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NPL Locator

Date: May 2, 2021

Location: UNIONTOWN, PA, US, 15401

Company: Centuri Group, Inc.


Join the leader in underground pipeline construction and get yourself a solid career with solid pay! Take the first step on your path to career advancement; Join Us - We’ve got work for the next 100 years!


Locators are vital in insuring our crews work safely. Your duties involve locating and marking the existing natural gas and sewer facilities.


  • Join the Largest Natural Gas Distribution Contractor in the United States
  • Weekly Payroll
  • Paid, on-the-job training for technical skills
  • Employee Assistance program benefit
  • Health Insurance Plan benefit
  • Retirement Plan benefit


  • Field mark customer Natural Gas Facilities for internal construction crews
  • Receive and manage customer phone calls
  • Coordinate activities to resolve customer complaints and issues
  • Gather and record sewer lateral depth measurements in residential and commercial areas via push rod, tape measure, and sonde
  • Provide a detailed address list of non-discovered sewer laterals requiring alternate means of discovery
  • Provide daily and weekly production data reports
  • Post informational door tags/letters notifying residents of our inspection procedures
  • Coordinate with contractors to provide additional sewer lateral inspections as required
  • Other duties as requested by leadership 

Education, Skills, Experience Needed

  • Ability to obtain OQ qualifications for mark out duties
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage difficult customers; call center experience a plus
  • A “quick learn” with aptitude to rapidly absorb and retain information
  • Ability to stay focused and manage multiple projects simultaneously despite fast-changing conditions
  • Commitment to doing quality work while putting safety first

Working Environment

  • Work sites are outdoors in potentially extreme weather conditions
  • All worksite safety instructions are written and spoken in English; must be fluent in English
  • Work includes prolonged and repeated: lifting (including overhead, up to 50lbs); standing; climbing; kneeling; reaching and feeling; crouching and crawling
  • Flexibility to work various schedules and stay late when necessary with little or no notice
  • Work is performed within the “red zone” of heavy equipment
  • Working safely requires quick/accurate hand-eye coordination


  • Pass pre-employment, random, post-accident, and reasonable suspicion drug screens
  • Provide valid US work authorization documents for E-Verify
  • Satisfactory results of pre-employment background check results
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Pre-employment medical fit-for-duty test; hold/obtain DOT medical card
  • Join and maintain Union membership 
  • With the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve in mind, all candidates who receive an offer of employment will be required to complete a COVID-19 risk assessment; your responses will help us determine an employment start date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Centuri and its subsidiary companies will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.  Centuri will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh