Utility Line Locator-Distribution and Collection Division

Schuylkill County Municipal Authority
Job Description
Schuylkill County Municipal Authority (SCMA) is seeking talented individuals wishing to pursue a career in the Water and Wastewater Treatment Industry.
This position will be primarily responsible for Act 50 (PA 1 Call Law) compliance and related tasks.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Maintaining knowledge of Act 50 (PA 1-Call Law), including updates, and must be capable of completing PA 1-Call requests.
  • Accurately locate and properly marking of underground utilities.
  • Ability to utilize maps, drawings, sketches, and other records such as GIS (Geographic Information system).
  • Operation and maintenance of utility locating equipment.
  • Professionally communicate with co-workers, customers, contractors, first responders, other utility representatives, and members of the general public.
  • Maintain knowledge of Penn DOT regulations as it relates to traffic control.
  • Proficient use of electronics such as computer, tablet, phone, etc.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as required.
  • Response to after hour emergencies.
  • Operation of equipment such as hand and power tools.  
  • May perform other utility related work as assigned.
Additional Qualifications:
  • Ability to walk on all types of terrain (grass, ditches, wooded areas, gravel, etc.) in and around construction zones, residential, commercial, industrial and rural areas.
  • Ability to work in all types of weather conditions (rain, snow, cold, heat, etc.).
  • Ability to stand and walk for periods of time up to and exceeding 60 minutes.
  • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment. 
  • Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be safety oriented, self-motivated and have a positive attitude. 
Qualified applicants must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent and a valid PA Driver’s License.  Experience with utility line location and the PA One Call System is preferred. The Authority is willing to train quality individuals. Successful candidates will be required to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.  This position requires on-call duties.
For more information and to submit an application, please visit the employment page on our website at www.SCMAwater.com 
The Schuylkill County Municipal Authority, formerly known as the Pottsville Water Company, is the largest drinking water purveyor and sanitary sewer service provider in Schuylkill County. The Authority was formed in 1961 after the purchase of the former Pottsville Water Company and currently serves over 30,000 customers in 26 municipalities. Since 1834, SCMA has provided clean, safe drinking water and reliable sanitary sewer treatment services to its valued customers.
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