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SAM LLC Utility Locator / Damage Prevention Specialist in Lexington, Kentucky

Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry’s technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction 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.

Your Impact at SAM

The nature of this role is to help prevent damages. The Damage Prevention Specialist works as a liaison to the homeowner and/or contractor and the gas company.

  • Practice safe dig practices in accordance to 811 dig law

  • Visit active job sites in a company provided vehicle to communicate to contractors or homeowners about safe dig practices in accordance to 811 dig law

  • Facilitate gas marking corrections and updates as needed

  • Provide quality checks on utility markings

  • Accurately complete detailed documentation of daily activities

  • Assist in identifying marked utilities, structures and maps and in the field

  • Perform operator level maintenance on assigned company tools and equipment as required

  • Other tasks as assigned

What You Bring to SAM

  • Experience with locating gas utilities highly preferred

  • Valid driver's license, in conjunction with successfully passing the company MVR requirements, clean background check and drug screening

  • Work outdoors under the full range of weather conditions typically experienced throughout all seasons of the year

  • Proficient communication verbal and written communication

Our Perks

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) – Accrual starts immediately

  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 4%

  • Employee Assistance Program – Your mental health is our priority

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)

  • Trainings throughout the year – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career

  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year

  • Passion for our Community – You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for nine 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!

EEO

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

  • Experience with locating gas utilities highly preferred

  • Valid driver's license, in conjunction with successfully passing the company MVR requirements, clean background check and drug screening

  • Work outdoors under the full range of weather conditions typically experienced throughout all seasons of the year

  • Proficient communication verbal and written communication

The nature of this role is to help prevent damages. The Damage Prevention Specialist works as a liaison to the homeowner and/or contractor and the gas company.

  • Practice safe dig practices in accordance to 811 dig law

  • Visit active job sites in a company provided vehicle to communicate to contractors or homeowners about safe dig practices in accordance to 811 dig law

  • Facilitate gas marking corrections and updates as needed

  • Provide quality checks on utility markings

  • Accurately complete detailed documentation of daily activities

  • Assist in identifying marked utilities, structures and maps and in the field

  • Perform operator level maintenance on assigned company tools and equipment as required

  • Other tasks as assigned

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