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Utility Locator

Austin, TX

Posted: 06/17/2024 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Construction Job Number: 84926

Job Description

About Us:
Motive is a full service, self-performing, turnkey, infrastructure solutions provider for the wireless and wireline telecommunications industry. We are a single point of accountability for designing, building, upgrading, and maintaining your networks. No project hands-off minimizes overall development time & cost and maximizes quality control. Our areas of expertise are Site Acquisition, Architecture, Engineering & Design, Project & Construction Management, Installation & Maintenance, Product Sales & Distribution.


The Directional Drill Locator is responsible for tasks associated with the location and placement of underground telecommunications.

Responsibilities:
* Reads and interprets utility maps and uses a utility locator to detect, locate, and accurately mark, the location of underground utilities in a safe and efficient manner.
* In conjunction with other authorities (811), verifies and confirms locations of existing facilities.
* Prepares for new installations.
* Creates and supplies necessary documentation.
* Moves or removes underground wire/cable.
* Performs construction work, such as hand digging holes, placing poles, laying cable in the ground, unreeling, pulling and stringing wire and cable, and backfilling.
* Completes and submits reporting, such as Bore Logs, Redlines, and Sequential.
* Communicates with customers and other employees to help maintain safety and to communicate job status and issues.
* Inspects and maintains machinery (greasing, fueling).
* All other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Education/ Training:
* High School graduate or equivalent, required.
* Knowledgeable of soil conditions and mixing drill mud.
* Knowledge of utility depths and placements.
* Able to read and understand blueprints.
* Able to operate numerous equipment (such as tampers, jackhammers, drills and saws, skid steers, loaders, excavators, backhoes, etc.).
* Clean and current driver's license in the applying State.
Fiber experience 
Falcon Machine
* 3+ Years of general construction experience, required, preferably involving directional drilling/locating.



 Knowledgeable to assist or act in the capacity as a Directional Drilling Operator, preferred.
Motive Energy Telecommunications provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including traits historically or culturally associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), religion (including religious dress and religious grooming), color, age (40 and over), genetic information, disability (mental and physical), medical condition (as defined under state law), national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued under section 12801.9 of the California Vehicle Code), ancestry, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression), sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, parental status, domestic partner status, citizenship status, pregnancy (including perceived pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or pregnancy-related conditions), military caregiver status, military status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Motive Energy Telecommunications complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Motive Energy Telecommunications expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected categories.
The duties and responsibilities described above are not a comprehensive list and that additional tasks may be assigned. The scope of the job may change as necessitated by business demands.


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