Utility Locator

  • James City Service Authority
  • James City County, VA, United States
  • Nov 16, 2016
Part time Administrative/Environmental Support Environmental Science/Engineering GIS

Job Description

James City Service Authority seeks an individual to perform responsible technical work in locating existing James City Service Authority (JCSA) underground utilities. Locating is performed in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia “Miss Utility” program.
Use engineering drawings, computers, GIS programs, and specialized electronic equipment to locate existing JCSA underground utilities as required by the Miss Utility laws and regulations.
Provide input and suggestions for revisions to JCSA and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) Regional Standards and specifications.
Assist utility companies, contractors, developers, land owners, general public, and JCSA personnel in locating existing JCSA underground utilities and acts as point of contact for Miss Utility tickets.
Use independent judgment, experience, and analysis to locate untraceable JCSA underground utilities.
Record location of existing utilities on blueprints, maps, and electronic devices.
Coordinate and document requests for markings from “Miss Utility” and maintains computerized “Miss Utility” System.
Assist in the preparation of as-built drawings, and corrects and updates existing as-built drawings, based on field observations.

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma; supplemented by courses in engineering or construction; and two years of experience in utility or cable construction, or related field.
Valid Virginia Driver’s License and acceptable driving record based upon James City County’s criteria.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, and maps.
Ability to operate specialized electronic locating equipment, audio equipment, and computer equipment.

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Job Level



Government- Local/Regional


$15,340 / year or higher DOQ + Part-Time County Benefits (20 hours / week)