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Utility Locator

Basic Information
Position: Utility Locator
Salary: $31,200 annually / $15.00 hourly
Location: City of Carrollton Systems Upkeep
Status: Fulltime
Schedule / Shift: Monday – Thursday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
Vacancy Closes on: Until Filled
Contact Information: Mike Green
Office: 770-830-2016 Email:

How to Apply
Online: Online Employment Application
Fax: 770-830-2026
In Person: City of Carrollton City Hall – 315 Bradley St. Carrollton, Georgia 30117
Resumes will not be accepted without a completed application.
Successful candidates for employment must pass a background check and drug screening prior to employment.

Position Information
Description: This position performs technical work reviewing the construction of water, sewer, and stormwater infrastructure to ensure compliance with construction specifications and locating and marking underground water and sewer lines for the purpose of limiting damage resulting from planned excavations in the area. Work involves making key decisions concerning the operation of valving of the water system to accomplish efficient distribution of water, isolation, and dewatering of line segments for maintenance purposes. Duties also include conducting on-site inspections of in-progress and completed construction, developing filed notes and responding to inquiries concerning construction projects. Work involves considerable contact with contractors, developers and residents. An employee in this position is required to be on-call on a rotating basis. Reports directly to the Senior Crew Supervisor.

Training and Qualifications: High School diploma or GED, with a two-year degree from a post-secondary vocational-technical school and/or college in a related field is desirable. Three years of experience with, or exposure to, water/wastewater/stormwater infrastructure and construction or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid State of Georgia driver’s license and satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record (MVR); Possession of a GSWCC Level 1B Certification or the ability to obtain one within ninety (90) days from the date of hire; Possession of Confined Spaces and Trench Safety Certifications or the ability to obtain them within ninety (90) days from the date of hire; and Possession of a State of Georgia Wastewater Collections and/or Water Distribution Licenses preferred.

Physical Requirements: The work is medium work which requires exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. The amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips. Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling. Apply pressure to an object with the fingers and palm. Hearing sufficient to perceive the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. Standing for sustained periods of time. Ability to sufficient walk about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or move from one work site to another.