenne, WY, United States


DOE per hour

Employment Type:

Full time, Seasonal



Construction, Inspector, Technician, Utility Locator




Building Construction: General-Other: Construction-Skilled Trades, Surveying
Installation-Maintenance-Repair: General-Other: Installation-Maintenance-Repair
Logistics-Transportation: Car, Van and Bus Driving
Other: Other

Job Description:

ELM is seeking a Riser Technician to work in the Cheyenne, WY area.  As a Riser Technician, your primary responsibility will be to drive to residential areas to check meters for rust and corrosion, and ensure that regulator vents are not obstructed.  You will also be responsible for painting any rusted or corroded sections.  You must be able to safely inspect Meter Set Assembly and/or deal with any object, including animals on the property that could prevent the employee from completing inspection. 

Your specific duties in this role will include:

• Daily contact with supervisor, homeowners and contractors to discuss meter issues
• Ability to operate a laptop computer with CD drive
• On a daily basis, prioritize work to determine most efficient method of routing
• Completing all necessary paperwork and documentation
• Walking in residential neighborhoods to inspect meters
• Maintaining equipment to the highest levels of performance possible - This includes but is not limited to equipment, computer, radio, and vehicle.  Completing maintenance reports for purpose of quality control
• Observing all safety rules and regulations


As a Riser Technician with ELM Locating & Utility Services, you will be part of one of the largest and most respected companies in the utility location industry. We are the type of family-owned company where we know you by name and ensure that you have all of the training and support you need in order to do your job well. ELM is a great place to build your career home, as the vast majority of our management and executive team started with us as technicians working in the field. In addition to professional development and advancement opportunities, we also offer excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Here is just some of what we have to offer:

• Medical, dental, and vision coverage
• Company-paid and voluntary life insurance
• Short and long-term disability
• 401(k)
• Aflac
• LegalShield
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
• Paid time off
• Company vehicle for work-related travel

Job Requirements:

We are looking for Riser Technicians who combine a solid work ethic and the ability to self-manage with a firm commitment to safety. You must also be comfortable working in an outdoor setting, walking significant distances each day in all types of weather, and dealing with all manner of field hazards. It is also important that you have exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, and that you are able to interact with people in a friendly and professional manner.

Specific qualifications for the position include:

• High School Diploma or GED
• Ability to walk up to 5 miles a day in all weather conditions
• Ability to bend/stoop/kneel/crawl
• Valid driver’s license with a good motor vehicle record
• Ability to efficiently manage your daily schedule
• Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
• Flexibility and temperament to adapt to sudden challenges and changing work conditions
• Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screens
• Knowledge of your assigned geographic region, preferred
• Computer proficiency and the ability to use GPS/mapping systems, preferred
• Prior experience is a plus
• Experience scheduling your own work on a daily basis is a plus
• Ability to read and decipher maps
• Experience in delivery or route driving involving production quotas is a plus


Submit your resume/application to Clark Whitcomb via fax at 406-327-6877 or via email at clark.whitcomb@elmutility.com and reference Job Code WYCR0717.  Applications are located on the Careers tab at www.elmllc.com.


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