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ELM Locating and Utility Services
Peoria, IL, United States

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Locate Technician - Missoula, MT



Missoula, MT, United States


$15.50-$21.00 DOE per hour

Employment Type:

Full time



Construction, Field Operations, Technician, Utility Locator




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

Job Description:

Union Position.  ELM is seeking Locate Technicians to work in the Missoula, MT area.  As a Locate Technician, your primary responsibility will be to correctly, safely, and efficiently locate underground utilities including telecommunications, electric, gas. This will require that you manage your own daily route and schedule within certain parameters, and that you are committed to the high quality and accuracy of your work to ensure that clients and contractors can operate in complete safety, with full knowledge of the location of any underground utility lines they may encounter.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

• Searching for underground utilities and accurately marking the location
• Completing all necessary paperwork
• Maintaining daily contact with utility managers, crews, homeowners, and contractors discussing locate issues
• Receiving daily jobs via computer/device
• Prioritizing your daily work by going through all locate requests to determine routing
• Reading and understanding utility-provided maps to assist in identification of underground utilities
• Ensuring that clients and contractors suffer no damages or injuries due to mis-located utilities
• Responding to emergency calls in a timely manner
• Working periodic weekend on-call rotation


Job Requirements:

We are looking for Locate 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 lift up to 50 pounds and 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
• Willingness to change schedule at short notice to respond to emergency calls
• Availability for weekend on-call duty, as required
• Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screens
• Knowledge of underground utility construction and your assigned geographic region, preferred
• Computer proficiency and the ability to use GPS/mapping systems, preferred
• Prior locating or surveying experience, a plus
• Experience scheduling your own work on a daily basis, a plus
• Ability to read and decipher maps, a plus
• Experience in delivery or route driving involving production quotas, a plus


Submit your resume/application to Bryan Hiller via email at bryan.hiller@elmutility.com or via fax at 406-327-6876 and reference Job Code MTML0118. Applications are located on the Careers tab at www.elmllc.com.


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