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Damage Prevention Inspector

companyOn The Mark Utility Locating Services
locationMiddletown, NY 10940, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Location: Orange & Rockland County
Work Hours: Monday thru Friday - 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Rate of Pay: $21 - $23/hr

On The Mark Utility Locating Services, Inc. is a utility management service business. Our mission is to effectively and efficiently manage with excellence utilities in such a way as to protect life as well as our environment.

Position Summary:

Perform tasks involving driving to various excavation sites to assure compliance with New York State Code Rule 753 regarding the protection of underground facilities.

Essential Functions:

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Safely drive to various excavation locations.
  • Assure compliance with all regulations of the New York State Code Rule 753 regarding the protection of underground facilities.
  • Comply with good safety practices at excavation sites.
  • Promote safe excavation practices via conversation with excavators.
  • Communication throughout the day with Field Supervisor, Dispatcher(s), Area Division Supervisors and Contractors as needed.
  • Data entry of all excavation site visits on electronic device provided.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Incl. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):

  • Must have a valid New York State (NYS) driver's license and clear Dept. of Motor Vehicle (DMV) record (1)
  • If driving Company vehicle, must be responsible for basic upkeep (e.g., cleanliness).
  • Travel outside assigned territory when needed.
  • Ability to perform verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently and complete daily activities per work schedule.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions over various communication methods.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize daily work.
  • Represent the Company and Damage Prevention Program in a professional manner through all interactions / contacts daily.
  • Ability to meet attendance schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to understand and communicate Code Rule 753

Computer Skills: Proficient in using personal computer / tablet.

Required Northeast Gas Association (NGA) Operator Qualification Tasks:

  1. Task 22B - Inspection of Third-Party Excavations for Damage Prevention
  2. Task 23/24 - Inspecting the Condition of Exposed Pipe
  3. Task 70 - 70A Basic Abnormal Operating Conditions(critical AOC) and 70B Properties of Natural gas
  4. Task 71 - Excavation & Backfill
  5. Task 85 - 85A Meter Assembly Abnormal Operating Conditions(critical AOC) and 85B Meter Assembly Fundamentals and Substandard Conditions

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

The employee regularly works near and inside excavation areas and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat, and humidity.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to suggest safe excavating practices and pass out literature pertaining to Code Rule 753. The employee frequently is required to use hands to operate or feel objects, tools or controls, is required to stand, walk, climb and balance. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

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