Utility Locator Leader

  • 009209

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, coordinates and oversees the work of the Utility Locators; receives locate tickets, creates service requests, monitors Utility Locator’s job, and tracks locate time; may perform other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Receives locate tickets from Sunshine One Call and creates service requests.
  2. Assigns service requests to the Utility Locators, monitors their progress, tracks locate time, and updates information in the RJN System.
  3. Answers calls from contractors regarding locate information and schedules Utility Locators to meet with contractors.
  4. Works online with Sunshine One Call website to get locate tickets for jobs being done for the Utilities O & M Division.
  5. Assists the Utilities O & M Superintendent and Project Coordinator in tracking equipment and supplies. Requests quotes, prepares purchase orders, and maintains inventory of equipment and tools.
  6. Assigns and evaluates work, and recommends disciplinary actions according to established City procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, statutes, regulations, rules, policies and procedures related to area of assignment.
  • Knowledge of safety and health regulations, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of supervisory methods and techniques.
  • Knowledge of personnel principles and practices.
  • Skill in reading and interpreting construction and engineering plans.
  • Skill in supervising, evaluating, and motivating employees.
  • Skill in using computers and standard application software.
  • Skill in using standard office machinery and equipment.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Skill in following written and oral instructions.
  • Skill in researching and gathering information related to vendors, contractors, equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:Work involves sedentary to light work in an office setting. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, sit, lift light objects (up to 10 pounds) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma or GED and three (3) years related experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.

FLSA Code: N/E
Last revision date: September 2003
Overtime: Yes
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