Locale Technician

Ada County Highway District   Garden City, ID   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on July 13, 2022
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Locate Technician

Applications are now being accepted for a Locate Technician in the Capital Projects department at Ada County Highway District in the Boise, Idaho area. This position is scheduled to work 4 ten-hour days; Monday – Thursday or Tuesday - Friday. This is a full-time, non-exempt position with a starting wage range of $17.83 - $20.50 per hour, DOQ. ACHD offers an excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision and dental insurance, paid parental leave, daycare assistance, paid vacation and holidays, 401K match and membership in the Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI).

Primary Responsibilities: · The Locate Technician will identify and mark underground stormwater infrastructure and/or highway District utilities within the public right of way by referencing utility prints, existing records drawings, District software, field investigations, and using specific locating equipment. · Must be able to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with contractors, utility representatives, the general public, and other district employees. · The employee must have the ability to drive extensively, get in and out of a vehicle repeatedly, and walk several miles a day. · The employee must be able to update the District’s electronic mapping of the storm drainage infrastructure in GIS.

Qualifications: · Requires a good knowledge of utility locates and the required color associated with each; Idaho damage prevention rules and statutes; traffic safety and work zone requirements. · Must have the ability to work independently, be organized, prioritize tasks, and demonstrate good time management skills; work in all types of terrain and hazards (grass, gravel, uneven ground, ditches, etc.), in all types of environments (roadway, public right-of-way, etc.), and in all types of weather conditions; operate a computer and related business software. · Previous experience with locating equipment and methods is preferred. · Good understanding of urban stormwater infrastructure and previous GIS or CAD experience is preferred. · Must possess an Idaho driver’s license. · Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acceptable.

An AA/EEO/ADA Employer Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.