811 Dig Alert Coordinator

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Posted: 08/18/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Number: 1482 Pay Rate: 35.00

Job Description

Key Staffing is looking to hire an 811 Dig Alert Coordinator in Bakersfield, CA.

  • Receive and process incoming dig requests from excavators, contractors, and homeowners.
  • Verify the accuracy and completeness of dig requests, including location, scope of work, and contact information.
  • Coordinate with utility companies, municipalities, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate marking of underground utility lines.
  • Maintain a detailed record of dig requests, communications, and utility markings.
  • Provide guidance and support to excavators regarding the 811 program, safe digging practices, and relevant regulations.
  • Collaborate with field technicians to schedule and dispatch utility marking personnel to excavation sites.
  • Monitor and track the status of ongoing excavation projects to ensure compliance with the 811 programs.
  • Address any issues or concerns raised by excavators, utility companies, or other parties involved in the process.
  • Educate the public about the importance of calling 811 before starting any digging or excavation activities.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry regulations, safety standards, and best practices related to underground utility protection.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Knowledge of underground utility infrastructure, excavation processes, and safety protocols.
  • Proficiency in using computer software and databases for record-keeping and communication.
  • Customer service-oriented mindset and the ability to handle inquiries and resolve issues diplomatically.
  • Familiarity with local, state, and federal regulations related to excavation and utility protection.
  • Prior experience in a similar role or in the utility industry is beneficial.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. We participate in E-Verify.
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