Gas Utility Field Specialist

Job ID
20-3450
Job Location
US-OH-Findlay
Category
Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE)

Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry’s technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction phase services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.

 

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for seven consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee’s development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry’s leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!

Your Impact at SAM

  • Accurately designate/locate underground utilities with a strong focus on and knowledge of Gas Distribution Systems
  • Familiarity with multiple types of electromagnetic multi-frequency locate equipment, Ground Penetrating Radar experience is a plus
  • Provide detailed documentation of tasks performed in an organized and efficient manner
  • Ability to understand and interpret utility maps, plans, and as-built drawings
  • Ability to analyze issues and develop solutions that can be implemented while performing tasks in the field
  • Actively work toward obtaining the skills in the certification program required for advancement
  • Operates vacuum truck and related tools and equipment such as a jackhammer, pogo-tamper, concrete saw, compressor blower, vacuum hose and air lance and hand tools
  • Drives commercial motor vehicles
  • Other tasks as assigned

What You Bring to SAM

  • Valid driver's license, in conjunction with successfully passing the company MVR requirements, clean background check and drug screening
  • Ability to travel 
  • Work outdoors under the full range of weather conditions typically experienced throughout all seasons of the year
  • Ability to walk for extended periods over irregular terrain while carrying and/or employing any of the full range of surface geophysical and surveying equipment, the weight of such equipment is typically less than 30 lbs
  • Pick up and carry equipment, tools or supplies weighing up to 50 lbs. for short distances and assist others to do the same. This includes the loading and unloading of such items into and out of vehicles, storage areas, etc.
  • Remove and replace manhole lids and covers weighing up 50 lbs., with assistance

 

Our Perks!

We offer a best-in-class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance. SAM’s 401 (k) program offers a 100% employer match up to 6% of your contribution, along with a 401(k) profit sharing and performance-based bonuses.  In addition, we offer:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings
  • Work/life balance with flexible work hours – priority is getting the job done
  • Trainings every Tuesday – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career
  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed, employee events provided throughout the year
  • Passion for our Community – You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

 

EEO

SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

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