Colorado Springs Utilities Utility Locator (03096) in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Utility Locator (03096)
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft
Pay Range TBD
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Posting Close Date 7/22/19
Utility Locator – Hourly Position
Colorado Springs Utilities is seeking to fill entry level Utility Locator Hourly job. This excellent position will enable the selected candidate to work as part of a highly skilled team while eventually serving our customers in an autonomous capacity. The selected candidate will perform locating activities on public service utilities for residential and commercial customers and includes extensive in-person customer interaction thus requires excellent communication, conflict management, and customer service skills.
The selected candidate will be required to live in the Colorado Springs Utilities service territory or be able to move into the service territory within five (5) months of hire date. The successful candidate will be subject to working in adverse work and weather conditions and is subject to overtime and stand-by hours.
Why should you apply? In this role, you will be responsible for locating Colorado Springs Utilities owned and operated underground infrastructure, meet with contractors and homeowners to assess locating needs and interact with customers to provide information regarding the type, location, and composition of utilities in the area. In addition, maintaining locating equipment, stock levels, and vehicles, update construction print files, inspecting damaged or severed utilities to determine the extent of damage and liability will be part of your day to day tasks. You will also be required to drive a company vehicle to customer locations.
So, what does it take to be successful in this position? While most people in this occupation will have completed a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) and have up to two (2) years’ experience operating utility locating equipment, the ideal candidate will have previous utility locating experience and knowledge of gas, water, electric, and wastewater system principles. Strong customer service skills are a must. Valid Colorado Driver’s license is required.
What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…
As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, we offer the stability of providing a required service and commodity for our community.
We are a diverse team of professionals who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community through new and innovative technologies.
We understand employees have competing priorities. That is why we have created an environment which embraces teamwork and flexibility.
Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community! For more information and to apply, visit www.csu.org
All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled . Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.
Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.
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Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft