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Madison Gas & Electric Field Technician - Locating Services in Madison, Wisconsin

Field Technician - Locating Services

Location Madison

Job Category Gas or Electrical Engineering

# of openings 1

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POSITION PURPOSE

Provide the specialized and technical expertise necessary to accurately locate underground electric and gas facilities. Also, provide the technical expertise to complete various assignments with Gas and Electric Operations.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Locates underground facilities to provide safe excavation for customers and Company employees and to prevent costly damages and possible serious injury.

  • Responds to emergency locate requests after normal working hours within 45 minutes.

  • Fills out required paperwork to notify appropriate departments of high-profile conflicts.

  • Assists in training new unit employees.

  • Finds and documents the location of facilities to accurately update mapping.

  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned. Examples include assisting with surveying, pole inventory, transformer inventory, and clearance review.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience

  • Associate's degree in civil engineering, land surveying, or equivalent.

  • Three years of locating experience in lieu of the above.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of or the ability to learn the equipment used in locating the Company's underground electric and gas facilities.

  • Knowledge of municipal infrastructure construction methods.

  • Able to interpret electric and gas distribution and transmission maps along with electric and gas plan and profile sheets.

  • Familiar with personal computers and various software programs.

  • Valid driver's license.

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