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Utility Locator

City of Social Circle

Listing Summary

City of Social Circle is looking for an underground utility locator technician. Candidate should be a self-motivated, energetic team player. Candidate should not only care about efficiency, but also the quality of their work. While experience is preferred, it is not required. If you feel that you would be a good addition to our team, then we look forward to hearing from you. The Utility 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 include gas, sanitary sewer, and water lines.


  • Use lap-top computer or other devices to receive, document and close out excavation notices, both during normal hours and after hours.
  • Read and interpret utility maps / prints to identify the type and size of underground utilities.
  • 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 when necessary.
  • Provide accurate documentation and or sketches related to all locates completed.
  • 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 professional appearance.
  • Perform work in all weather conditions, during normal and after hours.
  • 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 shift rotation


  • High School Diploma, or GED.
  • Valid State driver's license (cannot be considered Provisional), including an MVR record that is deemed acceptable by the City.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • 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.)

How to Apply:

Resumes, with cover letter including reason for interest in position, may be submitted by:

  • Email:
  • Mail or in person:          City of Social Circle

Attn:  Teresa Duval

PO Box 310

166 N. Cherokee Road

Social Circle, GA 30025


Resumes should include at least three (3) professional references.

End Date: Until Filled                                     


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