City of Tucson


$16.60-$26.31 Hourly / $34,528.00-$54,724.80 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916

General Description

Determines and marks locations of underground water construction facilities using valve maps, geographic maps, construction plans, system asbuilts, and electronic locating devices. Assures regulatory compliance by responding to AZ811 locate tickets and assists contractors, customers, and Tucson Water staff with projects.

Essential Functions

Locates and marks underground water facilities and provides assistance to customers by reviewing and prioritizing locate tickets, using maps and plans, specialized detection equipment and measuring devices, spray painting or marking the area with feathers, locating valves and mains, tracing service lines and troubleshooting problems.

Assists contractors with construction projects by receiving and reviewing maps and plans, attending pre-construction meetings, identifying underground lines, repainting destroyed locate marks, monitoring project schedules and resolving unexpected water problems.

Responds to and electronically files completed AZ811 locate tickets and logs activities.

Ensures that work conforms to local, state and federal government regulations, worker safety and other applicable rules and regulations.

Acts as a first responder for emergencies, including assisting the fire Department with large fires.

Assists and coordinates with other utilities and agencies regarding locating and marking underground facilities.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years of professional experience using electronic locating equipment to locate and mark underground facilities/utilities

Valid and Unrestricted  Class D - Driver's License

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

50 lb Lift Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 25

Occupation Group Description: Water

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 7520

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted D - Driver

CDL Endorsements: None    

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 4026; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;