Line Locator – Permian Basin

Denver City, Texas
17 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is seeking a local candidates with Line Locating experience to join their team in Denver City, TX.

Line Locator - Job Description

Under close supervision, locates utility lines; and performs related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Locates underground utilities.
  • Clears brush and digs up utility lines.
  • Operates line location instruments and leak detection instruments.
  • Prepares sketches for field notes in construction layouts and as-built.
  • Researches as-built drawings for line locations.
  • Sets utility markings and points for contractors and other utility companies.
  • Maintains inventory, equipment, supplies and assigned vehicles.
  • Operates electronic surveying and data collection instruments.
  • Works as a member of a survey crew.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Knowledge of highway traffic control standards.
  • Knowledge of basic surveying methods, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of electronic surveying line locating equipment.
  • Knowledge of reading and interpreting construction and engineering plans.
  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations, practices and procedures.
  • Skill in researching land and plat information.
  • Skill in accurately sketching and recording field notes and computations.
  • Skill in recording and maintaining public files and records.
  • Skill in demonstrating and instructing entry level skills and practices.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.