Company: UtiliQuest, LLC
Location: Santa Cruz
Posted on: January 12, 2022
Overview: Santa Cruz, CA (starting between $16.25 to $18.25/hr +
increase after successfully completing paid Training Program)
Do you enjoy working independently and outdoors? If so, it may be
time to "Start a New Career" with UtiliQuest! We are hiring Field
Technicians in Santa Cruz, CA to start in a PAID TRAINING class.
UtiliQuest is now hiring experienced Field Technicians AND those
wishing to start a new career! Learn a NEW TRADE and be a part of
the growing Utilities Industry!
UtiliQuest, a leading provider of Damage Prevention Services, is
searching for career-focused motivated individuals to locate
underground utilities. No experience is required, but we welcome
those with Utility Locating or related experience. We provide a
COMPANY TRUCK and GREAT BENEFITS ! Military Veterans are encouraged
to apply. Check out the job preview of this amazing
Under the direction of a company supervisor, a Utility Line Locator
performs work that involves visual inspection of predefined
construction areas and reading and interpretation of utility maps
to determine the presence of underground utilities, while using
special electronic equipment to actually detect and locate said
utilities. The utilities may include (but not be limited to) gas,
electric, cable TV, telecommunications, sanitary sewer, water
lines, street lighting and other facilities within the predefined
Use lap-top computer or other devices to receive, document and
close out excavation notices, both during normal hours and after
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 company personnel, regarding
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
Provide accurate documentation and or sketches related to all
Receive and respond to excavation notices during normal and after
hours in accordance with established time requirements.
Operate company vehicles in a safe manner and maintain a
Be able to perform manhole entry using assigned equipment and
Perform work in all weather conditions, during normal and after
The employee shall follow all safety rules at all times.
Will need to have the ability to work a flexible schedule (some
evenings and weekends) as ticket/production load requires.
Employee will respond to emergency calls during scheduled on-call
High School Diploma, GED equivalent, relevant work experience, or a
combination of education and work experience preferred
Valid State driver's license (cannot be considered Provisional),
including an MVR record that is deemed acceptable by the
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background
Upon employment, will be subject to random drug testing in
compliance with federal, state and company guidelines.
Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment. (shovels, screw
drivers, wrenches, and ped keys etc.)
Medical/Prescription Plans: four (4) medical plan options which
include prescription benefits.
Dental Plans: two (2) dental insurance options - a high option plan
that covers most dental treatments along with diagnostics and
preventive care; and a low option plan that covers the basic
diagnostics and preventive care.
Group Vision Plan: a PPO plan where participating doctors provide
eye exams and substantial discounts for services and materials.
Flexible Spending Account: benefit allows pre-tax dollars to be
contributed annually to a reimbursement account for your and your
family members' qualified healthcare expenses (up to $2,500) and
dependent care expenses (up to $5,000).
Retirement Savings Plans: 401(K) - once eligible, employees have
the option to invest 1% - 75% of their salary. The company will
match a portion of this investment.
Stock Purchase Plan: allows employees to purchase company stock,
when eligible, through payroll deductions.
Short & Long Term Disability: group rates for disability insurance
benefits which will replace a portion of your income due to illness
Term Life and AD&D Insurance: available at group rates.
Legal Services Insurance: access to legal professionals at
Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement: up to $7,500 per calendar year
Keywords: Utility Line, Locator, Maintenance, Electrical,
Construction, Damage Investigator, Pest Control, military veteran,
cable technician, #readytowork, Hiring Immediately, IND2
Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to
a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality
safety requirements and training provided by the company as
Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits
discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on
disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is
not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on
race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic
information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran
status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state,
or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants
or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also
the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and
federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in
making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the
EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement.
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