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USIC Damage Prevention Technician in Albany, New York

Job Description:

Do you want to start your career with a company that values integrity, dedication, and hard work every single day? We want to offer you competitive pay, a generous benefits package, and opportunities for advancement.

As leaders in the utility industry concentrating, on quality and safety, RECONN is looking for people to join our team who are problem solvers, take pride in public safety, and are comfortable in a fast-paced, exciting work environment.

This is a Full-Time position throughout the Albany, NY. Cohoes, Latham, Troy areas.

The starting pay is $19/hr. if using personal vehicle An additional $5/hr., after training, will be provided to those who choose to use a personal vehicle over a company vehicle ($19/hr. +$5/hr.). Must have a reliable vehicle to use for work purposes if this payment option is desired.

Our Damage Prevention Advisors are responsible for sites in which excavations are being performed. This position requires one to be knowledgeable in the construction and utility industries. Damage Prevention Advisors will ensure that Dig Safely NY is called for utility mark-out and responded to accordingly and that the scope of work with machinery is in accordance with CR753 while excavation is being performed. Damage Prevention Advisors will work with contractors on CR 753 daily, advise on corrective actions when necessary, and reinforce positively when a proper dig occurs.

A good safety background, knowledge in Microsoft Office products, basic computer functions, data entry, and smartphone use are required. Damage prevention advisors will be responsible for inspecting equipment daily and daily work planning is a must.

Why You'll Love Working for Us (Our Benefits):

  • 100% paid training – We're invested in you, starting on your first day.

  • High-quality company vehicle – All work-related expenses are paid. This means you won't be putting mileage on your personal vehicle for work.

  • Company laptop, phone, and equipment – Advanced technology you can count on.

  • Daily pay – Access your pay when you need it most. Instantly transfer your earnings to your bank the same day.

  • Comprehensive insurance options – A variety of excellent insurance choices including medical, dental, vision, and life.

  • 401(k) with company match – We will help you save for the long term with our competitive 401(k) employer match program.

  • PTO and paid holidays – Even in your first year, so you can spend time with your loved ones.

  • Post-dig season bonus – Front-line employees are the first to share in the company’s

  • Tenure Boots Program – Provides a $200 voucher to buy a new pair of work boots on your first anniversary and every year after.

  • Tech Health Desk – Dedicated representatives to get you what you need when you need it.

  • Employee discounts & perks – Outstanding discounts at major retailers and service

What We Need from You (Our Requirements):

  • Strong verbal and written communication and documentation skills required

  • Outstanding safety/quality record

  • High level of organizational skills, excellent time management skills, and the ability to focus on details

  • Knowledge of all types of gas prints

  • One-year experience locating gas assets preferred

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen

  • Valid driver’s license and safe driving record required

  • Must be able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions; outdoor experience preferred

  • Must be able to work in a confined space; walk, bend, and lift up to 75 pounds

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reconn is committed to providing a safe work environment for its employees, vendors, and customers.

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RECONN is your utility compliance and solutions partner. Our experienced teams utilize the most advanced technology to ensure superior quality and reliability. Nationwide, utility companies depend upon our oversight and precision to protect their infrastructure.